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Hi all, I am wondering how to tell if my hard drive ports are locked or un-locked. Right now I am running 2 sata drives an have a feeling they are unlocked as i get some program errors when i overclock to far. I am using ports 1+2 now an am wondering if maybe 3+4 are locked. Also would the IDE ports be locked? I have never really had this problem before and am a little confused. TIA all
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Hi all, I am wondering how to tell if my hard drive ports are locked or un-locked. Right now I am running 2 sata drives an have a feeling they are unlocked as i get some program errors when i overclock to far. I am using ports 1+2 now an am wondering if maybe 3+4 are locked. Also would the IDE ports be locked? I have never really had this problem before and am a little confused. TIA all
No luck on Google for this. I'd suggest moving the cables to 3&4 and see if you still get the same errors. IDE should be fine otherwise
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Ya i can't find much on this board either. I guess i'll have to try moving them. If not are you sure the IDE bus will be locked? I would hate to pull the HD out of my other rig and reinstall windows on both machines to find out its not. Thanks again.
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Ya i can't find much on this board either. I guess i'll have to try moving them. If not are you sure the IDE bus will be locked? I would hate to pull the HD out of my other rig and reinstall windows on both machines to find out its not. Thanks again.
Yeah, the IDE is locked. Just check that the PCI is locked as well. You can check this with Clockgen if unsure.
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Cool, thanks. I didn't realize Clockgen did that.
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All sata ports are locked on all Nforce4 motherboards
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Really? Cool. BTW PCI ports are locked aswell i was't to sure as there is no option for it in the bios. I believe it is tied in with the PCI-E lock.
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