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Yeah, it's probably just the way a RAID setup is.

But I'm curious now: which driver are you using? I mean, are you using Intel's Rapid Storage Technology driver? If so, then is it at least version 9.6?
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I'm on AMD system, RAID driver was included on chipset setup via Catalyst Control Center.

What is it that you mean? I'm saying that the RAID should be considered Disk 0 since its on the first ports. Instead it's Disk #2. Which means 2 of the HDD's preceed it then it's the RAID then the other 2 discs. But my picture is proof that i have connected every end correctly.
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post #13 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by therock003 View Post
I'm on AMD system, RAID driver was included on chipset setup via Catalyst Control Center.

What is it that you mean? I'm saying that the RAID should be considered Disk 0 since its on the first ports. Instead it's Disk #2. Which means 2 of the HDD's preceed it then it's the RAID then the other 2 discs. But my picture is proof that i have connected every end correctly.
I'm just basing that off what TheDreadedGMan said. It sounds to me like if it depends "on which SATA devices initialize first, which drivers load first etc.", then maybe this is normal for RAID setups.

Also, I was going by your sig rig (I've grown accustomed to not assuming everyone's sig rig is up to date).
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post #14 of 24
You connected them to sata 4 and 5...
Counting starts from upper connectors.
Edited by DiNet - 12/20/10 at 7:15am
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post #15 of 24
Quote:
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You connected them to sata 4 and 5...
Counting starts from upper connectors.
But the diagram in the manual says differently.
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post #16 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
But the diagram in the manual says differently.
I'm more than sure it starts from upper slots as usual...
to be honest i never looked at manuals, i just look at mobo. So i would hold on saying anything about diagram, maybe you're reading it wrong

If he'll swap places and still it remains same it would be something at least
Than at least i could learn something new
Edited by DiNet - 12/20/10 at 7:25am
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post #17 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by DiNet View Post
I'm more than sure it starts from upper slots as usual...
to be honest i never looked at manuals, i just look at mobo. So i would hold on saying anything about diagram, maybe you're reading it wrong

If he'll swap places and still it remains same it would be something at least
Than at least i could learn something new
I'm not reading it wrong. See it for yourself in Post #10 above: http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...l#post11713459

The diagram is beneath the photo.
Edited by TwoCables - 12/20/10 at 7:32am
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I'm more than sure it starts from upper slots as usual...
to be honest i never looked at manuals, i just look at mobo. So i would hold on saying anything about diagram, maybe you're reading it wrong

If he'll swap places and still it remains same it would be something at least
Than at least i could learn something new
You're wrong. I have seen it on the PCB as well. BTW after the SATA3 ports end there are an additional 2x sata 2 slots. Named Sata_6/Sata_7. So even if it wasnt written on the PCB it would still not make sense.

You're being certain and insistent on wrong assumptions.
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Additionally here are reports from other members facing this as well.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installat...t-matters.html
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I would personally name the drives something in windows and then write than on a piece of tape and stick it to the drives internally.. Then if you have a problem with drive "PC" you'll know to look for the drive labeled "PC"
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