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Ok so ive just installed my new SSD, thats actually working fine

I just have 2 issues that id like to get answers on, they are very minor and probably not actually issues but any help would be appreciated

First off, now that ive enabled ACHI in the bios, everytime I boot my pc the bios does a very quick check of the HDD's, both the normal and secondary controllers (sata & gsata). is there anyway to stop the screen appearing after the splash screen or do I just have to put up with it?

Also second issue
My samsung spinpoint 500gb drive, Model HD502HJ, refuses to be detected when connected to one of the sata ports, its only recongnised in one of the Gsata ports instead. Both my SSD and my other Hitachi HDD work fine in the Sata ports. Is that much of an issue or should I just stay with it as is?

My motherboard btw is the gigabyte on in my sig rig
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post #2 of 7
The only way to get rid of the two messages during POST regarding AHCI and GSATA is to disable the controllers in the BIOS. But of course, that means you'll have switched to IDE mode and that those GSATA ports will be disabled.

But if you want to stop seeing the message about the GSATA ports, then we definitely need to find a way to get the Spinpoint recognized on the blue SATA ports. Then we would be able to disable the onboard GSATA controller thereby giving you a slightly quicker POST.
Edited by TwoCables - 12/30/10 at 4:45am
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Im currently downloading the latest chipset drivers for my mobo which includes some sata raid drivers so ill try after that. Also gonna try even more sata leads although I have tried a couple already.

Its weird that it isn't detected, it doesn't show up in the bios at all and I can't really work out why that is.
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If it doesn't show up in the BIOS, then different drivers won't help with that.

I am beginning to wonder if the drive is defective.
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post #5 of 7
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Maybe, tbh I can do without the damn thing anyway. It has only got music on it atm and I've just backed it up on my hitachi drive.
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Originally Posted by Shadow of Intent View Post
Maybe, tbh I can do without the damn thing anyway. It has only got music on it atm and I've just backed it up on my hitachi drive.
Oh, so then it used to work. Hmm...

Did you mean that you already tried a few different SATA cables?
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post #7 of 7
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It works when its in the GSATA port.
I can access and write to it fine when its in that port.

Ive tried a couple of SATA leads and again all work fine in both SATA and GSATA sockets but the samsung drive is only detected in the bios when connected to one of the GSATA sockets.

It doesn't detect the drive when put into a normal blue SATA socket.

EDIT: I think ill leave the drive out for some other build for now.
Gonna look at getting some WD caviar blue drives as they have the SATA 6 GB/s interface that my board can do (the caviar green only has the 3 gb and the caviar black are a bit more than I wanna spend on a storage drive). Hopefully they will serve me better than this samsung has.
Edited by Shadow of Intent - 12/30/10 at 5:56am
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