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asrock 970 extreme 3 wont recognize hard drive

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by fritoking, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. fritoking

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    ok guys , putting together an amd fx pc with the motherboard in the title, an fx 6100 8 gb ram and a western digital 1 tb caviar blue...the system boots ..loads windows setup but cannot locate the hard drive...although the bios says it has a wd 0.0 gb hard drive? not used to the eufi bios...have the hard drive set to ahci mode....am i missing something
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    well the w.d drive is fubarred.....1 tb and it reads 2048 gb in my usb dock? but then says crc errors so i guess rma is in order
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    =/ Was going to suggest that you needed to install the AHCI drivers or set SATA to IDE mode, definitely RMA in order. Need to bum a hdd til you get the 1Tb back?
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    Thanks but I just put the 640wd in my b/s/t post in it.......was kinda disappointed that HD was bad.but the rest went without a hitch and he is really happy with the system ans can't wait to try it out with a few new games

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