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Old 01-12-2007, 09:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hello i am currently building my gaming machine and im STUCK

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evga 680 sli mobo

evga 8800 gforce

core 2

ect ect....

the problem i have is it will NOT read that i have a cddrive connected via IDE, and yes i set the pins on the back of the drive..

i tried everything, i even booted from a windows boot floppy and it wont find a drive connected there.. i dont know what the heck the problem is... can anyone help me?

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Old 01-12-2007, 09:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think I heard of this issue before with that mobo. You might have to update the BIOS, to get this issue fixed. Alot said that the 680i is buggy, but once you update the BIOS, everything will be good.



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Old 01-12-2007, 09:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i talked to an evga person, they said i had the most recent bios....
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i litterally just got it today,... bios version p23.
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Try a different IDE cable.

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Old 01-12-2007, 10:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
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i tried the one that came with the mobo, and the one from my old pc, also i tried putting it on both spots on the cable.

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