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Old 01-20-2011, 11:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question SSD Not Detected In BIOS

Hello! I just built a computer with these parts:

ASUS Crosshair IV Formula AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/sAMD
Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
Rosewill BRONZE Series RBR1000-M 1000W
SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s
Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive
LG Black 10X Blu-ray Burner - Bulk SATA

I got the SSD to put Windows 7 on, but for some reason it does not show up in BIOS. In the SATA device list, it shows "NOT DETECTED" for SATA 1, which is where the SSD is located. It detects my WD 1TB drive, so I went ahead and installed Windows onto it in the hopes that if I updated my BIOS drivers it would fix it, but it still isn't showing up after I updated it.

The drive is hooked up with a 6GB/S SATA cable.

Any idea what the problem could be?

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could be a bad cable, id try another one then go from there.
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