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Wd1600aasd doesn't get recognized on my a8v motherboard.. i know it's an sata I but ppl tell me SATA II works.. plus the guy at the tech store knew it was a SATA I Board.. can this work or i have to return it

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  • jeromeleblan Jul 13, 2009

    eum yes i tried that.. still no luck.. saying that it cannot detect it.. if i load it as a secondary drive yes it apears in my device manager.. but my hdd is shot.. takes 10 mins to load.. and if i unplug it the post usualy took time now it doesn't but it still does not detect it .. saying the bios is not installed

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Some via chipsets require the drives be jumpered to 150mbps, sata 2 is 300mbps. should work otherwise sata 2 is backwards compatible. read the paper on the drives they should have a jumper.

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