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    bit of a problem

    just put my new hardware into my antec p800 case with my new 74 gb raptor but i need to put the raptor as a slave .. these hdd are both sata drives and ive tried the jumper on all 4 different 2 pins any help? just its not showing in my computer

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    Re: bit of a problem

    Master/Slave is only relevant to parallel ATA...

    What's it showing in the BIOS?

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    Re: bit of a problem

    it shows 2 hdd as masters on IDE says nothing about SATA which makes me thinks theres a problem there?

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    Re: bit of a problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Destroyer^ View Post
    it shows 2 hdd as masters on IDE says nothing about SATA which makes me thinks theres a problem there?
    That's right - each drive will be the master of that SATA cable. There is only one drive per SATA cable, rather than the two drives that you could have per old-school parallel cables.

    Could you go to Control Panal -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management -> Disk Management (Or whatever the Vista equivalent is, if you use Vista) and see what's there. Maybe the disk just isn't enabled in the OS?

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    Re: bit of a problem

    ahh ok says the disk is unallocated/unknown and not iniatilized

    any help on what to do ?

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    Re: bit of a problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Destroyer^ View Post
    ahh ok says the disk is unallocated/unknown and not iniatilized

    any help on what to do ?
    You need to format the disk, there should be the option to do it in that page somewhere, right click the disk and select Format IIRC.

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    Re: bit of a problem

    Can't remember exact menus, etc, off the top of my head, but you'll need to format it to NTFS, enable it, and assign it a drive letter. You should be able to do all of this by getting up the context menu by right clicking on the unallocated/unknown disk.

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    Re: bit of a problem

    aha doing it now.. cheers mate

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