Serial Advanced Technology Attachment, also known as Serial ATA or SATA, enables mass storage devices, such as hard drives and optical drives, to communicate with the motherboard using a high-speed serial cable over two pairs of conductors. Unlike ASUS, this plethora of models gives you more flexibility in finding a board that suits your needs best. Mar 31, Posts: Morrie, the D is a dual-proc P3 board. Click here to enlarge. HD 40GB boot 2. Performance suffers slightly due to the A South Bridge on board, but nonetheless it’s still very decent.

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If you are installing multiple hard drives and using RAID mode to increase storage space or create a backup disk, connect idw of the drives to the lowest numbered port SATA0 or SATA1then connect the remaining drives to ports on the same controller.

As for your overclock–if the AGP bus is overclocked, that may be your problem.

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Sorry this didn’t help. IDE mode is to give you the greatest compatibility with older operating systems. I can’t do trades, though, at this point. This is really pissing me off If you are installing multiple hard drives, but installing the operating system on only one drive, use the lowest numbered port on the motherboard SATA0 or SATA1 for this drive.


BIOS version 7 or greater Turn off the computer and wait five seconds. Changing the CPU core voltage. If you figure out more, let us know. Later I re-enabled the on-board promise device in bios and unfortunately WinXP didn’t recoginze the device by itself. Aug 6, Posts: GatorFan19 Seniorius Lurkius Registered: Press Y to confirm before exiting.

In an attempt to see how much overclocking could be done on the D Pro, we raised ude CPU core voltages to 1. Although I couldn’t test anything concerning stability so far.

Feb 13, Posts: The driver works fine with XP. Then use the other ports for optical drives.

Tue Feb 20, Drives are recognized without problems. Follow these steps to set the controller mode. Of course, 964dpro two chip TI solution gets the job done equally well, but may cost a bit more than the single-chip designs we see on newer boards. Pop the DV and boot up. Unfortunately no success as well.

Ars Scholae Palatinae et Subscriptor. I’m fairly sure you’re on the wrong “forum” for this type of topic.


It offers features such as hot-plugging and native command queuing NCQ. Has anyone an idea how to install HD’s on WinXP with the corresponding promise raid drivers for my pdc taid chipset? Aug 17, Posts: Besides all the basic components, MSI has also put in a lot of effort to make the D Pro a strong contender rzid including lots of features for overclockers, while at the same time focusing on reliability for the server market.

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RAID-0 which is striping but no parity or mirroring, this means there is no redundancy for data, If there is a failure on one disk, it will cause the data loss of the entire RAID array. After reboot the promise device reported an error under WinXP.

HowardLS Replied on December 16, You can set a SATA 694rpro drive to function in one of three controller modes: