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X1 Extreme - M.2 SATA SSD key compatibility

Q: X1 Extreme - M.2 SATA SSD key compatibility

Hi everyone, I just bought a ThinkPad X1 Etreme and would like to add a second SSD. As I only use it for storing data, I want to opt for a cheaper SATA based one, as these are also supported. Which M.2 keys are supported on the X1E: B-key, M-key or B&M-key?I would assume that B&M would work, but I am not sure whether there is a downside compared to get the right fit B- or M-key. The option I was looking at was this: http://www.crucial.com/ProductDisplay?urlRequestType=Base&catalogId=10151&categoryId=&productId=2429...Would this one work? Any help is much appreciated :-)

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Hi, I wanted to replace my 16GB stick with 2 new 16GB sticks for a total of 32 GB. I bought a DDR 4,  2666MHz, 260 pin set from an online store.   I installed it, reboot, nothing.  Won't even get to the LENOVO welcome screen.  I removed and reinstalled the sticks a few times to make sure they were correct. Still no luck.     Is there a list of compatible memory models from the well known vendors (Crucial, Corsair, Kingston, etc) that have been proven to work with the X1 Extreme?  I'm not sure why these didn't work. They were ECC modules. What came with the X1 Extreme I think were non-ECC, but I don't think that is the problem. Not sure what it could be.   Could people let me know what memory sticks (Make & Model number) they've used with the X1 Extreme? Thank you !  

A:X1 Extreme memory compatibility list

The ThinkPad P1 accepts ECC RAM, but I am pretty sure that the ThinkPad X1 Extreme is not compatible with ECC memory.     As far as manufacturer, it shipped with Hynix, Samsung, Micron (Crucial) and Ramaxel SODIMMs, so there are many 2666MHz DDR4 choices out there, but stay away from the "Value" RAM because it is usually of inferior quality. Cheers,

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Hi, I wanted to replace my 16GB stick with 2 new 16GB sticks for a total of 32 GB. I bought a DDR 4,  2666MHz, 260 pin set from an online store.   I installed it, reboot, nothing.  Won't even get to the LENOVO welcome screen.  I removed and reinstalled the sticks a few times to make sure they were correct. Still no luck.     Is there a list of compatible memory models from the well known vendors (Crucial, Corsair, Kingston, etc) that have been proven to work with the X1 Extreme?  I'm not sure why these didn't work. They were ECC modules. What came with the X1 Extreme I think were non-ECC, but I don't think that is the problem. Not sure what it could be.   Could people let me know what memory sticks (Make & Model number) they've used with the X1 Extreme? Thank you !  

A:X1 Extreme memory compatibility list

The ThinkPad P1 accepts ECC RAM, but I am pretty sure that the ThinkPad X1 Extreme is not compatible with ECC memory.     As far as manufacturer, it shipped with Hynix, Samsung, Micron (Crucial) and Ramaxel SODIMMs, so there are many 2666MHz DDR4 choices out there, but stay away from the "Value" RAM because it is usually of inferior quality. Cheers,

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I want to add another memory bar to my X1 Extreme (1st gen). As I understood, the RAM the device comes shipped with, is single rank. Will a dual rank chip also fit the device in terms of physical space (and cooling)? Thank you.

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 I have multiple offices that i work from. My ideal setup is to work from a desk with a large monitor, keyboard, speakers and printer but carry my laptop from location to location. I chose the P27h monitor because it has USB-C connectivity. My understanding when I purchased this monitor and computer setup was that I could place my closed computer in a vertical stand, connected to power and usb-c to the monitor, and use the monitor as a hub to run a few other peripherals. At most, this is a wireless mouse and keyboard (logi), a set of powered desktop speakers, and in some cases a printer. Essentially, I thought I had a dock and monitor all in one.  I seem to have issues at start up, and intermittent freezing/latency issues during usage. At startup, if the monitor has been left on it has issues connecting the video. In other words, my peripherals will work, but even with the laptop open sometimes I can't extend my monitor. I have the proper power settings (i believe) to close my laptop and continue to run. This works on one of my monitors but not on the other. Depending on which monitor I'm plugging into, I get different results as to whether the video works and how i get it to work. Once working, it functions well but there are freezing issues that I don't think are a function of the computer.  Am I asking too much of the P27H monitor? Should i not have considered this a docking station? Any settings I should double check/procedures to follow to m... Read more

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I recently purchased am Asus Rampage III Extreme mobo for my first enthusiast build in several years, and I have some questions about which memory its compatible with.

On newegg, the specifications state that these frequencies will work: DDR3 2200(O.C.) / 2133(O.C.) / 2000(O.C.) / 1800(O.C.) / 1600 / 1333 / 1066.

Does that mean that I can put DDR2200 memory in that mobo, or that I can overclock DDR1600 up to 1800, 2000, 2133, or 2200?

Thanks for your help!
 

A:Asus Rampage III Extreme memory compatibility

The overclock RAM bandwidth is dependant upon overclocking the CPU for the most part since CPU and RAM frequency are linked by fixed divider ratio's. Overclocking RAM is usually a by-product of overclocking the CPU.
If you are looking to get the RAM to DDR3-1866+ speeds you should be looking for a faster kit. DDR3-1600 in general will not reach past 1900 for the most part*- if it did then it would be sold as a faster kit.
Buying a DDR3-2000 kit (for example) gives supposed headroom for overclocking, plus has the standard JEDEC RAM profiles embedded within it (DDR3-1066, -1333, -1600) for operating with a non-overclocked CPU. This range of utilisation (along with the higher speed bin) is why faster kits sell for a premium.

* This is assuming the RAM is not over-volted. While the Core i7/i5 CPU's have a maximum memory voltage of 1.875v ( Intel spec pdf Table 2-6, pg.22), I believe any CPU damage that occurs using a voltage over Intel's 1.65v recommendation is not covered by warranty.
 

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Hi,  According to the specifications sheet, X1 Extreme supports both Sata and Nvme Ssd's. https://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/ThinkPad/ThinkPad%20X1%20Extreme/ThinkPad_X1_Extreme_Platfo... My machine comes with an Nvme Ssd. It would be OK to add an additional Sata Ssd in the free slot, right? And use both. (Just checking, before I buy).  Thanks!Adrian

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I recently noticed the SATA Controller Mode in BIOS curretly set to "AHCI Mode" instead of Intel RST, but my X1 Extreme Gen 2 uses a Samsung 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD using PCIe.  My impression was that RST Mode allows you to take advantage of SSDs using PCIe and achieve better performance, but have also read that's only if you're using a RAID setup which I am not.  Would I gain anything by switching to RST mode or should I leave it in AHCI? Side note: Not sure if it matters but the Intel RST driver does show up in Device Manager, even after manually downloading it from the Lenovo website.  I do see the "Microsoft Storage Spaces Controller" and "Standard NVMe Express Controller" under the Storage Controllers section though. Any help or advice is appreciated, thanks.

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Hi guys,

I have an ASRock z77 Extreme6 motherboard. I am trying to connect four hard drives, and partition and install Windows 8 x64. The drives I will be using are Samsung Evo 250gb, OCZ Vertex 4 128gb, OCZ Solid 3 60gb, and a Hitachi 750gb spinner. I would like to use the Samsung as the C:\ drive, Vertex 4 as the D:\ drive, Solid 3 as the E:\ drive, and the Hitachi as the F:\ drive. Well, at least have the drives in that order. So, I connected the Samsung and the Vertex 4 to the Intel SATA 3 ports which are the second set of grey SATA ports. Then, I have the OCZ Solid 3 and the Hitachi spinner connected to the first set of grey SATA 3 ports. When I went to install Windows 8 the partitions were listed in the fallowing order.
Hitachi spinner
OCZ Solid 3
OCZ Vertex 4
Samsung EVO
In the manual for the motherboard it says to make sure the boot drives are connected to the Intel SATA 3 ports. Which I did. I used the Samsung and the Vertex 4. I then went down to the Samsung and partitioned it in UEFI format. Next I partitioned the Vertex 4. Then, the Solid 3 and the Hitachi. I highlighted the Samsung drive and clicked install. Once in Windows the Samsung was my C:\ drive but the other drives where out of order. Therefore, I went into disk management and assigned the drives the drive letters I wanted them to have. Therefore, the drives are now in the order I wanted them in that I listed above. I find it pretty weird that if the Intel SATA 3 ports are suppose to be used for your boo... Read more

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Hi all, want to upgrade to new motherboard but keep SATA 2 HDD, is SATA 3 on new motherboards backwardly compatible to allow for SATA 2 HDD? thanks
 

A:SATA 2 compatibility

yes..............
 

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This is a very simple question -

Is sataII (i think sata 300 is the same as sataII) compatible with the sata connector on the motherboard? Or does it require some kind of a specific interface connector?

Regards...
 

A:Sata Compatibility

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Will a SATA 1.5 and a SATA II/3.0 work in RAID 0?

I have a 250gb SATA 1.5, and they only sell new hard drives in SATA II/3.0, so are they fully compatible and will they work together in RAID 0?
 

A:RAID and SATA II compatibility

Most likely, but you may have to cap the new hhd at 1.5 either with a jumper, in bios or somewhere else, maybe you wont even have to.
Don't do anything until someone who knows more about raid posts here.
 

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I want to install a second hard drive in HP2250. Current drive is a SATA 2 WD800JD. I can get SATA 600 mBps for same price as 300. How do I confirm compatibility of computer interface?

Thx
 

A:SATA Drive Compatibility

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Hiyas

Just purchased myself the Abit KV8 Pro 3rd Eye mobo with Skt754 2800+ Proc, put it together lastnite only to find it refuses to see my 250Gb Sata Seagate drive.

Before anyone suggests replacing hardware, this is all i can afford and it is working with a smaller drive of a different brand on SATA. Judging by the posts on Abits site, it doesn't look like Seagate is all that compatible with their boards.

Does anyone know of a way around this problem, or at least know where i can find a list of drives that'll work with my new board? Preferably something around 200Gb to 300Gb, but at this point i'll take what i can get.

I've looked on the Abit site at the tested drives already, they seem to only be IDE which doesn't help much.

Thanks in advance
BW
 

A:Solved: Abit KV8 Pro 3rd Eye Sata compatibility?

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Would it be possible to upgrade this computer by adding a HyperX Savage 480 GB SATA 3 2.5 SSD to it? Thanks everyone Peter

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Hi all, just a quick question about hard drive compatibility. I have a motherboard that is currently connected to an SATA hard drive. I am looking to buy another disk (Maxtor STM3250820AS 250GB 7200RPM SATAII 8MB Cache - OEM) and was wondering if SATAII will work with my motherboard.

Also will there be any compatibility issues with the power connector? (I don't know what they are called but I have a white 4 pin power connector, if that's any help.)

Operating system: Windows XP pro
Motherboard: Intel desktop board D101GGC

Thanks.

Sharker.
 

A:Quick question: SATA compatibility

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I installed XP in dual boot mode with Vista pre-installed on a Toshiba Satellite L350-20J notebook.

Since I couldn't find the appropriate files for the F6 process in the Matrix Storage Manager (in the L350 Toshiba driver section for XP, you get an EXE file) to use at xp install time, in the BIOS I switched the SATA AHCI parameter to "compatibility". The XP installation went fine.

Once XP was installed, when I tried to run the Matrix Storage Manager driver, I got the message "This computer does not meet minimum requirements for installing the software". On the other hand, the chipset utility was installed without a hitch.

When I switched back the "compatibilty" parameter to AHCI in the BIOS, the system would not boot properly. It would direct me to multiple choice screen for Safe mode, etc.

Furthermore, EasyBCD gets stuck when I try to define Vista in the Add/Remove entries section.

How can I get into SATA mode at this stage?

A:SATA - AHCI vs compatibility mode

do a repair install and make sure you hit F6 to install the RAID/AHCI drivers.

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Hi, back with another issue on a different computer.

I'm installing Seven on a WinXP machine and completed the install, but forgot to change the SATA setting in the bios from "compatibility mode" to AHCI. Now when I change it, windows gives me bluescreen on boot.

I'm dumbfounded that Windows Seven startup repair can't fix a problem this simple, but it completely failed, wasn't even able to find a problem.

I was thinking it might be easier to just reformat and begin the install over again, or startup in safemode and install the intel SATA drivers... assuming it will let me boot into safemode with AHCI enabled.

Is there another alternative here?

Thanks.


ps. On the other computer (different thread), I'm going to wait till I have several hours of uninterrupted time, in case I need to begin over installing all the windows versions one at a time. I'll reply with any success/failure on that thread later in the week.

A:Changing SATA from Compatibility mode to AHCI

Not to worry - Windows 7 actually already has a generic AHCI driver; it just needs to be enabled before you change the mode in your BIOS.

Microsoft provides a step-by-step guide for doing so, which involves nothing more than setting a single registry value.

Error message when you start a Windows 7 or Windows Vista-based computer after you change the SATA mode of the boot drive: "STOP 0x0000007B INACCESSABLE_BOOT_DEVICE"

Let us know if you need help with anything else.

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Yep. Want to know the skylake version of nitro V 15 i5-6200u,gtx950m ones is it compatible to Pcie M.2 slot? Will it run full speed if using Samsung SM961 NVMe M.2 PCIe 3.0x4? 3100MB/sec read, 1400MB/sec write? 

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Hi everyone. I am new to this board and I need your expertise. I am building a new computer using Asus P5AD2-E Premium motherboard, Intel 775LGA 3.2 Ghz, Geforce 6600GT, 500W power supply and so on. I wanted to know whether or not this motherboard will support SATA II hard drives such as Hitachi T7K250 (250 MB) or not. Thanks for the help.
 

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Hi everyone. I am new to this board and I need your expertise. I am building a new computer using Asus P5AD2-E Premium motherboard, Intel 775LGA 3.2 Ghz, Geforce 6600GT, 500W power supply and so on. I wanted to know whether or not this motherboard will support SATA II hard drives such as Hitachi T7K250 (250 MB) or not. Thanks for the help.
 

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I installed XP in dual boot mode with Vista pre-installed on a Toshiba Satellite L350-20J notebook.

Since I couldn't find the appropriate files for the F6 process in the Matrix Storage Manager (in the L350 Toshiba driver section for XP, you get an EXE file) to use at xp install time, in the BIOS I switched the SATA AHCI parameter to "compatibility". The XP installation went fine.

Once XP was installed, when I tried to run the Matrix Storage Manager driver, I got the message "This computer does not meet minimum requirements for installing the software". On the other hand, the chipset utility was installed without a hitch.

When I switched back the "compatibilty" parameter to AHCI in the BIOS, the system would not boot properly. It would direct me to multiple choice screen for Safe mode, etc.

Furthermore, EasyBCD gets stuck when I try to define Vista in the Add/Remove entries section.

How can I get into SATA mode at this stage?
 

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i bought a new laptop toshiba satellite c850..no os was installed in it.i got installed windows 7.but later when i tried to install windows 8,i was unable to install it.then i checked the user manual which came along with the laptop.it said

[when installing an operating system other than microsoft windows vista and windows 7,please follow the steps
1.press power button and the f2 key
2.select advanced(->system configuration)
3.select compatibility mode for SATA controller mode
4.press f10

you will be then able to boot from the ODD.]


i did as it is said...but windows 8 is not booting from the dvd even after i did as it is told.
and when i tried to start windows 7 normally....it is having startup problem...it shows blue screen and shuts off.

so i changed the bios settings to AHCI mode and restarted...windows 7 is running properly...how to make windows 7 run in controlller mode??

A:windows 7 startup problem in sata compatibility mode

Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, & Win XP will run in AHCI mode.

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I need to verify if the Samsung MZNLF128HCHP (CM871) 128 GB SATA M.2 is compatible with the 8910 main board.  The spec is m.2 and the CM871 is
- M.2 Interface / SATA3 
- NGFF 80mm Solid State Drive (SSD)

A:XPS 8910 compatibility Samsung MZNLF128HCHP (CM871) 128 GB SATA M.2

This is "B" keyed  SATA not PCI-E keyed. So no its not compatible.
Sata Express uses the same physical connector as older SATA drives but uses X4 PCI Express lanes rather than the SATA bus to boost storage speeds.   B Keyed is not compatible with PCI-E
The card below takes both.
 

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Hello All,

I just got my hands on a Compaq 36.4 gb hard drive (10k RPM). It has an scsi port connector but I don't know how to connect it to my ECS board which is fairly new (one of those SLI-status boards). I might need a converter of some sort. The hard drive model is: BD0366459B , my board model is ECS 945-p ( http://www.digit-life.com/articles2/mainboard/ecs-945p-a-i945p.html ) .

Thanks ahead of time.
 

A:Hard Drive Compatibility?:confused: SCSI to IDE or SATA?

According to this site
Product Name BD0366459B
CD-ROM Drive Compaq CRD-8402B
Hard Disk Drive Compaq BD0366459B; 9.09 GB; Firmware 3B12; Wide Ultra3SCSI
BD0366459B; 145. GB; 291. GB; Firmware B005; Wide Ultra3SCSI
Host Bus Adapter Compaq Integrated Dual-Channel Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 ControllerClick to expand...

You need

(1) a SCSI-3 controller to be installed into the mobo
(2) a Wide Ultra3SCSI cable

You may get the hard disk cheap but could get rip off by the hardware needed to go with SCSI equipment.

The Sata can be viewed as a poor man's SCSI but at least your mobo support 4 units out of the box. I doubt if a SCSI can be cheaper than Sata nowadays which is being retailed at GBP 0.128 per Gb. Thus the 36.4Gb unit would cost no more than GBP 4.65 in UK which, if being a Sata disk, is equivalent to approximately one imperial gallon of petrol. That amount of money will not be able to buy either one the above two attachments required to run the unit.

Technically if you run a Sata Raid 0 to half the access time it should beat the SCSI disk performance hand down, I would have thought.
 

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I was messing around with the bios and I changed the bios from AHCI to CMS (i don't know exactly the name, I didn't paid too much attention) and the Sata Controller to Compatibility mode, now the computer won't start, the keyboard won't work and after a while or pressing a key multiple times the computer will start making a "beep" sound. Can somebody help me please?

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Hi all, While I suspect the answer is affirmative after reviewing similar posts and replies, I wanted to ask if anyone has verified compatibility of the Samsung 860 EVO 1TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-76E1T0B/AM) with the T430 whose HDD I am eager to replace. In addition, were there any difficulties encountered and how were they resolved? Thanks in advance for your time and support.

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So I just got my x1 extreme gen 2 the other day (the 1080p panel), and on brightnesses 30% or lower, I ALWAYS notice my screen dim or adjust brightness whenever I use another task. For example, switching between a browser tab on chrome, my screen will dim or go brighter depending on the web page. When I minimize a window, the screen will decide to dim a little bit. Another example is whenever there's a prompt to open a program, after I hit yes (or no), the screen brightness adjustment after the transition becomes very very apparent.. It's VERY frustrating and I haven't found a fix for it yet. The only option I have to adjust display in the power settings are "turn display off after". I also have no option for adaptive brightness, so at this point im wondering what's causing this issue when this device itself is brand new. I am on windows 10 home edition. 

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So I just got my x1 extreme gen 2 the other day (the 1080p panel), and on brightnesses 30% or lower, I ALWAYS notice my screen dim or adjust brightness whenever I use another task. For example, switching between a browser tab on chrome, my screen will dim or go brighter depending on the web page. When I minimize a window, the screen will decide to dim a little bit. Another example is whenever there's a prompt to open a program, after I hit yes (or no), the screen brightness adjustment after the transition becomes very very apparent.. It's VERY frustrating and I haven't found a fix for it yet. The only option I have to adjust display in the power settings are "turn display off after". I also have no option for adaptive brightness, so at this point im wondering what's causing this issue when this device itself is brand new. I am on windows 10 home edition. 

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My Box config

AMD athlon 64bit 2800+

ASUS K8-VX Mother board

want to upgrade to 500 gigs or if possible to 1tb Sata HDD

Problem is
1) Mother board is old done almost 3 years
2) I don't know what version of SATA will be supported
Please advise

Thanks in advance for your answers

Regards
 

A:Need to upgrade to SATA Not sure if it is sata or sata II which my mobo supports

http://www.asus.com/search.aspx?searchitem=1&searchkey=k8v-x

I don't know why, but everytime I go to asus, they're hving site maintenance
Anyway see if you can click on Specifications there
 

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Hello,

I recently had issues with my PSU and rather than play guesswork on whether its still functional, I rather just replace it.

My motherboard is a m3n78-pro. Its a bit dated but I'd like for this pc to last another 6 months before I build an entirely new rig. If I read the manual correctly, it requires ATX 12V V2.0.

The PSU I'd like to change to (since it just has to last another 6 months) this 900 w PSU. Would the m3n78-pro be compatible with this PSU? One concern I had was that the m3n78-pro requires a 4 pin ATX +12v connector. If I read the PSU's specifications correctly it has one 12V 8-pin (4 + 4) CPU power connector. Is that 8-pin two separate power connector, ie do I just use 1 of the connectors to fit into the 4 pin ATX +12v connector?

Please excuse my noobishness but what exactly does the v2.92 Motherboard specification entail? I tried to google it, but got less useful information and product results from newegg.

Also I read the wiki on the ATX 12V V2.X standard, but it didn't answer my question - is ATX12V v2.3 backwards compatible with the ATX12V v2.0 standard?
Thank you very much for any help you can give.
 

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Please help.
I've been getting this message for about a month. However, after rebooting sometimes once, sometimes several times the computer eventually boots up. After reading multiple posts on similar issues, I went and got a new hard drive. I backed up all the files and was going to reinstall evertyhing from scratch onto this new hard drive. I took the old one out and put in the new one. I get the same message when it tries to boot.
At this point I swapped the drives again (the old one is back in).
I am at a loss.
Am I doing something wrong when I'm installing the new drive? Why am I getting the same message with this new drive?
System specs:
Inspiron 531
Vista
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+ 2.81 GHz
2GB RAM

Thank you.
 

A:no boot device available sata 0: installed sata 1: installed sata 2: none sata 3: non

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Hello. I want an installed SSD, but the version of SATA is unknown. On the manufacturer's website there is no evidence of SATA bus. What's in this notebook Sata Sata 2 or Sata3?

A:installation SSD What's in this notebook Sata Sata 2 or Sata...

HI. Your computer comes out as SATA ... We can say that the generation of the equipment is SATA 3, being compatible on SATA 1,2,3. http://pcpartpicker.com/products/compare/MVWrxr,3kL7YJ/ Regards.

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Hi,I've got ENVY dv7-7255dx laptop from 2012 and I just wanted to know:- will it handle 16GB RAM? How fast RAM can I use- I want to add SSD and make it primary drive (and still keep current one for data) - will 240GB SSD (e.g. GoodRam Iridium Pro 240GB (SSDPR-IRIDPRO-240) be compatible?- can you please send me name or example model of SATA cable compatible with my laptop and mentioned above drive? It looks as it requires round cable - correct?- is drive mounting cage specific or can I buy any? Thank you in advance for any help. Regards,Gregory Malinowski













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A:ENVY dv7-7255dx SSD compatibility & RAM compatibility

We do not see that brand of SSD over here in the US but as it is a 2.5 inch wide 7 mm thick SATA SSD it is virtually certain to work.  Yes you can install 16 gigs of RAM.  Service Manual DDR3-1600-MHz dual channel support Supports up to 16384-MB system RAM Memory modules (2, PC3, 12800, 1600-MHz): 8-GB memory module 670034-001 https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-PC3-12800-Notebooks-KTH-X3C-8G/dp/B0089MTP0W/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1487796713&sr=8-2&keywords=670034-001 This is DDR3-1600 1.5 volt memory. The Kingston linked above will work.  Here is a link to the SATA cable and caddy for your laptop to use in the second bay: https://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_5&products_id=579&zenid=460053086b75bf15cd31e58e026a8e7d These are specific items and need to be designed for your specific model as there are mounting flanges and attachment  points that have to engage to hold the drive from moving inside the laptop.  I sense you are not in the US. If you have trouble finding any of this let us know but all can likely be found on eBay in Europe. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I want to transfer data from my hard drive in my laptop (Lenovo Y480) to a hard drive in my desktop. the cables for the sata adapter do not fit the hard drive from the laptop. Is there a different form for a 2.5 hard drive and a 3.5 hard drive?
 

A:sata to usb adapter cable dosen't fit sata hard drive in laptop?

Does the drive have an adapter need to remove to expose the SATA conenctors? I don;t see anything about the Y480 not having a standard SATA drive and laptop and desktop SATA connectors are the same.

Maybe post pictures of both the drive and your SATA cables.
 

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I have to replace my original hdd on my 9 year old Dell XPS 8100. The desktop  has an i7 chip so I'd hate to replace it with a new i7 PC because they are expensive.The bad drive is an esata drive. I notice that current crop of hdd's seem to be sata III drives. Will the old Dell PC mother board  on the desktop support the new sata III drivesIf I replace the bad hard drive would I be able to restore the W7 OS and all my data by using a macriumbackup file on the desktops external  backup drive?
Thanks for your help!

A:Can old oem sata hard drive be replaced with a new current generation sata III hdd on an 8 year old xps 8100 with an i7 chip??

Any 3.5" SATA drive will work.
As long as the system is in working order, and you purchase a SATA data cable for the additional drive, you should have no trouble cloning the existing drive to a new one.

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I'm looking at a Sabrent EC-UEIS7 Hard Drive Enclosure - 3.5" IDE/SATA to USB 2.0, eSATA in order to use one of my now internal Sata drives as an 'external' backup device.

If I turn the external power off on the back of the external Sata enclosure with my extra old Sata connected in it...will that drive then be safe from any virus/malware attacks from within my system (or online) even if the external enclosure Sata cable is still connected to the main PC?

I'm assuming if I have the power switch switched off on this external enclosure with my Sata drive...then nothing can read/write to the Sata drive in this external case ?

Thanks...TRinAZ

A:Safety of internal 3.5 Sata IDE in external Sata case for backups

Yes, that is correct. The HDD must have power and data to function in any capacity.

If there is no power going to any drive then they can not read or write anything even if the data cable is attached.

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Yesterday I had a PC technician around to see why my PC was not booting-up properly and also to change my SSD to a larger SSD. As I am visually challenged I cannot do hardware upgrades etc, so I got a Techie guy in.

We used Zinstall HDD by-the-way and I would highly recommend this application for such a job plus, it is extremely fast.

Anyway, while he was diagnosing my boot-up issue he discovered I had a malfunctioning network card; while removing this, he noticed all the SATA settings were set to SATA 2.

When he reset these to SATA 3, the PC would not start-up! When he set them again to SATA 2 there was no problem and it worked fine?

Can anyone illuminate me on this please?

Thanks for any/all imput

A:SATA 3 not working on Asus P6X58D-E motherboard with SATA III support

Many people have had issues with the Marvell controller on that MB.
You may want to live with SATA 3g/s. Easiest path, no real difference except for benchmarks, and no chance of data loss.
But in case you're not satisfied with that, here's something to look at.

AHCI-mode on Marvell 9128 controller in Windows 7 Ultimate x64

and

[Solved] ASUS P6x58D-E, Win 7 (64) Marvell AT 91xx - Asus - Motherboards-Memory
A fellow name Jaquith seems to know what's up.

Bottom line is you need the right drivers.

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Hi guys,
My old A215-S4747 has a Toshiba SATA drive (200 GB, model name: MK2035GSS) in it. However when i look at device manager, the drive appears to be configured over IDE bus, rather than SATA bus. I know, old motherboards were providing such option in order to eliminate compatibility issues with older OSes like XP, however this machine has Vista (SP2) by factory default.

I wanted to upgrade the drive (it's really aged) with a new faster SATA drive, but i couldn't find any option to configure it as SATA (not IDE) under BIOS!

I'm attaching screenshots here, and really disappointed about it. If i bus brand-new SATA drive, will it be forced to run over IDE channel (UDMA 5 max) which is really slower than SATA.

It seems Toshiba left no such option in BIOS and configured drives automatically as IDE eventhough they're actually SATA-provided.

Screenshots here:
https://i.hizliresim.com/gOlMEZ.jpg

https://i.hizliresim.com/Z9Nomk.jpg

https://i.hizliresim.com/lOY5mE.jpg

https://i.hizliresim.com/VrpWmP.jpg

https://i.hizliresim.com/nOP0ZR.jpg

Thanks!

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So i found an old sata hardrive that was stored for about 2 years.
While the computer was on, i tried to plugged the Hardrive in the SATA power connector cable, as soon as i plugged it in the power connector there was smoke coming from the connection and my computer immediately shutdown.

Can someone explain what happened? I though you could connect devices while the computer was on without any issues?

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this is an ASUS X83V notebook - Setting the SATA operation to 'compatible' mode at installation, Win8 CP installed fine, no hitches. Switched BIOS to Enhanced/full mode and it fails.

I recall this sort of problem from XP installs where tricks were needed to support SATA, but I do not recall this on Seven. Will Win 8 not detect the right controller, fetch the right driver? Do I need to manually force-install, reboot, reselect enhanced mode, and go from there?

thankx
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A:Are SATA issues like Vista?? Can't operate in full SATA mode

Is this so-called "enhanced" mode switching the storage over to AHCI mode? If so, you have to edit the registry first before being able to do that.

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I read an article stating there?s very little difference between SATA cables. So I tried it for myself.

This screenshot shows the slight differences in speed; likely most of you already knew this. In testing, an 11GB file transferred in 10 seconds using either cable. Vid link shows detail of test for those interested. May not want to toss old cables.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjtIKOSVpto

A:FYI Only - Discovered only slight diff betw SATA-1 vs. SATA-3 cables

I have noticed the same. MaximumPC magazine did an exhaustive test and came to the same conclusion, a SATA cable is a SATA cable. SATA III cables have a (sometimes annoying) latch on them.http://www.maximumpc.com/article/fea...c_investigates

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Hi, i'm new to this site but very familiar with technology, i built this machine myself.
im currently running off my old HD but i want to reinstall windows onto my new SATA hardrive (160GB) this one is an IDE. The BIOS and Nvidia Raid config recognize the drive but the windows installation does not. I was reading this thread on this site that i foudn from google

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/549769-bios-windows-do-not-recognize.html

because he has the same MB as myself but different hard drives. I am currently in the process of trying what he did but i do not have a floppy drive. I only have a 1 CD drive and a 16GB floppy drive. i'm going to try these routes first for the configuartion software but if not im going to see if i can find one laying around.

IF i cant find one and the CD/flash drive don't work is there another way to try the methods described in the previous web link?

*Hard Drives are Western Digital Caviar
 

A:Installation Problems of Windows XP onto SATA HD. SATA Drive not recognized.

Most newerBIOS allow an Alternate method for SATA . . Go into the bios and check the "Sata Operation" setting, change it to "Raid Autodetect/ATA if it is not already. Now try to install XP ( Verbage will vary by manufacturer )
 

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My PC refuses to boot. Diagnostics say SATA check smart log failedError 173520Failure 34EID RGG331-57S8H8-PXP82K-A80403

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I Can't Install a sata hard disk with a PCI sata controller card.?
My mb is MSI KT4V with AMD athlon 1800.My bios is AMI.
There is no option in my mb for a sata hard disk so i brought the sata pci cotroller card.
In post it shows the raid in my pci slot but cant detect my hard disk. It is a Segate 7200 rpm 160 gb hard disk.My sata pci controller card come with a driver cd but i cant install its driver in dos mode. and i think its for the windows version.
How can i install the single sata drive in my comp.
please help me...
 

A:Can't Install Sata Hard disk With PCI SATA controller card

Probably some fakeraid BS..
You have to enter the RAID BIOS and configure the drive as a RAID0 array or something similar. If it doesn't detect the drive in the RAID BIOS either, look over all your cables. Make sure you have power to the hard drive and suchlike.
 

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This call for help is apply to any one could provide help about the jmb363 jumpers setting combination to make the 2 internal sata and 2 external e-sata work at the same time , THANK YOU
AND HERE IS THE LINK FOR MY JUMPER : http://sam-2014.weebly.com/
 

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