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    SATA AHCI

    Thanks guys. Done :)
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    SATA AHCI

    Didn't find about the differences, but apparently people say use AHCI on modern rings.
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    SATA AHCI

    Somebody asked me to install Windows 7, 64 bit on their brand new PC. i5, asus p7p55d-e In BIOS there is a setting: Configure SATA as IDE I wonder whether I should leave it as it is. I think it might be a better idea to set it as AHCI? Thanks!
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    No. It is not. I have been warned about VIA...so, I know whom to blame :eek: Thanks for the s/w. I will have a look at it.
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    However, there is one thing that worries me. With USB, when you want to disconnect device you have an icon where you tell which one to Safe Remove. What about hot swappable SATA HD? I have no means to disconnect it via s/w.
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    :):):) Lets hope it does, at least I am going to pretend so :rolleyes:
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    So, you think it might have the hot swap feature in it?
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    AFAIK, it has RAID config. utility. I installed drivers only, since I don't need RAID.
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    How can I switch it on/off, or find out whether it is available on the PCI card in the first place?
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    OK. Thanks a lot for your help :) We will see...
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    I mean. I tried it. Just insert it when the system is up. It would be recognised withing 10 seconds. I would use it then pull out. I repeated it a few times but I don't know whether it makes any damage or has a potention of damaging...HD? data? pci card? motherboard?
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    :( What happens if I insert caddy and take it out of the computer when the computer is up and running?
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    I have got a cheap card. VIA VT6421A
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    Hot swappable SATA or not?

    I recently got some sort of external sata caddy. It says if my motherboard supports hot swappable SATA, I can just put a HD in and remove it whenever I want to. The motherboard is quite old Gigabyte GA-K8NSC-939 It has onluy 2 SATA slots, so I bought PCI card with 2 additional SATA slots and...
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    Portable USB HD

    Thanks!
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