Adding a SATA Hard Drive

  dropdeadfred94 19:24 27 Jul 2009

I have a 160GB SATA hard drive in my HP PC and I am trying to add a 250GB SATA drive, I have added a PCI card so I can do this but whenever I plug it in it asks about RAID, and I have looked into this and I dont want RAID all I want is my PC to have the C drive as my 160GB (with Vista on already) and the 250GB to be a drive for music and videos

  Ashrich 22:37 27 Jul 2009

Was this just a SATA adapter card , or is it actually a RAID card , whatever , I would be surprised if you only had one SATA connector on the motherboard , there are usually two tight together , unless that one is being used for an optical drive and if that is the case , try putting the optical drive on the adapter card and the new HDD on the motherboard .


  Quiller. 22:45 27 Jul 2009

It does have 2 SATA motherboard connections click here are you using both?

  sunnystaines 08:20 28 Jul 2009

sounds like its plugged into a raid socket.

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