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Windows 7: asus 6pt + esata lacie max quadra 2tb

23 Aug 2010   #1

win 7 64 bit
asus 6pt + esata lacie max quadra 2tb

Hi, I would like to use the lacie max quadra 2tb as an esata media and backup disk
and would like to check some things in advance:

asus 6pt mobo is configured as ide (so not as raid), it detects the lacie in the bios under hard disks. win 7 doesn't recognize the disc (connected via esata connection)
SO how do i make the lacie work as esata disk?
Do i need to configure the mobo as raid and reinstall win 7 for it to work?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Aug 2010   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

Does the motherboard have two sata controllers, one in the chipset for 6 sata ports and one seperate Gigabyte controller for two more?

In bios, change the port that you have the esata cable in to ACHI mode. Then in windows delete the sata driver from device manager.
Reboot and it should detect the achi sata port and then it should work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Aug 2010   #3

win 7 64 bit

hi, thanks for the reply. i think i have a seperate controller.
this is the mobo im talking about ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards - P6T
and then under specifications - storage:
6 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
Intel Matrix Storage Technology Support RAID 0,1,5,10
JMicron® JMB363 PATA and SATA controller
1 xUltraDMA 133/100/66 for up to 2 PATA devices
1 xExternal SATA 3Gb/s port (SATA On-the-Go)

JMicron® JMB322 (Drive Xpert technology)
- 2 x SATA 3Gb/s
- Supports EZ Backup and Super Speed functions
My System SpecsSystem Spec

23 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

I'm not sure, but I guess that you'll need to install the drivers for the JMicron controller that provides the eSATA port.

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support-
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 asus 6pt + esata lacie max quadra 2tb

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