Maybe you should send MSI tech support an e-mail explaining your problem. On the WD I got. I know that DVD burners with sata are few and far between, and that Plextor makes super-expensive stuff. I would say go with the Seagates. Getting tired of loading Windows. Mon May 23,

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Getting tired of loading Windows. Fri May 13, 7: Hopefully it’s a good drive. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware wata. Wife has 2 WD’s and Daughter 2.

The easiest solution might be to sell your current drives and buy some natively Sata atapi drives. Home Help Search Login Register. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. MSI is not correct here. So the “bad” SATA controller is on swta pci For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Shipped yesterday free shipping http: The problem here seems to be with the board and overclocking.


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If there was anything fundamentally wrong with them, you’d think people would have noticed by now. All times are GMT Are there any MSI Techs here who can help me? Obviously, because IBM put out a series of bad hard drives a couple of years ago, Hitachi will never ever be capable of making decent hard drives.

They’re no less reliable than any other drives on the market. The reason it worked fine on your NF7-S is because the sata on there is a Silicon Image controller, and they were made to recognize the adaptors.

I know that DVD burners with sata are few and far between, and that Plextor makes super-expensive stuff.

SATA RAID on MSI K8N Neo Platinum

Just a head’s up, I have never had a Maxtor that has not died on me. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

I bought this mobo second hand, but nothing was mentioned that there was anything wrong with it, doesn’t eno there isn’t. Maxtor does have new drives with 16mb cache which should prove to be very fast, but they are expensive too!

MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum SATA

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. They use a purely native sata interface as Maxtor uses an onboard converter, and they have a great 5 year warranty plus they are the quietest drives out there. The Hitachi worked better that I know is bad Bad Sectors appearing on it.


Yeah the MSI combo drive is an excellent choice. Windows recognizes either drive when it’s hooked up to the adapter, however, I cannot access either drive when its hooked up to the adapter it locks up the PC instantly I had no such problems using this same adapter on an Abit NF7-S 2.

So worse that can happen is time lost. Unless you were talking about mobo specific. Yea I know that. Amazing it is defective too. Yes the K8N does support Atapi drives on its native controller.