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[SOLVED] mSATA disk: SATA port not installed?

Michael MillerMichael Miller Posts: 94New Member
So I got my mSATA drive and put it in, and it doesn't show up, I looked in the BIOS and under SATA it says SATA port not installed. Do I have a bad board, or what?

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  • Michael MillerMichael Miller Posts: 94New Member
    edited June 2017
    Nevermind, just found the mPCIe/mSATA switch option. Crisis averted
  • wissan maphowissan mapho Posts: 7New Member
    I found this problem as your. Please give more details about solving methods. Thanks.
  • Michael MillerMichael Miller Posts: 94New Member
    In the BIOS settings theres is an option to switch the mPCIe slot between mPCIe finctionality or mSATA.
  • wissan maphowissan mapho Posts: 7New Member
    edited June 2017
    I just try but nothing change. what i do wrong? Because everything still same. SATA port still not install. Bios still cannot detect this hard drive. what can i do?

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  • WereCatfWereCatf Posts: 201New Member
    You're trying with a 3.5" drive? It may require too much current to spin up. Can you hear/feel it actually firing up? I don't know how much the connector on the Up^2 is designed to be able to supply, but you could try with a 2.5" drive first, as those require a lot less current to start.
  • Michael MillerMichael Miller Posts: 94New Member
    Your problem is that the UP2 does not provide 12V that a 3.5" HDD needs, the SATA power header is intended for use with 2.5" drive (SSD or 2.5" HDD).
  • wissan maphowissan mapho Posts: 7New Member
    You are exactly right! WereCatf & Tbird Man. I ever hold 3.5" hdd (PC) on my hand between power it up. spinning force more strong than UP2 yesterday. So today, I use external power to fire it up. everything work great. thanks you, WereCatf & Tbird Man.

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