Switching SATA Inputs with Primary drive

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by KevinH, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. KevinH

    KevinH Diamond Member

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    Will this cause an issue? I just did an installation but mistakenly plugged my main drive into a Sata2 3g/S Input. I wanted to swap it out to the Sata3 Input.

    Is this a simple plug and go or will this cause issues in the future and I should re-format? Thanks!
     
  2. ericloewe

    ericloewe Senior member

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    Not a problem with a single drive unless you're moving from IDE emulation to AHCI.

    RAID may be pickier, especially non-Intel controllers (and forget moving arrays between controllers).
     
  3. KevinH

    KevinH Diamond Member

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    Good to hear. Thanks!
     
  4. red454

    red454 Senior member

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    You might have to take a look at the boot order in your BIOS and make sure your boot drive is referenced properly after you swap the Sata ports.