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RAID: HDDs not recognized in "AMD onboard RAID Option ROM Utility"

Discussion created by tosnic on Oct 20, 2019
Latest reply on Dec 25, 2019 by tosnic
Branched from an earlier discussion

I just tried running the utility. In my case it is CTRL+F. It is only possible to launch it if AHCI Controller is set to RAID in BIOS. Strangely, my two 2 TB HDDs do not show up in the utility. Only my 1 TB HDD is listed. But all 3 HDDs are connected on the relevant SATA ports. I did disable the 2 TB HDDs in Windows, but that should not affect their functionality before Windows?!

EDIT: I confirmed that Windows's settings do not influence what shows up in BIOS or the RAID utility. Strangely, I noticed that in BIOS only my two 2 TB HDDs show up, whereagainst in the RAID utility only my 1 TB HDD shows up. That is just the opposite of what I need. The RAID guide does not mention anything about (in-)compatibility.

My mobo is the ASRock 980DE3. My two 2 TB HDDs are connected to the SATA2 ports. The SATA3 port is populated with an SSD. My two 2 TB HDDs are Western Digital Green.

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