Right, so this is the first time I've attempted to build a computer that will use a SATA disk.
Disk Details are as follows
- Seagate 7200.12
- PartNo. 9YP142-303
- Firmware JC45
- Date Code 11343
- Site Code TK
M/b is an ASUS P7P55D-E PRO with AmiBIOS 2.5
BIOS detects the hard-drive, and shows a 0MB size on it. This happens regardless of whether the drive is bound to the 6GB/s port, or the 3GB/s port on the board. The W7-64 installer too doesn't report the drive as an available target for installation.
My guess is the drive is dead ... as the BIOS on a colleague's computer reported the same 0MB size in BIOS for this drive. (His computer uses an IDE HDD)
Is it normal for the BIOS to show a 0MB size against a SATA HDD?
EDIT: Subsequently executed UBCD/SeaTools v2.20. The output is as follows -
Detected device on Generic PCI ATA
Model_Id: ST_M13FQBL Revision: 0110113
Short Test failed - recommended Long Test Long Test failed.
Log output output reads as follows
48 Bit addressed (Capacity 4.142 GB) Supports Security Features SMART Supported and Enabled SMART not tripped DST not supported Logging not supported POH0 Current Temp 0