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Old October 24, 2010, 04:14 PM
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Default pC keeps telling me to select boot device

I came home today from work and turned on my PC. it goes through the post screens and displays this:

Reboot and select proper boot device
or Insert Boot Media in selected boot device and press a key

I checked the bios and my Vertex 2 is already set as the 1st boot priority device. I've even retried after removing my second hard drive. still the same issue.

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Old October 24, 2010, 04:21 PM
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time to test your vertex 2 via bootcd... hopefully it didnt dead...


btw i am not expert on ssd... >_>;
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Old October 24, 2010, 04:30 PM
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it's working now...odd...this is what I did.

Reconnected my second drive
the 6pin( or 8pin) on my P5Q Pro MB didn't fully click, so i set that properly and restart.

does that connector cause this sort of problem? how much force would be needed to damage a SSD? i might of placed it on the table a bit hard but my table is glass and since the SSD bottom is metal it made it sound like it was slammed.
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I'd say SSDs are far more durable than a hard drive. There's no moving parts and like you noticed, it's still made of metal. Take a lot of force to damage it IMO.

Not sure what cable your talking about though. The SATA cable? That would surely cause this problem.
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