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walterwolf 02-16-2013 07:13 AM

vga card install problem
 
i have one problem.i have mobo asus m2a-mx and graphic card msi gtx460 with 2 fan.when i try to install card on mobo end of the card hit in sata cable on sata port.card is 22.5 cm long.i have only one disk and on that disk is all my documents,windows and other things.now i want to ask is there any way to conect my hdd without using sata ports on mobo.i have 2 red and 2 black sata ports on mobo.i can boot only from 2 red ports.is there any way to boot from that 2 black ports.when i put card i think i can conect hdd to one black port but i cant boot from that port.i am begginer in this so i listen any advice.sorry on my bad english
card:http://us.msi.com/product/vga/N460GT...#?div=Overview
mobo:http://www.asus.com/Motherboard/M2AMX/

yojo2 02-16-2013 07:16 AM

How much room is there between SATA and the card? Maybe an angled connector would fit?
http://www.sharkoon.com/sites/defaul...s/ribc10_1.jpg

walterwolf 02-16-2013 07:23 AM

i cant tell you now because now is my old card is installed.but i will try whit that cable but first i must go by it.if i dont have any help with that angled cable what is your next advice.can i boot my computer if i use usb to sata/ide adapter.i dont now anything about that adapter so any advice is useful,i can learn some things by the way.

walterwolf 02-20-2013 11:44 AM

i solved the problem,i buy that angled cable and card is fitted perfectly.thanks yojo2


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