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Windows7 SSDIII on PCIe expansion card not showing up in bios for boot

Q: Windows7 SSDIII on PCIe expansion card not showing up in bios for boot

Probably a simple one but im stumped.

Have a SSDIII drive with OS installed via a USB3 4 port PCIe expansion card with SATAIII ports.

Master OS drive is installed and working fine on the drive however is not showing up in BIOS for autoboot, so I have to manually press ESC to enter boot menu and select the SSD drive to boot which works fine.

Have checked all the BIOS advanced boot up devices can see all hard drives, USB drives, CDROMs and external USB drives but not the relevant SATAIII drive. I am presuming its due to the fact its on an expansion card and have not found a solution please help.

Card installed : PCI Express Card USB 3.0 4-port VIA (Transcend Information TS-PDC3 Combo PCI-e Interface Card 2 x USB 3.0 2 x SATA III ) Transcend Information TS-PDC3 Combo PCI-e Interface Card 2 x USB 3.0 2 x SATA III: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories

Drive : OCZ Vertex 3 SataIII drive.

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A: Windows7 SSDIII on PCIe expansion card not showing up in bios for boot

Plug the SSD into the first SATA port if you have one. Win7 is not meant to be installed on a USB drive.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/277960-windows7-ssdiii-pcie-expansion-card-not-showing-up-bios-boot.html
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A:Seagate expansion hard drive not showing on computers

Sounds like the drive has failed as you had been getting warning signs with the I/O errors and now it has stopped working. There is a possibility that it is just the circuitry in the housing so you may be able to get it going again with a new housing. You could first test the drive by removing it from the housing and hooking it up to the internal connections of a desktop PC or by using a USB adapter.
 

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A:Seagate Expansion Drive 320GB Not Showing Up In My Computer Anymore!!

This may help....

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There's not much magic in USB expansion cards. The card you mention will work fine as long as your motherboard has an accessible PCI-e X1 slot
 

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I just looked on NewEgg. Rosewill and Transcend are not no-names in my book. They make decent gear.

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A:Installed Expansion Card

From that pattern, it sounds like a video problem.
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I'd stick with the NEC chipset for expansion USB 2.0 cards, here's an alternative: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16815166002

This should work in any desktop system with a spare PCI slot.Click to expand...

i have a dell 8200 dimension and i bought a pci card to upgrade my computer to 2.0 usb port and it is not supported and it wont work as far as 2.0 speed. sorry for butting in to this thread but i was quite dissapointed. did i get the wrong info? and can i truly upgrade my machine?
 

A:USB 2.0 Expansion Card Doesn't work

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread. I've created a new thread for your issue here. Thanks for your cooperation.

RE your issue: It would help if you told us what specific card you purchased, and what the exact symptoms are.
 

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A:Expansion card with SATA III ports for SSD?

You will need a free PCI-E slot. But this should get the job done.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816150031

I do not know much about the brand. But it does have 5 Eggs on Newegg.
 

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A:PCI USB expansion card causes CMOS error

Ah... you've transported us all back to the bad old days of the IRQ error (Interrupt ReQuest).

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A:Optimized PCIE SSD Bios update

Hi, It will not work to be short. The checkum will see that the BIOS is not designed for the 791G and it will not install it. Also from where are you sure that 791G has Nvme support?












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A:Need suggestions for RAID / SATA expansion card

Do you have any PCI-express slots available on your motherboard? Unless your PSU is really poor quality you don't need to upgrade just to support additional drives.
 

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A:Expansion slot for graphic Card for HP Z220 CMT Workstation

@Dr_Saiful?, welcome to the forum. Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for the computer.  Beginning on Page 26 you will find the Workstation Specifications.  In the specs it says that two video cards can be used as long as the required wattage is no more than 150W.  I suspect that you may be exceeding the wattage of your power supply unit (PSU). Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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A:Can't boot after graphics card installation/Bios not detecting HDD?

"My old graphics card had a slot that the hard drive plugged into"... Are you talking about a black, black, red, yellow 4-wire power plug? You need to make sure you plug this back into the hard drive
 

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A:slimline model graphics card with a single expansion plate??

By the way the specs of my PC are:

Windows XP professional, service pack 2
Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.00GHZ (2CPUs)
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A:USB 3.0 PCIE card

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The cards are backward compatible to the older spec.
 

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A:Need PCIe card that compares to AGP card I have now - HELP!

use this chart , this will be the easiest way for you to find a comparible card. if you're interested in an ATI card, then use this chart

it will be very easy to find a suitable replacement for that card. video cards have advanced so fast over the last couple years that it will be hard to find a card with specs as low as the TI200.

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A:Driver for USB 3.0 PCIe Card

Here is a process to identify your card using the Ven and Dev numbers.

How To Find Unknown Device Drivers By Their Vendor & Device ID

Going out to eat and will return later.

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Hi there LindenBruce

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A:PCIe Graphics Card

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USB 3.0+eSATA/USB 2.0+9 Pin to PCI-e express 1X adapter | eBay

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A:PCIE card under 100 dollars

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A:Just bought my first ever PCIE card

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A:Who has MSI RX800-TD256E PCIE x16 vid card?

I believe that a PCI-e card does not need a power cord attached to it. It is powered by the PCI-e slot.
 

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A:Video card questions for PCIE

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I have a DELL Studio XPS machine. I want to install a USB 3.0 4 port PCIE card.

Have any DELL Studio XPS users added an USB 3.0. PCIE card? Where did you find the power for it.

Thanks

Stu

A:Where to obtain power for USB 3.0. PCIE card?

What make and model is the card? Most draw power from the power supply using a 15-pin SATA power cable adapter.

Something like this: Newegg.com - COOLMAX 6" Cable Model SATA POWER ADAPTER - Cables

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/189187-where-obtain-power-usb-3-0-pcie-card.html
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Here's the situation. I have this old mITX computer I built a few years ago that I'd like to hook up to Dad's big-screen TV so he can Skype from his living-room. Problem is, the computer is VGA only and his TV is HDMI only. The MoBo has just one PCI (not PCIe) slot with a maximum output of 75watts.

I tried a PCI video card with HDMI output, but the slot couldn't drive the card. Didn't even detect it.

I believe DVI uses less power (the cards are definitely cheaper), and I could just use a simple DVI-to-HDMI cable. A native HDMI port would be better. As long as it works, I don't care. But w/o an external power input, the card can't draw more than 75watts from the PCI slot.

Anyone know of a card that fits this very specific bill? Thx.

ADDENDUM: PC only has a tiny 300watt PSU.
 

A:I need a PCI (not PCIe) DVI card (either <75w or w/power input)

Check this one out: Zotac GeForce GT 610
It is a PCI Card (non express) that has DVI / VGA / HDMI. It is also a Low Profile and requires a 300w power supply or higher. It looks like it should work with your situation.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/i-need-a-pci-not-pcie-dvi-card-either-75w-or-w-power-input.212458/
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As the title sort of states I have a problem whereby my nVidia graphics card is being forced to run x8 running Graphics at PCIe card x1 at a PCIe speed of x even though it's a x card It's a Dell Optiplex Mini Tower specs should be here somewhere The PCIe slot on my PC should be a PCIe slot from what I could find out on the internet I've run various pieces of software including CPU-Z GPU-Z Speccy and AIDA They all report the PCI Express slot as a slot However nVidia Inspector reports the slot as a slot Not sure why On top of that the software not nVidia Inspector all report the card to be running at x though the card is a x I'll attach a Graphics card PCIe x8 running at x1 screenie of GPU-Z and you can see what it says about the PCIe status The PCI Express slot should be as far as I can tell and according to nVidia Inspector But I have no clue as to why all other software seem to say it's only I assume this is why it's running at x and not x as it should be and the slot Graphics card PCIe x8 running at x1 is x The Graphics card PCIe x8 running at x1 BIOS revision on the PC is up to date as well and there are no BIOS options to alter the way the PCI Express works Um any ideas anyone

A:Graphics card PCIe x8 running at x1

Why not use the PCI-E x16 slot?

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/397852-graphics-card-pcie-x8-running-x1.html
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Hey guys, new user here.
I recently bought an XPS 8900 and been having problems adding a Samsung 950 pro ssd installed in a pcie card. I wanted to use the ssd as my boot drive and the one Terabyte hard drive as storage. I installed the drivers and can see the drive in my computer but I'm having a hard time both booting from my usb drive to install windows 7 and when trying to clone drives using Acronis. While in Acroins i can see an error message but the screen flashes pretty fast so I can see where the error is. When I try boot from my thumb drive a have gotten a few different error messages as well. 
I'll add more info as needed but wanted to get this thread going to see if maybe i'm missing a step or need to set something up in the bios.

Any help would be appreciated !
Thaks! 

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19980244
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1. My motherboard can plug both PCI or AGP. Could someone tell me which is superior?

2. Could anyone recommend some low end graphics card that would meet the above requirements please? My budget range is &#8356;20 to &#8356;50. MY pc spec: 1.8GHz process, with 750 RAM.

Any gems shared would be appreciated! Thanks alot techies.
 

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A:PCIe video card question

Your description of the problem is indicitive of a power supply that is no longer providing sufficient voltage for the application. Over a period of time the output from a power supply diminishes. You most likely need a new power supply for the machine.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pcie-video-card-question.1029432/
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My computer indicates that 1.5V is going to PCIe which I connected to 8800 GT. The program allows me to change the voltage. Does the graphics card draw its own required energy? Should I just leave the voltage alone?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pcie-voltage-to-graphics-card.714827/