I have looked up PC health readouts for both mainboards and noticed a slight difference: There are 1 PCIe x16 slots on this motherboard. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join over , other people just like you! Copyright – , Tech Support Forum.

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I’ll keep an eye on the PSU then, and check the actual output with a voltmeter when I can get a hand on a decent one. Sep 10, Messages: For the Acer board, where the hard drive works, actual volt levels are saga close to the parameters: The failure to start spinning sounds like a power connection problem. Best Compatible Hardware by Price.

[SOLVED] WD SATA HDD not recognized in BIOS by Asus M3N78-VM, works with Aspire M5100

GeForce Boost turbo-charges performance of discrete graphics cards when combined with the motherboard GPUs. I’m using m3nvm board with windows xp 32 bit.

If this makes sense to anyone, please let me know Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Data slots JordanH18Nov 27,in forum: No, create an account now.

All the first 3 sata ports were used up with sata hard drives and they were all detected and working fine. Technology, which monitors system operation and automatically adjusts CPU voltage and frequency for a cool and quiet environment.


This motherboard will be dwarfed in performance by its modern counterparts, and will likely have very little support from Asus. GeForce Boost turbo-charges performance of discrete graphics cards when combined with the motherboard GPUs.

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I thought of something myself to explain this: Current Temperatures Take II. The only thing I can think of to do would be to clear the CMOS of your computer and then see if the drive is detected.

IDE may be best if you are experiencing compatibility issues with an older drive. Any and all input would be greatly appreciated.

Quick test passed, no errors reported. The Asus M3NVM supports up to 2 Nvidia SLI connected graphics cards for improved overall graphical performance at the cost of multiplied graphics-based power consumption as well as the price of the cards themselves.

But it still doesn’t work I have tried switching AHCI on and off to see if that makes any difference. Since your old drive is probably IDE, you might try using ports for it.


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Please refer specification pages for full details. Copyright -Tech Support Forum. AI NET2 remotely detects cable saha the second you turn on the system, and any faulty connections are reported back up to meters at 1 meter accuracy. But it works fine when I reconnect it to the Acer system. Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. Of course, if you have a multimeter you can test to see if you actually are getting power.

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Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies. Windows 10 Professional My System. If there is, I appreciate any advise, please do give me step by step instructions. I’ve recently come by a retired Acer system MB: