07-15-2016 04:30 PM
My Aloe-GL8E motherboard has 6 SATA sockets of various colors - Black, white, blue, yellow, red . What do the colors mean on this board, since I think they are all 3 GB/s? I want to add a second HDD - does it matter which socket it goes in?
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07-15-2016 04:45 PM - edited 07-15-2016 04:46 PM
The sockets are numbered 1 thru 6. The boot order will follow these in succession.
I did find a reference. Can you verify the color and number?
Dark blue - Disk 1
White - Disk 2
Light blue - Disk 3
Yellow - Disk 4
Red - Disk 5
Black - Disk 6
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07-15-2016 06:33 PM
Thanks! Your information make sense - I am not able to verify otherwise. My HDD is connected to the dark blue port, the White one is empty, a DVD drive is in Lt Blue and a BluRay drive is in yellow. Seems I should put my second HDD into white.