It has been reported that a few brands of SSDs doesn’t seem to work very well with Intel Z77 boards. According to reports online, OCZ SSDs seems to be affected. In some instances, it cannot be recognised in the BIOS or it could only be recognised at the first instance and disappear on reboot.

In our case, we experienced weird installation issues on our Kingston SSDNow V series on an ASRock Z77 board. The Windows 7 USB stick is able to install on two HDDs with an older BIOS but fails with the latest. As for the SSD, it sometimes can be detected and sometimes disappear on reboot.

So is this an isolated case ? Will a BIOS fix solve the problem?

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  1. ASUS P8Z77-V PRO Bios v.0906

    OCZ Vertex 3 120Gb Bios v.2.15

    Works perfect, no problem here, very very fast and stable combo

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