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Post by Janette MacDonald on Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:32 pm

Hello

I have a 741GX-M motherboard. Approximately a year ago I was able to use 2 DVD drive....after I formatted if i try to plug both drives my system won't read either one.
I used Everest to pull this info..I hope it is what you need.
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Motherboard Properties
Motherboard ID 11/11/2005-SiS-741-6A7I8E19C-00
Motherboard Name ECS 741(GX)-M

Front Side Bus Properties
Bus Type DEC Alpha EV6
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 100 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 200 MHz
Bandwidth 1604 MB/s

Memory Bus Properties
Bus Type DDR SDRAM
Bus Width 64-bit
DRAM:FSB Ratio 5:3
Real Clock 167 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 334 MHz
Bandwidth 2673 MB/s

Motherboard Physical Info
CPU Sockets/Slots 1 Socket 462
Expansion Slots 3 PCI, 1 AGP, 1 CNR
RAM Slots 2 DDR DIMM
Integrated Devices Audio, Video, LAN
Form Factor Micro ATX
Motherboard Size 240 mm x 240 mm
Motherboard Chipset SiS741(GX)

Motherboard Manufacturer
Company Name Elitegroup Computer Systems
Product Information http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Products/ProductList.aspx?CategoryID=1&MenuID=7&LanID=8
BIOS Download http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Downloads/Category_Download.aspx?MenuID=6&LanID=8

Also if I try to plug in a second HD my system won't boot past the DOS start screen

Thanks for any and all help/suggestions

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Re: Motherboard issues

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Re: Motherboard issues

Post by Janette MacDonald on Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:04 pm

Thanks so much

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Re: Motherboard issues

Post by zigzag3143 on Sat Oct 23, 2010 1:02 am

@Janette MacDonald wrote:Hello

I have a 741GX-M motherboard. Approximately a year ago I was able to use 2 DVD drive....after I formatted if i try to plug both drives my system won't read either one.
I used Everest to pull this info..I hope it is what you need.
Field Value
Motherboard Properties
Motherboard ID 11/11/2005-SiS-741-6A7I8E19C-00
Motherboard Name ECS 741(GX)-M

Front Side Bus Properties
Bus Type DEC Alpha EV6
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 100 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 200 MHz
Bandwidth 1604 MB/s

Memory Bus Properties
Bus Type DDR SDRAM
Bus Width 64-bit
DRAM:FSB Ratio 5:3
Real Clock 167 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 334 MHz
Bandwidth 2673 MB/s

Motherboard Physical Info
CPU Sockets/Slots 1 Socket 462
Expansion Slots 3 PCI, 1 AGP, 1 CNR
RAM Slots 2 DDR DIMM
Integrated Devices Audio, Video, LAN
Form Factor Micro ATX
Motherboard Size 240 mm x 240 mm
Motherboard Chipset SiS741(GX)

Motherboard Manufacturer
Company Name Elitegroup Computer Systems
Product Information http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Products/ProductList.aspx?CategoryID=1&MenuID=7&LanID=8
BIOS Download http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Downloads/Category_Download.aspx?MenuID=6&LanID=8

Also if I try to plug in a second HD my system won't boot past the DOS start screen

Thanks for any and all help/suggestions

I suspect you just need to re-install the dvd drivers. I would suggest you go to ECS website and pick the correct one for your OS.

Let us know if you need further assistance

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Re: Motherboard issues

Post by Janette MacDonald on Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:11 am

Thanks Ken but the DVD 's i have installed are add-ons..I pretty much put this one together myself

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Re: Motherboard issues

Post by Janette MacDonald on Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:11 pm

Thanks again...i seem to have solved the problem after changing jumpers and straps...

Any ideas why my board won't read 2 HD's though

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