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Hot Plug And Hot Swap Functions For Sata / Sata2 Hdds; Hot Plug And Hot Swap Functions For Sata3 Hdds - ASROCK H77 Pro4-M User Manual

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2.14 Hot Plug and Hot Swap Functions for SATA / SATA2 HDDs

This motherboard supports Hot Plug and Hot Swap functions for SATA / SATA2 in
®
RAID / AHCI mode. Intel
H77 chipset provides hardware support for Advanced Host
controller Interface (AHCI), a new programming interface for SATA host controllers
developed through a joint industry effort.
NOTE
What is Hot Plug Function?
If the SATA / SATA2 HDDs are NOT set for RAID confi guration, it is called "Hot
Plug" for the action to insert and remove the SATA / SATA2 HDDs while the
system is still power-on and in working condition.
However, please note that it cannot perform Hot Plug if the OS has been
installed into the SATA / SATA2 HDD.
What is Hot Swap Function?
If SATA / SATA2 HDDs are built as RAID 1 or RAID 5 then it is called "Hot
Swap" for the action to insert and remove the SATA / SATA2 HDDs while the
system is still power-on and in working condition.

2.15 Hot Plug and Hot Swap Functions for SATA3 HDDs

This motherboard supports Hot Plug and Hot Swap functions for SATA3 in RAID /
®
AHCI mode. Intel
H77 and ASMedia ASM1061 chipsets provide hardware support
for Advanced Host controller Interface (AHCI), a new programming interface for
SATA host controllers developed through a joint industry effort.
NOTE
What is Hot Plug Function?
If the SATA3 HDDs are NOT set for RAID confi guration, it is called "Hot
Plug" for the action to insert and remove the SATA3 HDDs while the system
is still power-on and in working condition.
However, please note that it cannot perform Hot Plug if the OS has been
installed into the SATA3 HDD.
What is Hot Swap Function?
If SATA3 HDDs are built as RAID 1 or RAID 5 then it is called "Hot Swap"
for the action to insert and remove the SATA3 HDDs while the system is still
power-on and in working condition.
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