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Help troubleshooting build after it received upgrades

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Hi. I have a Gigabyte Ga-Z77X-D3H Motherboard, an i3 processor, a Samsung 840 EVO SSD as my main drive, as well as two other HDDs as secondary drives. I just got an EVGA GTX 760 graphics card as well as a Seasonic 650X power supply. When I tried to boot up, it didn't sense my SSD. I tried changing the port the drive was plugged into, but that didn't help. Is it possible that while I was wiring the power cords I somehow caused the SSD to break? I don't know if it is relevant or not, but I had originally tried to plug the drives into SATA power cables that on the end that plugs into the PSU said "Type3".
Also, when I tried to boot up from unibeast and the Apple loading bar appeared, it got about 1/5th of the way done before displaying a faded white circle with a slash through it. What can I do to fix that?
Thanks!
 

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Hi. I have a Gigabyte Ga-Z77X-D3H Motherboard, an i3 processor, a Samsung 840 EVO SSD as my main drive, as well as two other HDDs as secondary drives. I just got an EVGA GTX 760 graphics card as well as a Seasonic 650X power supply. When I tried to boot up, it didn't sense my SSD. I tried changing the port the drive was plugged into, but that didn't help. Is it possible that while I was wiring the power cords I somehow caused the SSD to break? I don't know if it is relevant or not, but I had originally tried to plug the drives into SATA power cables that on the end that plugs into the PSU said "Type3".
Also, when I tried to boot up from unibeast and the Apple loading bar appeared, it got about 1/5th of the way done before displaying a faded white circle with a slash through it. What can I do to fix that?
Thanks!
Your board has both Intel and Marvell SATA ports - Connect your SSD to an Intel port.
 
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Intel i5 1.8 GHz
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ntel HD Graphics 4000 512 MB
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Your board has both Intel and Marvell SATA ports - Connect your SSD to an Intel port.
I did but it is fried. I even plugged it into an external drive case to see if it even works and my MacBook Air didn't sense it.
 
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The computer however does not fully startup from the flash drive. it doesn't get far and then it stops.
 
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I've been trying to figure out what combination of boot flags my system needs to startup. I am about a quarter of the way through testing every combination of boot flags possible. What should I do if it non of them work? Thanks
 
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