SSD error when opening it: "the device is not ready"

my drive says that the "device is not ready"
The Error
and the ssd is in the my pc section...
my PC section
i got this ssd for christmas and i want to use it for a boot drive and my 1tb hdd for storage of games ect.. But i followed linus tech tips tutorial and my drive came up with "device is not ready" when i tried to open it.... it has a designated letter...... im really confused and need some help :/

Many thanks, marc
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  1. what is the brand of your SSD? and the motherboard? also make sure your SATA power cable is connected to it properly from the power supply
    Reply to marksavio
  2. dahumbug said:
    my drive came up with "device is not ready" when i tried to open it....

    Can you post screenshot from Disk Management?
    Reply to SkyNetRising
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