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post #11 of 17
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Bit-tech did a review of that SSD:
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/sto...-usb3-review/1

Seems pretty solid.

Setting up a SSD as a boot drive in W7 is super easy, nothing to it.
Thanks for the link, I was able to find a few reviews yesterday but mostly of them only talking about it having USB 3.0 which unless I turn this into a portable drive later I don't really care about. Hope install goes well going to follow the thread about it, Newegg is on the ball and has it shipped and in my state already but i'll be on the water all weekend so won't get to mess with it until Monday.
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Thanks for the link, I was able to find a few reviews yesterday but mostly of them only talking about it having USB 3.0 which unless I turn this into a portable drive later I don't really care about. Hope install goes well going to follow the thread about it, Newegg is on the ball and has it shipped and in my state already but i'll be on the water all weekend so won't get to mess with it until Monday.
lets hope your irons are a little more solid than that
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Just wanted to report that I got my A-Data N002 today and everything has installed without a glitch, windows boots fast and it formatted to 119GB. After windows 7 ult. 64 install and all of my gadgets, AV, firefox and OC tools I still have 102GB free, time to load up some games.

Still haven't attached my storage drive and hope I don't get a lot of hassle doing so, but im off to search for the "must have" SSD apps
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Just wanted to report that I got my A-Data N002 today and everything has installed without a glitch, windows boots fast and it formatted to 119GB. After windows 7 ult. 64 install and all of my gadgets, AV, firefox and OC tools I still have 102GB free, time to load up some games.

Still haven't attached my storage drive and hope I don't get a lot of hassle doing so, but im off to search for the "must have" SSD apps
Congrats, man. SSD is one of my favorite upgrades to date. There shouldn't be any problems hooking up other storage drives. I have 3 SSDs in RAID 0 and 2 other storage drives connected, no problems.
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I got everything hooked up no, and its working great ...

But I couldn't find the settings in bios for ACHI or whatever it is when I first installed it so I figured my BIOS may be too old. But I found them today, its set to IDE when I change it windows doesn't load so I wonder if there is a way to run a backup of my drive now, reinstall with it set to ACHI and then recover from the backup.

I just got everything installed and working good and I don't really want to spend 2 days doing it again.
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I got everything hooked up no, and its working great ...

But I couldn't find the settings in bios for ACHI or whatever it is when I first installed it so I figured my BIOS may be too old. But I found them today, its set to IDE when I change it windows doesn't load so I wonder if there is a way to run a backup of my drive now, reinstall with it set to ACHI and then recover from the backup.

I just got everything installed and working good and I don't really want to spend 2 days doing it again.
You can change it so AHCI even after Windows is installed. I've seen people on here talk about how to do it.
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You can change it so AHCI even after Windows is installed. I've seen people on here talk about how to do it.
yea I might make a thread about it, but when I tried to do it last night it would not boot into windows, it just BSOD and restarted, and was really slow getting there.
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