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I cant get it to show up in the COMPUTER tab, but it shows up in the bios setup... whats wrong?
    
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You need to format the disk.

Type compmgmt.msc into your run box and then format it in there under disk management

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You gotta go to disk management (i think it's diskmgmt.msc) and format the drive.
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Do I use MBR or GPT?
    
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Also, I assume you're going to wanna boot off that drive? Then you'll also need to make an image of your current drive and copy it over...

There's a guide on how to do that somewhere here.
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post #6 of 14
MBR is used for Windows XP etc.

if you're running Windows 7 then you want GPT (Even though I thought it was GBT)
post #7 of 14
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Allright I have the thing formatted in NTSC, but now I donnt think Im getting the performance I should... does this look right to you?

    
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post #8 of 14
*NTFS

What drive is it exactly. Model numbers we need

NVM. I thought you would have been getting a little higher, but it looks ok.

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post #9 of 14
your running in ide mode...need to switch to achi to get best performance
edit:also heres a great setup guide http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html
Edited by mrinnocent - 6/6/11 at 10:54pm
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and how would I do that my good sir?
    
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