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Which SSD for me?

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Right, I am looking to buy an SSD and I have been thinking about the Corsair F40 or the Crucial M4 64GB.

However, I have read about problems with AHCI and SSD's on Gigabyte motherboards with the SB750 chipset, which is what I have. Is this anything I should be really worried about?

I know that to enable AHCI in the BIOS, I should have a clean install of windows, which is what I will be doing anyway once I get an SSD.
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Anyone?
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[Samsung 840 EVO 250GB] [Spinpoint F3 1TB] [Samsung SH-S223Q] [Corsair H110] 
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I would go with the Corsair F40 It should run fine.
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