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I've noticed that sometimes you may need to install the ahci/raid drivers for your controller before switching
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
TRIM is enabled on AHCI and disabled on IDE.
Not true. For most SSDs it's enabled in either. But IDE mode has to wait for a read or write to finish, while AHCI can push tons of requests through. Although SSDs are so fast you probably wouldn't notice the difference, AHCI is way better when multitasking. I think it's important for modern SSDs - the new controllers can handle more than one request at once.

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i tried that. made no difference switched to achi mode and it gives me a blinking line at boot.
Then go back into your BIOS a second time and fix the boot order.

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my bios is $%^#ed up it shows my 1st boot as some random ssd with nothing on it my second is some usb key and windows boot manger is no where to be found and my boot ssd isnt listed (this is the boot order in click bios 2)

edit: note it has been screwed up for some time before attempting to do achi
Err... have you tried clearing the CMOS? Pull out the power plug from the wall, then yank the motherboard battery and wait a minute?

That's usually safe to try - but then again, most boards don't do crazy stuff in the BIOS.
     
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Ive tried that,oh well I went ahead and reinstalled windows for ACHI thx for replys


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