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Probably have said this already, but just for good measure, wanted to say thanks again Sean for the guide. Got this little Force 3 alive and kicking, I see now why SSDs are so revered! wheee.gif
    
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Originally Posted by s-f-r-j View Post

Ah, thats the reason for the smoke i see from my PC ? thumb.gif

Thank you biggrin.gif

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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post

Probably have said this already, but just for good measure, wanted to say thanks again Sean for the guide. Got this little Force 3 alive and kicking, I see now why SSDs are so revered! wheee.gif

Your welcome guys, glad I could help! smile.gif
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I am starting the process and updated the SSD firmware. It said that the SSD should be in SATA 1-3. Is that true are does it not really matter?
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I am starting the process and updated the SSD firmware. It said that the SSD should be in SATA 1-3. Is that true are does it not really matter?

Just unplug your drives and make sure the SSD is in one of the first ports. The updater can have issues and not run properly if not.

Then when done put everything back to how it was.
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Too late I just ran it anyways and it seemed to update just fine. redface.gif Now im having to update the Mobo Bios to the latest. For some reason im not seeing things like this:
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Next check your UEFI/BIOS for these settings:

Check if AHCI mode is enabled, if not enable it.
Note: If you are going to use a RAID array or Intel SRT use RAID Mode instead.
Check to see if S1 and S3 sleep are supported in UEFI/BIOS, I set it to S3, but S1 should be OK also.
Check to see if ACPI 2.0 is in the UEFI/BIOS and enabled.
Check and see if there is an update to the firmware of you SSD and update if necessary.
Note: Check the next post in the thread for the downloads section for firmware links.
To avoid having the boot sector placed on a secondary drive, disconnect all other drives.
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Originally Posted by Rage19420 View Post

Too late I just ran it anyways and it seemed to update just fine. redface.gif Now im having to update the Mobo Bios to the latest. For some reason im not seeing things like this:
Quote:
Next check your UEFI/BIOS for these settings:

Check if AHCI mode is enabled, if not enable it.
Note: If you are going to use a RAID array or Intel SRT use RAID Mode instead.
Check to see if S1 and S3 sleep are supported in UEFI/BIOS, I set it to S3, but S1 should be OK also.
Check to see if ACPI 2.0 is in the UEFI/BIOS and enabled.
Check and see if there is an update to the firmware of you SSD and update if necessary.
Note: Check the next post in the thread for the downloads section for firmware links.
To avoid having the boot sector placed on a secondary drive, disconnect all other drives.

Cool, like I said, it may have given an issue lol

What exactly are you referring too?

AHCI?
Sleep Mode?
ACPI?
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These two options I see nothing in the bios
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Check to see if S1 and S3 sleep are supported in UEFI/BIOS, I set it to S3, but S1 should be OK also.
Check to see if ACPI 2.0 is in the UEFI/BIOS and enabled.
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These two options I see nothing in the bios
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Check to see if S1 and S3 sleep are supported in UEFI/BIOS, I set it to S3, but S1 should be OK also.
Check to see if ACPI 2.0 is in the UEFI/BIOS and enabled.
Don't worry about them.

Though, my x58 board had the ability to choose them, search through. If you can't find them forget it. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Rage19420 View Post

These two options I see nothing in the bios
Quote:
Check to see if S1 and S3 sleep are supported in UEFI/BIOS, I set it to S3, but S1 should be OK also.
Check to see if ACPI 2.0 is in the UEFI/BIOS and enabled.

If they are not shown in the BIOS, they are enabled by default so no need to worry smile.gif
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I updated the bios on my mobo and it did show the option for S1 and S3. Tomorrow I will go ahead and load the OS!
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