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ok, what's up with the "pciied - BAD" thingy? And yes, the scores are super low. Is this because of my old rig and/or it's running on SATA II instead of III?

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LOL, change from IDE mode to AHCI mode: http://www.overclock.net/t/1227636/how-to-change-sata-modes-after-windows-7-installation
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LOL, change from IDE mode to AHCI mode: http://www.overclock.net/t/1227636/how-to-change-sata-modes-after-windows-7-installation

I did the registry. But there is no place I can find in the bios where I "switch" modes. Maybe just an outdated mobo that doesn't have that op.?
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google your mobo and see what you find on changing to ahci mode.
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random question: is ocz customer support and reputation actually bad or is that just what ppl think because of the sandforce issues?
Edited by malikq86 - 4/26/12 at 7:01pm
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google your mobo and see what you find on changing to ahci mode.

Well, spent an hour looking. Everything comes up negatory on that. Sux having a m2n-sli board and searches keep popping up m2n-sli deluxe. From what I have seen, doesn't look like I can change over. Guess I'll have to just wait a month till I get my Z77 board. meh, no bigy for now. thumb.gif
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SanDisk Extreme 240GB for $210 - $219: http://slickdeals.net/f/4277960-SanDisk-Extreme-240GB-2-5-SATA-III-Solid-State-Drive-SSD-219-99?token=AAIBBQAAAAAEPEFGyA

Also Corsair Force Series 240gb for $199: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?SID=N_bDWpCBEeGWFx7tkVD5Sg0&AID=10440897&PID=1225267&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-cables-_-na-_-na&Item=N82E16820233268

sick deals, though im not sure how good these SSD are...but the price is amazing. Both SandForce I believe.

I can't wait to get my Corsair Performance Pro (Marvell)...should be here Monday!!
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So I'm rocking an old Gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P and I'm looking at picking up a Crucial M4. I seem to recall AMD released a driver enabling trim on the SB850 and SB950 chipsets, but does anyone know whether its enabled on SB750?
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Thanks. thumb.gif
I am currently revising my recommended section. I am definitely adding the SanDisk Extreme to it. It is a pretty good drive.
If you have no issues with the SandForce controller bug go ahead and upgrade your current SSD if you like. More space is always a positive. biggrin.gif

Hi Sean. I don't see an "edited" date or any revision date on your main recommendation post, so how do we know when you've updated or revised anything to your guides or recommendation lists?

Thanks.
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Any thoughts/comments on SanDisk Extreme 240GB?? Sandforce??

I'm a little tempted to cancel my Corsair Performance Pro for this: http://www.buy.com/prod/sandisk-extreme-240gb-2-5-sata-iii-solid-state-drive-ssd/227072805.html

Only $219!! Unless it might have issues...
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Any thoughts/comments on SanDisk Extreme 240GB?? Sandforce??
I'm a little tempted to cancel my Corsair Performance Pro for this: http://www.buy.com/prod/sandisk-extreme-240gb-2-5-sata-iii-solid-state-drive-ssd/227072805.html
Only $219!! Unless it might have issues...

m4 is the same price - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=365476&CatId=5300
I wouldn't cancel the Performance Pro, but that's just me tongue.gif
     
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