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Installed an OCZ SSD into another Pc in the house that is on an EVGA 750i FTW mobo.
As far as I can see this mobo is nvidia and has no support for AHCI.
I've put windows 7 on the SSD via an image but I'm just not sure sure if TRIM/garbage collection works, or will I still need to do the old skool way run the OCZ_GC.exe every now and again?
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Trim does work on my 780i.
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With your 780i you will not get TRIM with the nVidia Controller driver and must install instead the Microsoft Controller driver. Then TRIM command will be sent and work.



First Step..

Go into Device Manager by way of the Start button. Type in the Search Programs and files box, "Device Manager" then click on device manager once it appears above the search box.

Find in the list "Storage Controller" and click on it. You will be met with three (3) nVidia controller drivers. Must replace each one with Microsofts "Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller" instead.

Right click on one of the controllers, then click on Properties.

Click on "Update Driver"

Choose and click in the next box "Browse" for drivers

You will be met with two suggestion, one being "Search Automatically" or just below that "Browse my computer". Click on Browse my computer.

Next you will be met with two other suggestion, one being "Browse" and the next one "Let me pick" and that is the one to click on.
Now you will see another pop up box, and will see finally "Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller" from microsoft, and this is the one to click on.


Once this is done, do the same for the other two nVidia drivers. When finished with all three, you will then be required to reboot the system. After you do this, a few seconds later you will be met with another request to reboot again. Do so.

Now you have Microsofts storage controller drivers installed and your SSD will perform slightly better and will have TRIM from Windows 7.

You can check in Device Manager to verify that all is well, by finding on the list in device manager, "IDE ATA/ATAPI Controller". Click on this, and you will see in the next list, perhaps near the bottom, the Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller drivers.

Each time you install windows, you will have to do the above again. Hassel ? Yes, but at least for our 780i's it will give us some performance boost even though its small

TRIM...


Anytime one deletes a file directly or by way of emptying it via the Recycle Bin TRIM command is sent to the drive to deal with it.


Garbage Collection...


Garbage Collection is different and is done at the controller level of the SSD drive. This is independent of the operating system. Booting into the BIOS only, and leaving it over night or a few hours will trigger Garbage Collection. It will also work while in "Log Off".
    
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is the 780i using the exact same chipset? Mine is a 750i and according to evga forums theres no way to enable ahci.
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You ever figure this out ? Same issue frown.gif
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