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I'm having trouble getting my OCZ Vertex 4 set up correctly. I have a XFX 750i mobo, which doesn't have an AHCI option so I have to settle with IDE mode. Also this board only has SATA II ports. I have uninstalled the Nvidia SATA drivers and installed the MS 'Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE' drivers and made sure that TRIM is enabled, but I am still getting below SATA II speeds. Does anyone know how to fix this?

Here is my ATTO benchmark:
post #2 of 32
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Originally Posted by brtam View Post

I'm having trouble getting my OCZ Vertex 4 set up correctly. I have a XFX 750i mobo, which doesn't have an AHCI option so I have to settle with IDE mode. Also this board only has SATA II ports. I have uninstalled the Nvidia SATA drivers and installed the MS 'Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE' drivers and made sure that TRIM is enabled, but I am still getting below SATA II speeds. Does anyone know how to fix this?
Here is my ATTO benchmark:

Make sure your SSD isn't plugged into any third party SATA outlets. For instance, Jmicron. Make sure they are Intel.
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Is the sata type set to ahci or raid?

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Is the sata type set to ahci or raid?

Hey said he has it at IDE.
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Look for the tutorial on setting it to ahci. That should help.
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Hey said he has it at IDE.

Oh sorry I should have read the post better through. If so you can't get better speed because ssds run really bad when not in ahci mode. Sorry.

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My motherboard doesn't have an AHCI setting, so IDE is my only choice
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Do you have an AS SSD screenshot? it should show exactly what driver is being used.
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Make sure your SSD isn't plugged into any third party SATA outlets. For instance, Jmicron. Make sure they are Intel.

The SSD isn't plugged in to the JMicron port. My mobo doesn't have Intel ports -- they are Nvidia, but everyone says they are crap and to uninstall them and just use microsoft's default "Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE" drivers, which I did
Edited by brtam - 11/30/12 at 1:19pm
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The mobo does not have a sata choice? Anything would be better then IDE I would think. Being that the mobo does not support ahci, the ports may just be so old they will not get full sata2 speeds.
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