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If you change this setting, then you'll need to start by changing the Registry first.

AHCI mode might allow the hard drives to work a little bit faster too, especially with multi-tasking.


So here's the Registry key to change if you decide to do this:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Ser vices\\msahci

In this key, change value of the entry named "Start" from 3 to 0 (double-click the entry named Start).

After this, go into the BIOS and change it to "AHCI". But also enable "SATA Port0-3 Native Mode" in the BIOS as well. It is actually the preferred setting for Windows XP, Vista and 7.

Thanks for that tip Twocables.. One of the few things I rarely look at upgrading are my discs.. I have decided against RAID in the plans to go with SSD in the future, but would love to get a little more performance from my SATA drives for now..
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Thanks for that tip Twocables.. One of the few things I rarely look at upgrading are my discs.. I have decided against RAID in the plans to go with SSD in the future, but would love to get a little more performance from my SATA drives for now..
Then I highly recommend using the Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver/software. The ICH10R driver available on Gigabyte's website doesn't support TRIM; it's only version 8.9. TRIM support wasn't added until v9.6. Plus, it was renamed too from Matrix Storage Manager to Rapid Storage Technology! (here's my only source) In addition, it's just generally faster!

I am using it right now, and even though I don't have a RAID setup, I'm still experiencing improved performance and even a faster reboot time! It's 3 seconds faster!
Edited by TwoCables - 10/6/10 at 5:21am
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Well after my first cup of coffe this morning I hit the "confirm order" or whatever the button is on a shiny new UD7. I still have the EP45 aand plan on keeping it (just to hang out with you guys).
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Well after my first cup of coffe this morning I hit the "confirm order" or whatever the button is on a shiny new UD7. I still have the EP45 aand plan on keeping it (just to hang out with you guys).
niceeee , sell you my 950!
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I feel so left behind.

While you guys are getting your shiny new platforms, I'm making my rig look more pretty and adding an SSD
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I feel so left behind.

While you guys are getting your shiny new platforms, I'm making my rig look more pretty and adding an SSD
Im just tweaking some registry items and downloading drivers for my old SATA's so dont feel too bad

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I feel so left behind.

While you guys are getting your shiny new platforms, I'm making my rig look more pretty and adding an SSD
Me too...

But I do love my SSD!
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Im just tweaking some registry items and downloading drivers for my old SATA's so dont feel too bad

I'm gonna do my optimizing in Christmas when I get my SSD

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Me too...

But I do love my SSD!
Vertex 2 ftw!

Vertex 2 + Haf-X = My Christmas



And THAT is my birthday present, which all my relatives are chipping in for (actually, they're just giving me cash, but I'm using all that money to buy this. ).
Big project coming op later in the month then, yes?
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Well after my first cup of coffe this morning I hit the "confirm order" or whatever the button is on a shiny new UD7. I still have the EP45 aand plan on keeping it (just to hang out with you guys).
nice
i have a new UD5 on the way that im going to try,if its good i will keep
but i really want an E760 classified.got some super talent 2000 cl8 hyper MGH-E's and a 3849B018 i7-920.you will enjoy the power and fun of 1366
    
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