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This is in another thread about your mobo not sure if its true.
Yeah, I read that too, I can't find that setting.
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If you looked in every single section then its likely your board doesn't have it. Again I had the same issue. I understand you are just trying to be sure but it happens.
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Take a look at this menu-does it look familiar? This is from a Asus790fx-sb600 board.[IMG][/IMG]
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http://img29.imageshack.us/i/img4159lx.jpg/

Click on OCZSSD. That will bring up your options to change from IDE or SATA to AHCI. BUT, you have to do this before reformating, because you have to reformat for the AHCI to activate. W7 will install all your SSD helpers such as, TRIM, disable Hybernation and Defragging, etc. at W7 install. Hence the need for the reformat. The only other way is the REG edit and if that didn't work then you'll have to reformat.
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http://img29.imageshack.us/i/img4159lx.jpg/

Click on OCZSSD. That will bring up your options to change from IDE or SATA to AHCI. BUT, you have to do this before reformating, because you have to reformat for the AHCI to activate. W7 will install all your SSD helpers such as, TRIM, disable Hybernation and Defragging, etc. at W7 install. Hence the need for the reformat. The only other way is the REG edit and if that didn't work then you'll have to reformat.
http://img43.imageshack.us/i/img4166d.jpg/

That's what it looks like inside.
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http://img43.imageshack.us/i/img4166d.jpg/

That's what it looks like inside.
Hit enter.
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^yea.
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Now, your going to have to reformat after entering AHCI or it won't take at start-up. You have to go right into CD boot with W7 and install.
So save your stuff before going through with this.
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