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YAY!

Well thanks guys, I really appreciate it, I mean it!!!

I think I will go with the Vertex 2 Extended 120Gb, heheh.
    
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Good choice

As the others said "disabledeletenotify..." command and solid hdd activity light signify TRIM working.

Good luck!!
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Give us some AS SSD benchmarks!
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Good choice

As the others said "disabledeletenotify..." command and solid hdd activity light signify TRIM working.

Good luck!!
Thanks!

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Give us some AS SSD benchmarks!
That'll probably need to wait, as I won't be buying my christmas presents (new case, ram, and ssd) until January 4th when I'm back home
    
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Well give us benches then!
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Well give us benches then!
Will surely do, you just gotta tell me what program to use!

So let me get this right:

1) I buy Vertex 2 Ext 120Gb
2) Get it home, I put the sata connector, and gogo install Windows 7 on it (I guess it will be in ide mode already?)
3) Once installed, I must do that trick you gave me on that link to put it on AHCI?
4) ????
5) win! I have trim?


Is it right? I'm a bit scared of screwing the installation process.
    
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Will surely do, you just gotta tell me what program to use!

So let me get this right:

1) I buy Vertex 2 Ext 120Gb
2) Get it home, I put the sata connector, and gogo install Windows 7 on it (I guess it will be in ide mode already?)
3) Once installed, I must do that trick you gave me on that link to put it on AHCI?
4) ????
5) win! I have trim?


Is it right? I'm a bit scared of screwing the installation process.
1- Right
2- Not right. Get it home, put it on SATA connector, change in your BIOS the hard drive configuration from IDE to AHCI, and after that install Win 7.
3- ...
4- Run AS SSD benchmark
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^yea that, but if it wont install windows with AHCI install for some weird reason you can just do the registry hack.
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I have an Intel X25-M 120GB coming and I was wondering how to set it in AHCI mode as well.

I was under the assumption that if you set it to AHCI mode in the bio before a fresh install of Win 7 that it'll install the drivers and have it set to AHCI as default.

Please correct me if I am wrong. Want the most out of my drive when it comes. Also, how does setting it to AHCI affect my current WD Caviar Black?
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1- Right
2- Not right. Get it home, put it on SATA connector, change in your BIOS the hard drive configuration from IDE to AHCI, and after that install Win 7.
3- ...
4- Run AS SSD benchmark
Quote:
Originally Posted by maximus20895 View Post
^yea that, but if it wont install windows with AHCI install for some weird reason you can just do the registry hack.
Thank you both!!!

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I have an Intel X25-M 120GB coming and I was wondering how to set it in AHCI mode as well.

I was under the assumption that if you set it to AHCI mode in the bio before a fresh install of Win 7 that it'll install the drivers and have it set to AHCI as default.

Please correct me if I am wrong. Want the most out of my drive when it comes. Also, how does setting it to AHCI affect my current WD Caviar Black?
Yeah, I'm also interested on this, as I will also have my Caviar Black's for movies and some games.
    
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