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Hi am getting a new sandforce SSD for my 890FX setup. Anything that I should do before starting off?

1. Changes in Bios?

2. Firmwares?

3. Others?

Thanks.
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1. AHCI mode if you don't already have your drives set to that mode otherwise you will not be able to use the trim function of the ssd. Without trim the write performance of the ssd will degrade with time unless you do a secure erase.

2. Shouldn't really need any new firmware unless there is an issue or performance boost as it can be risky.

3. Since your on the AMD platform use the windows based drivers, I remeber from other posts that the AMD drivers and the ssd trim function do not work together or at least do not work correctly.
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Thanks man....any links to the windows drivers?
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post #4 of 5
windows drivers is already pre-installed on win7 . just check in CMD to see if Trim is enabled

fsutil behavior query disabledeletenotify

if it says (0) TRIM is enabled and you are good to go. just make sure your SSD supports TRIM !
Edited by luches - 1/5/11 at 1:15pm
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Thanks man. and reps for both of you.
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