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Hello,

I am about to install my i7 2600k, P8P67 EVO, and Vertex 2 120Gb.

Do I need to just install Windows 7 on the SSD? Or do I first need to put it on AHCI mode on BIOS?

Help before I screw it plz XD
    
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AHCI on BIOS, then install Windows 7. Windows setup will take care of the rest of the settings.
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Originally Posted by dragosmp;11957977 
AHCI on BIOS, then install Windows 7. Windows setup will take care of the rest of the settings.

Thanks a lot, On my way to remove my 1055T and crosshair and install this new rig biggrin.gif
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trigunflame;11958024 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DullBoi;11958054 
then follow this guide http://www.overclock.net/ssd/700470-tutorials-real-world-windows-7-ssd.html

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This.

And then there's this one on OCZ's message board:

* Windows 7 Ultimate Tweaks & Utilities *


And finally, be absolutely sure to install Intel's Rapid Storage Technology driver version 10.1.0.1008:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=19607
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@ ^, after you've updated the firmware.

OCZ Toolbox doesn't function properly with RST 10.x, last I remember.
note: Though that standalone updater might, you would have to check.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trigunflame;11958087 
@ ^, after you've updated the firmware.

That OCZ Toolbox doesn't function properly with RST 10.x, last I remember.
This.

If you accidentally install the driver first and then decide that you really do want to update the firmware, then just uninstall the Intel RST driver, or just Rollback using Device Manager.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables;11958061 
This.

And then there's this one on OCZ's message board:

* Windows 7 Ultimate Tweaks & Utilities *


And finally, be absolutely sure to install Intel's Rapid Storage Technology driver version 10.1.0.1008:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=19607
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables;11958110 
This.

If you accidentally install the driver first and then decide that you really do want to update the firmware, then just uninstall the Intel RST driver, or just Rollback using Device Manager.

Small update, Installed Windows 7 on AHCI mode, I tried Bad Company 2, F1 2010, and COD: Black Ops (And still have 65Gb left!! Enough for WoW and more tongue.gif).

Now my question is, I have that intel thing but version is 10.0.0.1046, is it ok?

Also, how do I know if TRIM is working?

Oh, and, I did not update the firmware frown.gif Do I gain anything by that?

Again, thanks mate.
    
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