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Is it possible to have RAID and AHCI enabled at the same time? My AMD mobo gives me option of either one or the other. There's native IDE as the standard option, and then there's RAID and last AHCI. Since i plan on using RAID for my standard configuration isnt there no way to use AHCI as well?
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If you have RAID enabled, you also have AHCI.
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Is this certain, and applies to all cases?
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yes
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Then I guess AMD doenst perform half as well as intel, since i got crystaldisk performance from 1 SSD on an intel system similar to the one i had on RAID 0 on my AMD system...

And i havent even enabled AHCI on intel. On AMD it should have been enabled since it was set for RAID.
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post #6 of 8
AMD RAID is not a patch on Intel.

But AHCI is not the problem - there is only 10-15% difference max between AHCI and IDE, and it really only shows in synthetic benchmarks.
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AMD RAID is not a patch on Intel.
Hmm, how do you mean?
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post #8 of 8
The Intel controllers are lower latency, capable of higher random and sequential speeds and offer more features than AMD's offerings.
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