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ive read and skimmed through tons of different guides on ssd and installing them but alot of them are conflicting with others so all i want to know is how i should install the one thing im sure about is i need to set my hard drive to ACHI
im installing a ocz agility2 120gb ssd so i wont be needing a 2nd drive optimzation but i am gonna have a backup drive and a storage drive for movies etc can someone give me a simple guide should i use trim? if so where do i get it what features should i turn off and on and why please.
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Yes, set your bios to ahci before installing windows on the SSD. Then once up and running follow this guide.
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Be sure the drive is in the very first sata port 0 or 1.Have windows install to the unallocated space,don't bother to format it.After that there is the latest intel rst drivers to be installed.
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nevermind page loaded thanks a ton now if only there was a cure for hangovers
Edited by dark14 - 2/26/11 at 11:29am
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The one I linked? If so, it loads fine for me.

Here, try this link - http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...mp-Utilities-*

It's the same guide you just have to scroll down to get to the SSD specific part.
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Disable Prefetch

Description: Frees up RAM by not preloading program files.

Instructions: Open regedit.exe and browse down to the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Con tro l\\Session Manager\\Memory Management\\PrefetchParameters

Find the "EnablePrefetcher" key on the right-hand pane, right click it, hit modify and change 3 to 0 and hit OK.

REALLY? i have 8gbs of ram i have some to spare is this really helping me by disabling it?
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i installed 64bit ultimate when it was ahci is that bad?
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