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What is AHCI?
It's the standard mode for a HDD to run on a SATA controller.

RAID

AHCI

Legacy IDE
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Oh ok, pretty sure I've been using that anyways
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post #13 of 16
AHCI (Advanced Host control interface) its the drive option you set in your bios before you install windows (can be changed later but easier if you do before you install). Really it will make your drive matched the advertised specs.

Also if you are using your SSD primarily as a boot drive I would look at this: http://www.overclock.net/ssd/664738-...secondary.html

Edit: ninja'd on the AHCI
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What is AHCI?
Something you change in the Bios. I believe its like the format of the SSD. AHCI Makes everything run a little quicker. Not sure tho.
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Something you change in the Bios. I believe its like the format of the SSD. AHCI Makes everything run a little quicker. Not sure tho.
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?? I was mostly right according to the other posts...
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