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First off what guide do you guys all think I should follow there are so many but I want this set up right.

Also I have been told to use the MS drivers for AHCI but found some different versions around anyone got the link to the newest ones?
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Just install Windows fresh with your BIOS set to AHCI mode for your SATA ports and then disable defragging for that drive, reduce your page file to like 100 MBs or so and finally all I do is remove indexing (in general properties of your drive) of the drive.

You can do a bunch of other stuff but I don't see the point. You just want to reduce the number of read/writes to the drive over the life of it.
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W7 already knows not defrag a storage device with 0RPM.
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Also I have been told to use the MS drivers for AHCI but found some different versions around anyone got the link to the newest ones?
The drivers on the OS install CD should be the MS drivers and I would attempt to update those after the install was finished.

Just install in AHCI mode and you should be fine.
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