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Finished by new Sandy Bridge build a while back buy made a school boy error and left the hard drive interface on IDE on AHCI. Should this matter and should i bother going all the way and doing a fresh install to enable AHCI?
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You don't need a fresh install, you can make the change with a registry edit followed by reboot and change in bios. I saw some improvements in benchmarks moving from IDE to AHCI.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922976
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You don't need a fresh install, you can make the change with a registry edit followed by reboot and change in bios. I saw some improvements in benchmarks moving from IDE to AHCI.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922976
Thank you so much! Legend! Worked fine, now on AHCI! +REP
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