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Windows 7: How important is AHCI?

23 Nov 2010   #21

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by James Colbert View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
I don't think I have ever tried to pronounce AHCI....instead I simply spell it A H C I. It's the same as IDE, I always spell it.....i never side the word ("ide").

Perhaps we should set precendent. I vote for the southern pronunciation. If I were to use it in a sentence:

" 'Ah see' it may rain today..."

Might an "Idea" for my ("ide")

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