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Windows 7: ide ahci ?


21 Jan 2012   #1

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
 
 
ide ahci ?

HI all I NEED TO ASK A ? WHEN I FIRST BUILT MY COMP I PUT MY HDD IN THE SATA 3 6GIG PORT ITS A WD HDD 1 TB 64 MEG CASH SATA 3 6 GIG. BUT IN THE BIOS I LEFT IT IN IDE MODE. so my ? is can i chang it to AHCI IN THE BIOS ? WELL THERE BE A DIFFERENCE IN PERFORMANCE? AND IS IT THAT SIMPLE TO ? THANKS I AM LEARNING ALL THIS STUFF THE BEST I CAN AND THIS FORUM IS THE BEST I HAVE SEEN


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21 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OCIR View Post
WELL THERE BE A DIFFERENCE IN PERFORMANCE?
Not really no. But do this, turn off CAPS LOCK.
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21 Jan 2012   #3

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
 
 

sorry about caps our work comps have to have caps on at all times for work stuff after 2 yrs of this i just over look caps sorry
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21 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

You can enable AHCI in the registry, then switch from IDE to AHCI in the Bios.
Performance varies, but don't expect a huge performance bump as only SSD's really benefit from SATA III.
AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista
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