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Windows 7: AHCI and Intel Matrix Storage

31 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
AHCI and Intel Matrix Storage


I am planing to upgrade with Intel SSD drive, but in BIOS at the moment I dont have AHCI option (only IDE or RAID). Would AHCI mode will be available in BIOS if I install Intel Matrix Storage?

As I see from PC Wizard 2010:

General Information:
NorthBridge: Intel P31/P35
SouthBridge: 82801IR (ICH9R) LPC Interface Controller

SATA AHCI Enabled: Yes
AHCI option I can have only missing drivers or software at the moment? Thanks

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Apr 2011   #2

windows 7 home premium

Hi tomas, you motherboard must have support for AHCI function, can you specify model and brand, maybe you need to update the bios.
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