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Windows 7: Selecting AHCI SATA mode: Dell Inspirion 530s

22 Mar 2012   #11

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

So now that my problem is clear. Does anyone have a solution?

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22 Mar 2012   #12
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
I was under the impression that setting the controller to AHCI for an SSD would allow Windows 7 to properly identify and configure itself for the SSD.
Nah, the installer checks for rotation. If it is zero rotation, it knows it is an SSD.
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26 Mar 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Homrel View Post
So now that my problem is clear. Does anyone have a solution?
You don't have an issue, unless you have more to post. I asked above what specific features or functions you felt you were missing out on, as in, why do you feel you need AHCI over IDE?

Unless you really have a specific issue, and your choice is RAID or IDE, stick with IDE.
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16 May 2016   #14

There is every reason to switch to AHCI

I am speaking from a Profesional POV / top of the line military grade workstations, AHCI mode, enables TRIM support. No TRIM, and the SSD drive is slowly dying everytime you use it. Very necessary. In win 7, 8 AND 10.
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 Selecting AHCI SATA mode: Dell Inspirion 530s

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