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Windows 7: Ssd hdd with asus p5pkl-am pe motherboard

27 Jun 2012   #1
Jan1

Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Ssd hdd with asus p5pkl-am pe motherboard

Hi guysI have fresh installed windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit on my pc which now also have a Ssd hdd being the vertex 2-128 g and the asus p5pkl motherboard


Although I have tried, I could not find the achi setting in the bios so continued with the installation. Afterwards I could see that trim was enabled (by following the command promp)


I'm stil unable to trace the setting and searched the web, but cannot get an answer if achi is indeed enabled and working on my system


Hope someone here can help me with an answer?


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27 Jun 2012   #2
UnknownReverent

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

It seems like you misspelled the motherboard. It's a p5kpl correct? There are many versions of that motherboard. Is it just a regular p5kpl?
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27 Jun 2012   #3
Jan1

Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Yip sorry about thatIt's the p5kpl-am pe; that's the only information I have
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27 Jun 2012   #4
UnknownReverent

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jan1 View Post
Yip sorry about thatIt's the p5kpl-am pe; that's the only information I have
I'm not finding a pe, but I do see an am/ps. Unless you mean am epu.
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27 Jun 2012   #5
Jan1

Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

ok this is getting embarrassing
its is a P5KPL - AM SE
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27 Jun 2012   #6
Victor S

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jan1 View Post
ok this is getting embarrassing
its is a P5KPL - AM SE
That board doesn't support AHCI. Saw a hacked bios code that could be flashed to it, but that's just for "hobbyists." Looks like it raised other issues.
Just ignore it, or get a different MB, or maybe a card controller.
See below. Don't know if you can boot from it, so check first.
But my understanding is you'll still get good SSD performance without AHCI.
Maybe the SSD gurus will pop in.

SATA 3 controller
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27 Jun 2012   #7
UnknownReverent

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

You won't be able to update the firmware on the SSD, but the performance is still much better than a hard drive.
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