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Windows 7: BIOS setting

09 Mar 2014   #1

win 7 home premium
BIOS setting

Hi all, a question and help please. I my BIOS, mobo ASUS A8N SLI Phoenix bios, the IDE 0 and 1 on chip controllers are set to enabled. All my three hard drives and the CD/DVD drive are SATA . The Computer is running just fine. Should I set these two On chip 0 and 1 IDE's to disabled? I do not run a RAID configuration. Would changing these settings make a difference in performance? Thank you for reading my inquiry and assistance. Regards Peter

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09 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

If it`s working fine, then don`t change a thing.
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09 Mar 2014   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Unused... the controllers use no bandwidth, so there's no need to disable them.
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10 Mar 2014   #4

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Thank you Sardonicus and AddRam. I will leave it alone. Regards Peter
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