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Windows 7: AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista

06 Apr 2010   #60
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Dave, thanks!



Some do have issues with drivers, still.


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06 Apr 2010   #61
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Is there any performance gain by enabling AHCI ?
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06 Apr 2010   #62
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Is there any performance gain by enabling AHCI ?

Yes, search Google for benchmarks!
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06 Apr 2010   #63
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Just enabled it but my WEI score dropped from 5.9 to 1.0
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06 Apr 2010   #64
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Just enabled it but my WEI score dropped from 5.9 to 1.0
Don't worry about the WEI score. You can try running it again if you want, but it really doesn't make any difference.
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06 Apr 2010   #65
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Just enabled it but my WEI score dropped from 5.9 to 1.0


Is this how you re-ran the assessment?

AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista-wei.jpg


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06 Apr 2010   #66
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Just enabled it but my WEI score dropped from 5.9 to 1.0


Is this how you re-ran the assessment?

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I switched back to IDE because AHCI was making my PC slower. (PC took 20-35 secs more to boot)
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06 Apr 2010   #67
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Maybe you should have a look at the tutorial at the link below on how to optimize Windows 7 to see if it speeds you up; there's a lot of good info in there.

Optimize Windows 7
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06 Apr 2010   #68
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Maybe you should have a look at the tutorial at the link below on how to optimize Windows 7 to see if it speeds you up; there's a lot of good info in there.

Optimize Windows 7
Thanks but I'll stay with IDE. AHCI caused performance issues with my HDD.
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06 Apr 2010   #69
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Maybe you should have a look at the tutorial at the link below on how to optimize Windows 7 to see if it speeds you up; there's a lot of good info in there.

Optimize Windows 7
Thanks but I'll stay with IDE. AHCI caused performance issues with my HDD.

OK mate, thanks for the update.
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