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Old 11-20-2010, 11:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Have question on how/where to enable AHCI in my BIOS

I need some help on how to enable AHCI in the BIOS.

I am seeing [3] specific settings where AHCI can be enabled:

OnChip SATA Type
Onboard GSATA Mode
Onboard ESATA mode

Can someone kindly help me know how to set this BIOS up for running a SSD? I am not sure if all, some, or none are to be enabled for AHCI.


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Default Re: Have question on how/where to enable AHCI in my BIOS

Moved this to the hardware area. This is more of a question for them than it is fur us Windows geeks.

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Default Re: Have question on how/where to enable AHCI in my BIOS

You want to use Sata Type. That is everything you plug into traditional SATA ports.

GSATA is like an onboard RAID controller, I believe.

ESATA is External SATA. Like what you sometimes see on external hdds.

Edit: That's a new one, Mak. I'll remember that one. :P
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use normal Sata, Gsata like MindoverMaster mentioned is a RAID Controller.
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