I have a Gigabyte GA-K8NSC-939 motherboard with the nForce3 250Gb chipset. I was planning to upgrade my Win XP to Windows 7 on a new SATA drive. I went to Gigabyte's website to look for an appropriate driver. There was none. I contacted Gigabyte - they repled that because of issues with the nForce3 250Gb chipset that they could not write the driver. Do I have any alternative other than buying new hardware to get Windows 7 SATA support?
Thanks for replying. Actually, I did use the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor. Of course it did not speak to the SATA issue, since at the time, I did not have a SATA drive installed. After finding out that no new Windows 7 chipset drivers existed for my motherboard, I investigated replacing the motherboard. When I added in the cost of a new CPU, memory and OS upgrade, it turned out to be almost as cheap to buy a whole new machine, which is what I did.