AHCI vs IDE Tags: New Build Systems Last response: April 14, 2010 5:52 AM in Systems Share kris77 April 12, 2010 1:54:39 PM I have a Gigabyte UD3 board with an I7 860 and a seagate 7200.12 1tb HD. What is the difference in ACHI and IDE mode for the sata connectors? And which one should i be using? Im running XP 32 bit right now but have Win 7 64 bit on the way. Plan on dual booting just in case i need the 32 bit for something. More about : ahci ide zalittle April 13, 2010 6:17:00 PM http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten... Here is the info you requested. m 0 l sockeye3 April 14, 2010 5:52:54 AM Thanks that helped. I had the same question. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAHCI vs IDE Forum IDE vs AHCI problem Forum SolvedIDE vs AHCI Forum SolvedIDE vs AHCI??? Forum Can't get AHCI to work, bios says it's still IDE, no performance difference vs IDE when AHCI "enabled" and more. Forum AHCI vs IDE for Vertex 4 SSD on Sabertooth X58 Forum AHCI vs. IDE Forum IDE vs AHCI Forum Standard IDE VS AHCI for a Raptor Forum SolvedConverting SATA ports IDE to AHCI BIOS help Forum Solved(SSD Owner) BIOS switched from AHCI to IDE after a button restart and won't revert. Forum SolvedSwitching SSD from IDE to AHCI mode? How do I do it? Forum SolvedIs AHCI enabled!?! BIOS calls my SSD "IDE:" Forum SolvedI couldn't install Win 7 to SSD in AHCI mode, can i go with IDE mode safely? Forum SolvedPut an IDE drive in an AHCI system Forum Solvedhow i can change the ide mode to ahci mode om installed windows xp gigabyte GA-H87-HD3 Motherbord Forum SolvedHow to enable IDE and AHCI on AsRock Z87 Extreme6? Forum SolvedSSD, IDE to AHCI After OS Install Forum SolvedAHCI or IDE for my 2 HDD's ? Forum SolvedNeed a question answered about switching from IDE to AHCI on my SSD drive. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !