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. sockeye3 April 14, 2010 5:52:54 AM Thanks that helped. I had the same question. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAHCI vs IDE for Vertex 4 SSD on Sabertooth X58 ForumIDE vs AHCI ??? ForumAHCI vs . IDE ForumIDE vs . AHCI ForumIDE vs AHCI ForumCan I switch from AHCI to IDE without re-format/re-install? ForumIDE vs AHCI ForumSingle WD1002FAEX caviar black - AHCI or IDE ? ForumStandard IDE VS AHCI for a Raptor ForumIDE/Raid/AHCI ? ForumUse AHCI or IDE on new Win 7 build with HD ForumNeed Help. Storage drive IDE->AHCI->IDE ForumIDE Legacy, AHCI or RAID? ForumNew Build, any good? ForumCombine a SATA dvd drive with an IDE DVD drive ForumWhat kind of IDE cable do I need? ForumMy OLD IDE Hard Drive wont work on new build??? Forum[Solved] ***Help enabling AHCI on my HD/PC!*** ForumSATA / IDE Drive - Letter Assignment XP Forum[Solved] I wnat to know about IDE mode in the form of definition More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !