Solved AHCI mode for intel only? Tags: Hard Drives Intel Systems Storage Last response: May 18, 2012 6:11 PM in Storage Share jijoslin May 18, 2012 4:10:45 PM Is AHCI only available for intel based systems? More about : ahci mode intel Best solution Dereck47 a b å Intel a c 399 G Storage May 18, 2012 4:34:55 PM AHCI mode is a SATA port setting. SATA ports can have 3 settings: IDE mode, AHCI mode, and RAID mode. So AMD chipset based systems, as well as Intel chipset based system can have AHCI mode on their SATA ports. jijoslin May 18, 2012 4:39:13 PM So do you know if an Asus crosshair 3 supports this? Is this available only on certain motherboards? Related resources Can only boot in IDE mode after installing Windows 8 in AHCI mode - Forum Can't use ssd in AHCI mode-->Only in IDE - Forum Hard drive only boots when AHCI or RAID mode is turned off - Forum HELP: How to change IDE to AHCI mode for Intel P45 mobo - Forum Issue with AHCI mode - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Dereck47 a b å Intel a c 399 G Storage May 18, 2012 4:50:12 PM Yes, the SATA ports on the Asus Crosshair III support all 3 modes. SATA ports on modern motherboards normally support all 3 modes. jijoslin May 18, 2012 6:11:19 PM Best answer selected by jijoslin. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNo AHCI mode in bios on new HP Env4 1043cl Ultrabook ForumSeriously? No AHCI mode in bios on new HP laptop? Help ForumProblem with chronos mushkin and AHCI mode ForumAHCI Mode help ForumP9X79 pro. Hard drives won't spin down in AHCI mode . ForumIntermittent SATA 3.0 (6G) ports ASUS P6X58D-E, AHCI mode ForumSSD: need AHCI mode ? ForumVelociraptor RAID installed but no AHCI mode on SSD OS drive ForumHow to select RAID or AHCI mode ForumAHCI Mode causes DVD to Not Work? HELP Forum[SOLVED] running GA-X58A-UD3R in AHCI mode - WinXP - BSOD 0x0..07B ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. ForumDisk formating read only files ForumTrying to migrate Win7 to Intel 320 SSD...Issues! Forum[Solved] One ssd only works in ide MODE? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !