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Last response: in Storage
July 23, 2012 12:51:40 AM


I'm about to build my very first computer, and I was wondering how do I connect SSD to my motherboard.

My SSD is: Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL60GB-DX 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

My Motherboard is: ASRock Z75 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Thanks for the help!!

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July 23, 2012 1:19:21 AM

Connect your SSD to one of the SATA 3 (6Gb/s) ports.
In your motherboard's BIOS make sure that the port your SSD is connected to is in AHCI mode.
If you are going to install Windows on the SSD don't connect any other drives until after installation is complete.
Run WEI after the installation is complete which will automatically disable defragmenting of the SSD.
July 23, 2012 1:24:04 PM

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