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OS on SSD - When do I install drivers?

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October 28, 2012 8:49:56 PM

Just picked up a brand new HyperX 3k 120 GB for a fresh install of windows 7
i have a P55 extreme 4 from ASRock,
Once I load the OS on the SSD, when do I go in and install the necessary drivers to take advantage of SATA III ??
I have to install the Marvell Drivers, but can i do this after the OS is installed or do i do it before?
When do i install the firmware updates for the SSD if there are any? Is it best to download all the necessary drivers, and files, onto a flash drive first then install from flash drive??

Also, do i need to do a BIOS update or anything? If so, again do i do this before OS installed or after?
Do i need to install Marvell MSU Utility? necessary at all??

PLEASE, help thank you so much for your help!

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October 29, 2012 6:55:21 PM
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-inst...

This link gives you all the steps for install.
If u have the option of downloading all drivers to usb before it will make the process much quicker for u
October 29, 2012 11:02:24 PM

oxidised said:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-inst...

This link gives you all the steps for install.
If u have the option of downloading all drivers to usb before it will make the process much quicker for u



Great help man, lots of reading, but all my questions answered, thanks a million
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October 29, 2012 11:02:35 PM

Best answer selected by JRom_246.
October 30, 2012 5:40:24 AM

You're welcome
I found it very helpful when building my machine. An hr or 2 reading before will hopefully save u many hrs after fault finding!
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