Hi guys. Recently I bought an ssd and even though I was a bit exkeptical about it I decided to try it out. I documented myself before installing it and then I did following all basic steps, including formating my older HDDs and performing a frech install. Everything went good until windows itself loaded, it did it in an awesome time but as soon as I was there the platform seemed heavy and unresponsive, the programs stop responding for seconds and then go back. I performed the following steps to fix it:
1. Tried out switching cables and sata ports in mobo
2. Switched sata 3.0 controller to ACHI
3. Performed a (secure format) recommended by Corsair using magic parted
4. I updated the ACHI - raid drivers for my mobo
5. I tried switching back to IDE drivers as suggested in a post at Corsair's forum
sounds like you already did everything i could think of. there is a possibility you got a bad ssd. have you run any benchmarks with something like ATTO on the ssd? if the benchmarks are bad you could try another computer just to rule out the problem being your computer. maybe someone else will have a better answer.
Fixed! Or well so far looks good, I ran ATTO and I noticed a very low reading performance comparing to some benchmarks around. So I went again to the BIOS and I switched back IDE to AHCI, it didn't boot, I went back again and I noticed something very silly I didn't do, when you are in integrated perifericals it's not only about choosing and getting and + save, you need to press f10 in order to save to cmos and then boot directly, so far the benchmark is good and the freezes are gone. I'll let ya know anyway, thanks!