AHCI

Hi, I would like to install an SSD drive and it states set the BIOS to ACHI for the SSD.
I cannot find AHCI in my motherboards BIOS do I need to upgrade my Motherboard please?

Motherboard :-
Manufacturer ASUSTeK Computer INC.
Model P5N-E SLI (Socket 775)
Version System Version
Chipset Vendor NVIDIA
Chipset Model nForce 650i SLI SPP
Chipset Revision A2
Southbridge Vendor NVIDIA
Southbridge Model nForce 650i SLI MCP
Southbridge Revision A3
System Temperature 40 °C
BIOS
Brand Phoenix Technologies, LTD
Version ASUS P5N-E SLI ACPI BIOS Revision 0801
Date 10/25/2007

SSD :-
SAMSUNG SSD 830 Seri SCSI Disk Device
Manufacturer SAMSUNG
Interface ATA-SSD
Capacity 500GB
Real size 512,110,190,592 bytes
RAID Type Hardware RAID

Many thanks,
Mike.
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  1. Correct, your MB will not have that mode.

    You can use the default for your SATA port, you just won't get the performance you would out of a newer MB.
  2. itzdanielp said:
    Correct, your MB will not have that mode.

    You can use the default for your SATA port, you just won't get the performance you would out of a newer MB.


    Many thanks for your help.
    Regards Mike.
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