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SATA controller for WD Caviar Black 6gb/s
Sep 23, 2012, 11:00 AM
I plan on installing windows on a 120gb SSD. I know that I should change the SATA controller to AHCI for the SSD.
I plan on using the HDD for data storage. Do i need to change the SATA controller?
Sep 23, 2012
sata controller caviar black
Sep 23, 2012, 11:20 AM
You change the SATA controller's mode in the BIOS, setting it to AHCI is recommended when there are SSDs in your computer.
Sep 23, 2012, 11:30 AM
I'd change the controller to AHCI mode anyway, even without an SSD. Hard drives also have extra features (like NCQ) which can only be used in AHCI mode.
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