New to building and ssd..just a simple answer

CPU Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
Motherboard ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600
Storage Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB 2.5" SSD
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB
Case Zalman Z11 Plus ATX Mid Tower
Power Supply Corsair 750W ATX12V / EPS12V
Optical Drive LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer


hey guys when i'm gonna put the hdd+ssd does it matter where i put them???i want the OS to be on the ssd...so do i have to do anything special so i can install the OS on the ssd??
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  1. make sure that the hdd is not connected when installing windows. If it is, it will put some files on both.
  2. so basically i'm gonna put first the ssd install windows and then i'm gonna install hdd......is this right??
  3. Before you install windows on the SSD go into BIOS and make sure SATA Controller is set to AHCI mode.
  4. Yes, that is correct.

    Make sure you use AHCI mode to get the most out of your SSD.
  5. yep, that's right.
    Good Luck!
  6. i'sure when its time i'm gonna be here for help.....thanks for answering
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