I have a question about AHCI mode. I formatted my computer to have a fresh install, and noticed that Samsung Magician said I had AHCI mode disabled. I know I can enable it through modifying registries, but I would rather do a fresh install and get it right. How do I start the fresh install to make sure it's set up as an AHCI drive?
I'm using an 840 Pro, i7-3770k with a GA-Z77X-UD5H board.
I have the SSD plugged into one of the 2 Intel SATA controllers if that makes a difference.
Edit: I just had to look a little harder to find the setting in the BIOS. I sent in my motherboard for an RMA after I did my clean install and they restored it to factory settings, changing it out of AHCI mode. Thanks two the 3 people that helped me :)
You can turn in AHCI in the bios. I'm pretty sure that doing so will not cause any issues.
No don't do it via the registry. Go into your BIOS (update your motherboard bios/drivers if needed) and check for an AHCI setting.
Searching your motherboard it does have the option.
AHCI is a BIOS setting. Simply change the option to AHCI, and reinstall.