Anyway, SB users, take a look and draw your own conclusions. I used the info you gathered here to initially bump my driver version from 1. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. Device Manager still says it’s using Microsoft’s driver. E-mail me when people reply to my comments.

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Fixing the AMD AHCI drivers for SB7xx on Windows 7

Forums New posts Search forums. I have two “aging” SATA hard drives for example, and backing up a large folder of thousands of files totalling 9 gigs or so – from one to the other – took less than two minutes. Click on “Close” and then reboot your system.

Flat, chronological No threading. You don’t have JavaScript enabled. However, I notice that games now take noticeably longer to start with AMD’s drivers.

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ab750 Awesome glad I could help. Daimus Apr 27, For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The problem now is that in the device manager under the ATA channels there is nothing in the advanced properties tab. Joined Jan 12, Messages 1, 0.


Intel’s south bridges have, in my experience, offered excellent RAID quality. Derek12 Apr 27, So I did the reformat, and now my system is ok again. Poisonsnak New Member Aug 4, Games take like, 20 seconds to start up when they only require a few seconds before.

Games take way too long to start up. The drivers seem to be better, but without the newer southbridge the difference is negligible at best. But fixing it required editing a single ahco key and two quick reboots, which I consider painless overall, and then I was good to go.

Much faster than my wb750 AMD boards. About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. When it comes to drivers, AMD is still a shitty company. Also, Windows 7 required a driver installation to detect my optical drive.

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Another thing, is that I remember pressing “cancel” when Win7 asked me which things I wanted to share with the home network when I tried to connect to our Wifi for the first time after reinstall.


Joined Jul 2, Messages 24, 5. Sat Apr 23, 3: I had ahic manually update the driver in device manager and point it to where mad installer extracted the drivers.

Does anyone here think there’s a virus on the loose on our home network?

HI can you help me out guys. Whenever I see it in Windows updates I choose the option to hide the update.

That’s pretty much how AMD lost my business as a user. Fri Apr 22, 8: I went and downloaded Southbridge driver v This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled.

Enabling AHCI on Windows 7 systems with AMD

I’ve been partial to AMD for a long time. You wrote and presented all the instructions super awesome. A single drive often won’t cut it, but a RAID 0 can help shorten render times tremendously.