Intel X-25M (Gen 2): The Single Best Upgrade for your PC

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Let's face it, storage is probably the computer component with the least sex-appeal. When building a computer, consumers usually put the latest multi-core processors, monster video cards and screaming fast memory at the top of the list, while the hard-drive is considered last. As long as it holds my data,…

Setting up AHCI Post-Installation for Vista and Windows 7

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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I've got a confession to make. Throughout the 5 (or more?) systems that I have built throughout my relatively short period of interest in computers, there has been one thing that I have always omitted to enable, on every single system: AHCI. Advanced Host Controller Interface, as it is otherwise…