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…

[OCN] Rethinking Hard Drives and Storage

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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In this post, I explore how hard drive makers have spent too much time and effort making drives only bigger and faster, and not thinking about making more products tailored to what the consumer needs, and how there are many segments that are still open to whoever wants to take…