Well, I have completed an assortment of research (goggling) on whether or not to inaugurate Windows 7 on my solid state drive in AHCI or IDE sata mode. I required substantiating it by means of you guys to create certain I got this straight previous to I go ahead and install Windows 7. If I inaugurate windows 7 on my solid state drive in sata mode ahci then afterward I be able to go to IDE if I required to by immediately switching it in bios. Additional than if I install windows 7 under IDE mode then I determine to encompass to do a registry value revolutionize to create windows 7 work in ahci mode. Is with the intention of right? Everybody seems to have comprised a different estimation on whether or not ahci mode is faster or worth it in excess of IDE mode for windows 7 on a SSD. I am not the entire with the intention of interested in hot swapping so that is not a interesting characteristic for me. I am looking for dependability as a top priority.