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Is the GA-M57SLI-S4 (Ver 2.0) motherboard AHCI capable?

Is the GA-M57SLI-S4 (Ver 2.0) motherboard AHCI capable?
« on: July 28, 2011, 11:17:07 pm »
Hi folks. I've been trying to figure this out... I have the GA-M57SLI-S4 Version 2.0 motherboard with the FF bios, so I was wondering if this it's AHCI capable or not.

Just checking. Thanks!

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Re: Is the GA-M57SLI-S4 (Ver 2.0) motherboard AHCI capable?
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2011, 12:52:10 am »
Hi

Are you asking because you can't find it in the BIOS or is it just a general question ?

Anyway the answer is yes it is AHCI capable.
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Re: Is the GA-M57SLI-S4 (Ver 2.0) motherboard AHCI capable?
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2011, 06:31:38 pm »
Hi

Are you asking because you can't find it in the BIOS or is it just a general question ?

Anyway the answer is yes it is AHCI capable.
I didn't see any AHCI options in the bios, and I checked all the options in there. Unless it's hidden somewhere under another menu?

The manual available at Gigabyte's site doesn't mention it, so I was confused.
« Last Edit: July 29, 2011, 06:32:32 pm by Dave S. »

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Re: Is the GA-M57SLI-S4 (Ver 2.0) motherboard AHCI capable?
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2011, 10:29:10 am »
The driver is the same as the RAID one and  as your motherboard supports RAID it must support AHCI. It might be an idea to ask GGTS about this and see if it is just an oversight in the BIOS writing. You can contact them here :

Just enter your email address and click on the language of choice.
GGTS   http://ggts.gigabyte.com/

Please expect several days for a reply.
Gigabyte X58A-UD7
i7 920
Dominators 1600 x6 12GB
6970 2GB
HX850
256GB SSD, Sam 1TB, WDB320GB
Blu-Ray
HAF 932

Gigabyte Z68X-UD5-B3
i7 3770K
Vengeance 1600 16GB
6950 2GB
HCP1200W
Revo Drive x2, 1.5TB WDB RAID0
16x DLRW
StrikeX S7
Full water cooling
3 x 27" Iiy