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    Default Samsung 840evo Issue.

    I just got a new 840evo today. I hooked it up with a sata3 cable but the problem is, its not being detected in device manager.

    I'm using win7 x64 and a Gigabyte b75-D3H, rev-1.0 mobo. Any suggestion would be appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ork7O View Post
    I just got a new 840evo today. I hooked it up with a sata3 cable but the problem is, its not being detected in device manager.

    I'm using win7 x64 and a Gigabyte b75-D3H, rev-1.0 mobo. Any suggestion would be appreciated.

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    Problem solved
    Switch To ACHI from bios

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    Quote Originally Posted by VANGUARD View Post
    Switch To ACHI from bios
    My windows crashes instantly after using that. Using IDE for now. But facing some new issues from bios. Trying to update my bios now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ork7O View Post
    My windows crashes instantly after using that. Using IDE for now. But facing some new issues from bios. Trying to update my bios now.
    That crash is normal in ur case. i faced it too.

    AHCI should be selected before installing windows. Google for "Enable AHCI after installing windows"

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    AHCI is must for SSD. Probably you might need to re-install windows.

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    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922976

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    I was going to say the same thing, make sure to select AHCI before installing os.

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    Thanks a LOT for the link. Worked like a charm. I'm just glad I didn't have to reinstall my OS again

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ork7O View Post
    Thanks a LOT for the link. Worked like a charm. I'm just glad I didn't have to reinstall my OS again
    You should re-install the windows after upgrading the ssd. I bet you havent changed your offset to 4kB either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ork7O View Post
    Thanks a LOT for the link. Worked like a charm. I'm just glad I didn't have to reinstall my OS again
    In fact why are you still using Windows 7? Windows 8.1 is so much better in terms of performance as well as gaming also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
    In fact why are you still using Windows 7? Windows 8.1 is so much better in terms of performance as well as gaming also.
    So much better?? How?

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    Windows 8.1 makes better use of High Precision Event Timers, and at times when playing DirectX 11 titles, offers better performance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fox Mulder View Post
    Windows 8.1 makes better use of High Precision Event Timers, and at times when playing DirectX 11 titles, offers better performance.
    Last time i chcked the fps delta is zero!

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    Quote Originally Posted by redwan hasan View Post
    So much better?? How?
    DX 11.1 is not fully supported in Windows 7. This is why you have games like BF4 or even possibly Dragon Age Inquisition running slower in windows 7.

    Windows 8 also runs faster than windows 7. From booting up to using windows actually, the performance improvements are noticeable. Windows 8 feels light compared to 7.

    I am not sure why people hate or avoid windows 8. Just installing a free start menu makes it exactly like Windows 7.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redwan hasan View Post
    Last time i chcked the fps delta is zero!
    http://www.hardocp.com/article/2013/11/24/battlefield_4_windows_7_vs_81_performance_review/5#.VJRzCV4AFM

    Is there a performance advantage in Windows 8.1 versus Windows 7 for BF4? The answer is, "Yes." We consistently found that under Windows 8.1 BF4 performed faster than Windows 7 on both AMD and NVIDIA hardware.
    Are there gameplay experience advantages under Windows 8.1 versus Windows 7 in BF4? The answer is a, "Big YES."
    Under Windows 7, we experienced choppiness as we played. This was felt both in the "Test Range" map, and in multiplayer gaming sessions. The choppiness was more pronounced on the GeForce GTX 780.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
    DX 11.1 is not fully supported in Windows 7. This is why you have games like BF4 or even possibly Dragon Age Inquisition running slower in windows 7.

    Windows 8 also runs faster than windows 7. From booting up to using windows actually, the performance improvements are noticeable. Windows 8 feels light compared to 7.

    I am not sure why people hate or avoid windows 8. Just installing a free start menu makes it exactly like Windows 7.
    I have actually have use both of them side by side and things that i have found :

    Win 7 : less stuttering with SLI, more reliable, runs all dx11 titles like crysis 3 with out any trouble, can handle more threads, less susceptible to shutting down when i use codes that takes up a lot of memory and also when i render stuffs for days. Virtualization also works fine with win7.

    Win8 : boots fast, and some ppl might say it looks smarter, gives u a feeling of tablet even if u r in a pc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redwan hasan View Post
    I have actually have use both of them side by side and things that i have found :

    Win 7 : less stuttering with SLI, more reliable, runs all dx11 titles like crysis 3 with out any trouble, can handle more threads, less susceptible to shutting down when i use codes that takes up a lot of memory and also when i render stuffs for days. Virtualization also works fine with win7.

    Win8 : boots fast, and some ppl might say it looks smarter, gives u a feeling of tablet even if u r in a pc.
    how long will you play crysis? It is like saying I should use Windows 98 because it runs Age of Empires smoothly.

    Windows 8 definitely performs a lot better. And DX 11 is better supported in Windows 8. 7 doesnt even properly support dx 11.1 and regarding threads, I never saw Windows 8 requiring cpu threading patches. Windows 7 requires patches for threading issues. There are many known examples where multi core threads are being parked in Windows 7.

    http://pcrepairaugustaga.com/bf4-par...-core-cpu-fix/

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    And how long r u gonna play bf4 anyway i did another and have found that performance difference is almost zero, sometimes 7 wins sometimes 8.1. Im still using 8.1 though, not satisfied with it when it comes to programming so i will just wait for 10 and will give it a try and if yes thn i will keep on using that otherwise revert back to win7. Anyway im on off topic so i will just stop now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
    how long will you play crysis? It is like saying I should use Windows 98 because it runs Age of Empires smoothly.

    Windows 8 definitely performs a lot better. And DX 11 is better supported in Windows 8. 7 doesnt even properly support dx 11.1 and regarding threads, I never saw Windows 8 requiring cpu threading patches. Windows 7 requires patches for threading issues. There are many known examples where multi core threads are being parked in Windows 7.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VANGUARD View Post
    You should re-install the windows after upgrading the ssd. I bet you havent changed your offset to 4kB either.
    I don't know ¤¤¤¤ about ssd lol . . . I just wanted this for faster boot time, faster loading in games and a little bit of editing in vegas. I didn't do any tweak yet.

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    In fact why are you still using Windows 7? Windows 8.1 is so much better in terms of performance as well as gaming also.
    Ehh for some reason battlefield 4 always had some issues with 8/8.1. I switched back to 7 and it was all good. I use windows 7 because it seems more stable for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redwan hasan View Post
    And how long r u gonna play bf4 anyway i did another and have found that performance difference is almost zero, sometimes 7 wins sometimes 8.1. Im still using 8.1 though, not satisfied with it when it comes to programming so i will just wait for 10 and will give it a try and if yes thn i will keep on using that otherwise revert back to win7. Anyway im on off topic so i will just stop now.
    You would be surprised how many people play competitive battlefield in Bangladesh. As a member of a BF4 team I can assure you that quite a few teams will keep playing BF4 even after the next game gets released.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ork7O View Post
    I don't know ¤¤¤¤ about ssd lol . . . I just wanted this for faster boot time, faster loading in games and a little bit of editing in vegas. I didn't do any tweak yet.
    You don't have to do any tweaks at all when you are doing a fresh install, Win 8 automatically decide the correct settings if it detects an SSD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dipanzan View Post
    You don't have to do any tweaks at all when you are doing a fresh install, Win 8 automatically decide the correct settings if it detects an SSD.
    An SSD should be set on 4KB offset for optimum performance and less wearing. It also heavily recommended for newer harddrives as well. Newer hard drives are being manufactured to utilise 4 kilobyte sectors rather than the conventional 512-byte sectors. This is done to make more efficient use of the physical space on hard drives as for every sector there is a small batch of error correction data on the drive, and by going from 0.5kilobytes to 4kilobytes per sector means that there can be much less space on the drive wasted in this error correction data. To show what I mean here is an image taken from the Wikipedia article on Advanced Format Drives:



    The reason for having to align your disk stems from the interaction of software that was written to expect 512-byte sectors working on a drive with 4-kilobyte sectors. If the software expects 512-byte sectors then it may well be trying to write to what it thinks is the "second" sector of a cluster, but is in fact the second 512 bytes of a 4-kilobyte sector.


    The problem is that "Advanced Format" drives that simulate a 512-byte sector to the operating system but actually work with 4-kilobyte sectors internally is that a sector can only be written "in one go". In order to write to that second 512 byte area the entire 4KB sector must be read, and then re-written back to the drive, and this is a slower process than simply telling the drive to rewrite the whole 4KB sector.


    Even if the operating system is aware of 4KB sectors it must have the drive properly aligned so that the boundaries between sectors agrees between where the drive says they are and where the operating system thinks they are.


    Then there are SSDs, which have a similar problem in that they can be written byte-by-byte, but only erased in large blocks of typically 256KB or 512KB. In this way, in order to maximise performance you must align the partition (and thus sector) boundaries along one of those 256 or 512KB blocks.
    For this reason a lot of modern partitioning tools simply align the entire drive along a 1MB boundary, which neatly does away with the need to detect whether you have any of the many types of drive, be they 512-byte sectors, 4KB sectors, or SSD with some arbitrary block size.

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