Results 1 to 10 of Magician is probably not seeing the drive through the raid properly. After installing all the drivers i have connected the HDD’s, and just for some reason the Samsung Magician aint working properly now: A Serial port is still plenty useful in networking environments, but parallel? Cooler Scythe Mugen 4.

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Install the operating system with all hard drives disconnected to avoid a “misplaced” MBR Master Boot Record for your ssd.

With my Samsung GB Pro ssd, I ga-p35-d4 Samsung’s Rapid feature and got much higher ssd benchmark scores, but I did not notice any increased real world ssd performance.

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Gigabyte GA-P35-DS4 – motherboard – ATX – LGA775 Socket – P35 Series

We receive spam notifications and will take immediate action! If you have to struggle with a screwdriver to release an obscured PCIe slot lock and get the videocard out, you may end up with an electrical short or snapped component. Copyright c Tweak Town Pty Ltd. The time now is Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: So nothing to worry about. You shouldn’t have any problems installing windows to gigabte new ssd, as long as you first disconnect your current hard drives.

About Us Employment Privacy Policy. Virtually all the Intel P35 motherboards on store shelves have nearly identical features. I’ve sent him a PM to him to look at your thread and correct me if I’m wrong. If you don’t you’ll have problems later if you try to change to RAID mode. In a nod to improving your working environment and increasing the longevity of the motherboard itself, the GA-PDS4 features a totally silent copper heatpipe based chipset and MOSFET thermal solution.


I have applied the fix on my 1TB and she’s just as zippy as the day I installed her.

I would ask how to set it all up on those controller’s for best performance? What could it be?

Making A Sata Raid/ahci Driver Diskette – Gigabyte GA-PDS4 User Manual [Page 87]

I know this will come across as insignificant, but the PCI Express x16 videocard retention lock on that blue slot, and the rear-oriented lock on the orange slot just make my fingers happy. There is no need to change to AHCI whatsoever.

With easy to access PCIe locks like the ones on the GA-PDS4, it doesn’t matter if the videocard has a large double-slot heatsink, access is unimpeded. It is really only on the integrated features, and extra heatsinks and ports and connectors where there is variation. Nothing too out of the ordinary there, but the SATA cables stand out for a couple reasons.

I think that your current raid array will be OK after you have installed your new ssd and reconnected the hard drive array. Let us know how everything works out.


GA-PDS4 (rev. ) | Motherboard – GIGABYTE Global

Privacy policy and Terms of Use. There are a lot of good suggestions in the http: Motherboard manufacturers play a large role in separating the product lines, determining what makes one motherboard a high end mobo you’d give your left arm for, and another on the same chipset perfect for a low cost office PC.

It will tell you that you are not using AHCI mode, but that is not really true. Cooler Scythe Mugen 4.

It will be much faster than any HDD, period. Want to know why the Gigabyte GA-PDS4 has heatsinks mounted on the back, all solid aluminum capacitors and a few other component level tweaks? Ports and figabyte are labeled well, jacks and cables organized nicely. So let’s not repeat what we’ve already said in other reviews.

I’m guessing not all the commands are being read. Gigwbyte installing all the drivers i have connected the HDD’s, and just for some reason the Samsung Magician aint working properly now: