windows xp 64 ahci driver

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by bramke, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. bramke

    bramke n00b

    Nov 14, 2012
    i had years windows xp 64 bit and unlike what others say its a bad windows it's the best windows for me
    since i play high fps games and this windows gives best fps and runs every game only dx10 games not
    i recently bought an ssd because i heard it improves gaming aswel
    but i want it to run in ahci

    my motherboard is gigabyte ga-p55a-ud4 ver 1
    i checked at ide driver wich one the ide is using
    and it said intel 5 series /3400 series

    so i slipstreamed the intel 5 series/3400 series ahci driver into windows xp 64
    but when i use this slipstreamed disk
    at setup windows don't find any hard disk

    any help plz?

    btw the ssd is samsung ssd 830
  2. bigdogchris

    bigdogchris [H]ard as it Gets

    Feb 19, 2008
    You are on the right track for sure.

    Did you make sure that you used the XP x64 version of the AHCI drivers? Also, what I like to do with slipstreaming AHCI drivers is to select all and input them as textmode, that way you make sure you won't miss the right one.

    Here is a link to the correct driver.

    Just an FYI, Windows XP doesn't have any type of SSD support, so your write performance will eventually degrade. Windows 7 is the first OS that officially supports SSD's (TRIM) while in AHCI mode.

    Either way, that is a killer SSD and XP x64 does have good overall performance, so have fun!
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2012