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I tried the new IDMS 2.0 that supports Windows* 8 systems with GUID Partition Table (GPT), Secure boot and UEFI BIOS, to clone a UEFI boot Windows 8 installation, from a RAID 0 volume of Intel 520 SSDs to a single Int... Intel Data Migration Software 2.0Back I noticed on another forum someone mentioned they were waiting for a firmware update for a chipset. They were not talking about a driver program, but a firmware update for a chipset. By chipset I mean a CP... Chipsets Use Drivers and Firmware?Back I just tried the new SSD Toolbox version 3.1.0 with support for running the SSD Optimizer on RAID 0 volumes. It worked great, and ran fast too. Of course, the requirements for this to work are rather specific.... Intel SSD Toolbox 3.1.0 with SSD Optimizer Support for RAID 0 VolumesBack The Secure Erase feature of the Intel SSD Toolbox requires the SSD to be power cycled when the Security Freeze Lock state is detected. That is not an IF Detected, that is When Detected, as it always is, in my experien... SSD Toolbox Secure Erase Feature, Freeze LockBack Many SSD enthusiasts know that the TRIM command cannot be used with files stored on SSDs in RAID volumes. Intel has documented this limitation of IRST for a while now. There are rumors, initially derived from an IRST ... Back The ASMedia 1061 SATA 6Gb/s chipset is now being used by some mother board manufactures instead of the Marvell 91xx chipsets, for additional SATA 6Gb/s ports. This ASMedia chipset can also be found on add-on SATA card... Intel SSD Toolbox and ASMedia 1061 Chipset.Back The article below discusses a tool offered by Gigabyte to identify which SATA 2 ports are in use on H67 and P67 chipset mother boards: http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardware/2011/02/04/gigabyte-releases-sandy-b... Tool from Gigabyte to Identify SATA 2 Port Connections on H67/P67 BoardsBack Just installed SSD Toolbox 3.0, and tried out a few of its functions. I've used the SSD Toolbox since its initial release. IMO, this version is the best one yet. I have a X-25M G2 80GB SSD on one P... Intel SSD Toolbox 3.0 is ExcellentBack So the first models of the new Intel "Sandy Bridge", 2nd Generation Core CPUs are here, along with the H67 and P67 Platform Controller Hub (PCH) chipsets. The reviews of these CPUs I've seen have been excellen... The New H67 and P67 Chipsets with SATA 3 Support, and TRIM?Back I just noticed the new and (not) improved style of display of the 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor Family Desktop datasheets. I much prefer the pdf document format, which is easier to use and just plain conve... New Format of CPU Datasheets a Step BackwardsBack It came to my attention on a (not Intel) mother board manufacture's web site forum, that an owner of the same model board as I have, noticed that two sides of the top of his CPU had visible marks/damage caused by the ... CPU Socket Clamp Damages Top of CPU, Is Warranty Void?Back It seems the clock is ticking down on the Intel X-25 M and V G2 series of SSDs, with the final shipments in Q4 2011. Check it out here: http://qdms.intel.com/dm/d.aspx/419a34bf-f6e0-4c64-b856-784d90bd00f... Venerable Intel G2 SSDs To Be Discontinued.Back Yes folks, that is how it is named, the "SSD 510 Series", which is available in 120GB and 250GB versions. A surprise or two for SSD buffs in this review: http://www.storagereview.com/intel_ssd_510_revi... Review of the New Intel SSD 510 SeriesBack This question came up on the forum of an ASUS mother board. I don't own an Intel mother board that has the Marvell 9128 chipset SATA 6Gb/s (aka SATA 3) although I know some Intel mother boards have that interfac... Can the Marvell SATA 6Gb/s Interface Be Used for OS/Boot Drives?Back For anyone having heat related problems with their PC, you might want to consider this "solution", although you might need to tie it down for obvious reasons. No need to worry about that loud video card anymore.... Back The topic of TRIM support with the Marvell SATA 3 controller and on AMD chipsets can be found in various threads in the Intel SSD forum, with the general consensus being the Marvell driver that most user have does not... FOUND: Marvell and AMD Drivers That Support TRIM!Back Hi All, I own two DG45ID motherboards. One of them is unrecoverable, will not POST or run the BIOS whatsoever. That occurred after I changed a BIOS setting for the memory speed, which seemed to be incorrec... Any Repair Options For Bricked DG45ID Motherboard?Back I have a DG45ID motherboard with a C2Q Q8300, 4GB RAM, Intel X25-M 80GB SSD, 750GB HDD, one DVD drive, 650 watt power supply, latest BIOS (131), latest drivers, including RST in AHCI mode, Win 7 64bit, using the G45 o... DG45ID: Odd Reaction to New Power SupplyBack Why does Intel only offer one socket 1366 CPU motherboard in the retail consumer marketplace? Currently I believe I found eleven socket 1156 mother boards available from Intel. Given that both of the... Only One Intel 1366 Motherboard?Back