Made the change in BIOS but Windows 7 just gives me the blue screen at startup. Tried to boot from my Windows disk and run startup repairs. No success. Windows could not make the repair. Had to return BIOS to IDE mode for the drives.
I under5stand that I will need AHCI in order to add any solid state drive.
Hardware is as follows:
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H motherboard, AMD Phenom II 965 processor, 6 Gigs DDR3 memory. Western Digital 1TB SATA3 hard drive, Baracuda 1TB SATA2 hard drive.
Appreciate any suggestions.