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    Posted: 22 Sep 2011 at 6:12am
I am getting my desktop back from CP today(finally).  I had the P67 motherboard replaced due to bad sata2 ports.  I have decided this was a good time to add an SSD drive as my boot drive.  I got a Plextor 128M2S.  This is my first venture with SSD and have found the manual Plextor sends to be extremely lacking.  I have a couple questions and hope someone here on the forum can help.

I do not need to clone anything over.  So this will be just like it is a first build.  Am I better off using Windows 7 for the initial setup or the Acronis disk that came with the SSD?  Also, are there any changes I need to make to the bios for SSD (running a Gigabyte UD4 B3)?  How do I update the firmware if the SSD drive will be the operating system drive?  Is this something I should do before installing Windows?  If so, how?

GigaByte GA-P67A-UD4
4GB Kingston HyperX DDR3
Asetek 570LX
AMD Radeon HD 6870 1GB
Corsair CMPSU-950TX 80 Plus
Azza Hurrican 2000 Full Tower
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
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