HP envy 14-2090eo: activate the ahci with new ssd on hp envy 14-2090eo

Hi Hp experts...

I just ordered a Samsung 850 evo 500 GB ssd, replace the drive hard seagate 750 GB original in my HP Envy 14-2090eo. I then took a peek in the Device Manager and found that when I click the menu ATA/ATAPI IDE controller, it shows a new field saying: Intel(r) Mobile Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller. Does this mean that AHCI is enabled automatically when I install the Samsung 850 evo 500 GB ssd? Its because I don't have any options the normally settings in the BIOS to change to AHCI mode and then he hit me maybe its on automatically, or what I have to do to switch to AHCI mode, which I have heard is the best setting when installing SSD´s...

Best regards to all


Yes, he does.  AHCI is enabled and cannot be changed.

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