Setting up your SSD
as a cache device
A.Setting the SATA mode to RAID
1.
On Windows® 8 bootup, press <Del>
or <F2> on your keyboard to enter the
BIOS Setup program.
2.
Press <F7> on your keyboard and
click OK to enter the Advanced Mode
screen.
3.
From the Advanced Mode screen, click
Advanced > SATA Configuration.
4.
From the SATA Configuration screen,
click SATA Mode Selection, then
select RAID.
5.
Press <F10> on your keyboard and
click Yes to save the changes and exit
the BIOS Setup program.
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B.Creating a partition on your SSD
1.
On your keyboard, press
and <D> to launch the Windows® 8 desktop.
2.
Right-click Computer and click
Manage to launch the Computer
Management screen.
3.
Click Disk Management to show the
disks’ details.
4.
Right-click on the disk with 32GB or
64GB capacity and select Delete
Volume.
5.
Click Yes to confirm the volume
deletion. The SSD volume displays the
status Unallocated.
6.
Right-click on the HDD volume and
select Shrink Volume.
7.
In the Enter the amount to shrink in
MB field, key in 5 and click Shrink. A
small space shows as Unallocated in
the HDD volume.
8.
On the taskbar, click
to launch Intel®
Rapid Storage technology.
9.
Click the Performance
tab and click Enable
acceleration.
10. Follow the settings as shown on the
right, and click OK.
The Acceleration and SSD configurations are
displayed when the settings are successfully
completed.
You can now only find the HDD
volume in Computer and your
SSD is now working as a cache
device.