4 3 4, Storage Configuration

ASUS P3-P5G43
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PIO Mode [Auto]
Selects the PIO mode. Configuration options: [Auto] [0] [1] [2] [3] [4]
DMA Mode [Auto]
Selects the DMA mode. Configuration options: [Auto] 
SMART Monitoring [Auto]
Enables or disables the S.M.A.R.T. (Self Monitoring and Reporting Technology) 
capability of your hard drive. This features allows your system to report read/write 
errors of the hard drive and to issue warnings when a third party hardware monitor 
utility is installed. Configuration options: [Auto] [Disabled] [Enabled]
32Bit Data Transfer [Enabled]
Enables or disables 32-bit data transfer. Configuration options: [Disabled] 
[Enabled]
SATA Configuration [Enhanced]
Configuration options: [Disabled] [Compatible] [Enhanced]
Configure SATA as [IDE]
Sets the configuration for the Serial ATA connectors supported by the 
Southbridge chip. Configuration options: [IDE] [AHCI]
4.3.4 
Storage Configuration
The items in this menu allow you to set or change the configurations for the SATA 
devices installed in the system. Select an item then press <Enter> if you want to 
configure the item.
SATA Configuration
SATA Configuration 
[Enhanced]
Configure SATA as 
[IDE]
Hard Disk Write Protect 
[Disabled]
IDE Detect Time Out (Sec) 
[35]
Options
Disabled
Compatiable
Enhanced
Hard Disk Write Protect [Disabled] 
Disables or enables device write protection. This will be effective only if device is 
accessed throuh BIOS. Configuration option: [Disabled] [Enabled]
Due to Intel chipset driver support regulation, the AHCI mode is not supported in 
Windows XP environment. The AHCI mode is only supported by Windows Vista 
with OS built-in driver.