Intel(R) 82801GBM SATA AHCI Controller Driver Download

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The R) 82801GBM SATA AHCI Controller is a common computer motherboard manufactured by Intel. Update now to fix problems such as frequent crashing, computer shuts off unexpectedly, no audio or no video, or a blank screen on start up. This driver - "" - has been downloaded 6,609 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 34 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 206.2 KB.

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Supported Models


Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB SATA RAID Controller

Intel(R) 82801FBM SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 82801GBM SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 82801GHM SATA RAID Controller

Intel(R) 82801GR/GH SATA AHCI Controller

Intel(R) 82801GR/GH SATA RAID Controller



Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions (2007-09-29) via .inf

Additional Notes

This driver by Ralf based on Berdi's hack of an ICH8 driver will allow you to use a regular ICH9 device as AHCI.

When you install windows, press F6 when it prompts at the very begining, and

Uploaded By

Plecostomus (DG Member) on 14-May-2008

Most Helpful Reviews

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
Alejandro Maggiora
Tested on Windows XP
25 Jun 2010
(2 months after download)

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
"Todo bien, pero si se instala la placa de sonido primero, es probable que no se precise este controlador."
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
ahci_ich9/ 12.0 KB 17 Oct 2007
ahci_ich9/iaahci.inf 10.7 KB 25 Mar 2008
ahci_ich9/ 11.7 KB 17 Oct 2007
ahci_ich9/iastor.inf 7.7 KB 29 Sep 2007
ahci_ich9/iastor.sys 308.2 KB 29 Sep 2007
ahci_ich9/license.txt 11.3 KB 18 Oct 2007
ahci_ich9/readme.txt 45.5 KB 29 Sep 2007
ahci_ich9/txtsetup.oem 4.6 KB 25 Mar 2008

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