Originally Posted by Dr.Nick
Do not install any drivers off the cd, they are probably old as hell. Tbh you don't need any intel drivers for your mobo and drives. If I were to guess I would be blaming the intel matrix storage manager for your troubles.
Ya i never installed any of those mobo/storage drivers either when i did my win7 install on the x25-m, i'd do the install over again. And also make sure you enable ahci in the bios before the install, it really speeds up your random reads on the x25-m.