If you uninstall it, the updated SATA AHCI drivers will remain, at least this is what happened with my systems. So I downloaded the latest version of SATA drivers at the Asus ROG site for my motherboard.
After you download the driver, simply click “Install” to start your installation. This tool is designed to provide the latest official AMD Radeon Software graphics driver for systems running Microsoft Windows.
If your system is not running Microsoft Windows or you are looking for an earlier driver or the latest beta driver, you can manually search for a driver from the AMD Graphics and Driver download page.
I'm thinking of getting the new Vertex 4, but the problem is that updating its firmware seem to be more complicated than other SSDs such as crucial; unless I'm mistaken?
For example, Crucial M4's firmware update seems to be fairly simple: install the OS and then just run the update utility.(there's the option of using a different installer with USB but no reason to choose that when the previous method is simpler... Unless of course, there's some technical problems)However, for OCZ SSDs firmware update toolbox requires the OS to not run from the SSD.
Windows reports that it is the most current driver. I am wondering if it might conflict with Samsung's Magician which I also have installed? You probably updated some of your HDD or SSD's You might need to update the second "Standard SATA AHCI Controller" entry from Device Manager.
ALSO: The driver installed "Intel Rapid Storage Technology" program. And no, you do not need "Intel Rapid Storage Technology" program, it is designed to show you the status of your drives it is not essential, in addition it runs as a startup item.The AMD Driver Autodetect tool is designed to detect the model of graphics card and version of operating system installed in your computer.Our Autodetect tool can only be used on systems running the Microsoft® Windows operating system and/or AMD Radeon™ graphics.The best way to accomplish this is to keep your motherboard's BIOS and chipset drivers up to date.Many motherboard manufacturers release updates that resolve crucial issues related to system crashes and/or slow performance."Flashing" the BIOS is synonymous with updating the motherboard's BIOS to the latest version.