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AHCI Supported Chipsets


Last Reviewed: 10-Mar-2017
Article ID: 000005642

Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) is an interface specification that allows the storage driver to enable advanced Serial ATA (SATA) features like Native Command Queuing and hot swap.

AHCI is built into chipsets with the following controller hubs:

  • Intel® PCHM RAID/AHCI controller hub
  • Intel® PCH RAID/AHCI controller hub
  • Intel® ICH10R/DO SATA RAID/AHCI controller hub
  • Intel® ICH10D SATA AHCI controller hub
  • Intel® ICH9M-E SATA RAID/AHCI controller hub
  • Intel® ICH9M AHCI controller hub
  • Intel® 82801IR/IO Controller Hub (ICH9R/DO)—RAID and AHCI
  • Intel® 82801HEM I/O Controller Hub (ICH8M-E)—RAID and AHCI
  • Intel® 82801HBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH8M)—AHCI only
  • Intel® 82801HR/HH/HO I/O Controller Hub (ICH8R/DH/DO)—RAID and AHCI
  • Intel® 631xESB/632xESB I/O Controller Hub—RAID and AHCI
  • Intel® 82801GHM I/O Controller Hub (ICH7MDH)—RAID only
  • Intel® 82801GBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH7M)—AHCI only
  • Intel® 82801GR/GH I/O Controller Hub (ICH7R/DH)—RAID and AHCI
  • Intel® 82801FR I/O Controller Hub (ICH6R)—RAID and AHCI
  • Intel® 82801FBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH6M)—AHCI only