I would like to read some of your thoughts about NVIDIA’s nforce4 IDE driver. It only creates problems to my machine. I have a Gigabyte GA-K8N Pro-SLI motherboard and my optical drives do not seem to work in DMA under this driver. Tray eject/load and media recognition times are not only very long, they also cause an annoying stall in my computer during the process.
I have tried a few of NVIDIA’s nforce4 driver packages and none seemed to put my optical drives in proper operation mode. I just removed nvidia’s driver and using Win XP’s own I see a clear improvement.
When I was using the IDE driver contained in the 6.86 nforce driver package I got the following information from the device manager and Nero InfoTool (Nero-22.214.171.124b):