Forum discussion tagged with Crucial.
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    Question Four Crucial DDR3 modules stopped working after regular shutdown

    Here's what happened. I have Gigabyte GA Z77-DS3H motherboard. So I took four Crucial 8GB modules, installed them as a part of my desktop overhaul, and tested them with Memtest86, all is well. Then I worked on that computer until the evening and shut down Windows 10 x64 the usual way. The...
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    Question Advice on Buying New SSD (M.2 PCIe or 2.5" SATA)

    I had a motherboard issue a while back and couldn't replace it for a while, but recently did so, only to discover that the 2.5" PNY SSD I had decided to die while it was not in use (even though I had used it a few times attached as an external drive). I'm now looking for a new SSD as a boot...
  3. xLishu

    Question When i boot my pc. Motherboard and gpu ports don't work.

    So this happened recently. In the morning everything was fine, but in the evening my pc starts all the fans spin, but pc doesn't boot none of the ports work. I tried removing the CMOS battery, tried to switching the ram slots. But when i changed my gpu to a older gt 610 everything just worked...
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    [SOLVED] I think I killed my SSD...Please Help

    Hello All! Today I purchased a Crucial BX500 1TB SSD and threw it in my older laptop to use for practice. I was learning how to use linux terminal to partition and format and manipulate drives and storage devices. Essentially I was trying to set up a rather complicated dual booting scenario...
  5. TheRealDaZee

    Question Alder lake MSI Z690-A WIFI D4 + Crucial 3600 CL 16-18-18 combination problem

    I'm new to the overclocking world. I went for msi z690a wifi d4 version after looking at the reviews saying this was the best board for the price. I have 12700K installed on it. I bought crucial ballistix 2x8GB DDR4 CL16 3600 Mhz RAM. The ram runs well on the default JDEC 2666 Mhz, but I get...
  6. Watrevir

    Question MX500 SSD Issues

    I have an ADATA SX8200 M.2 1TB and a Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB in my Lenovo Ideapad S540 15" laptop. TThe ADATA is Disk 1 (C) and has the OS installed (as its the faster drive) and the MX500 is Disk 0 (D) and is my storage drive for films, games etc. The other day, I left the laptop running (on...
  7. MildCube

    Question Mixmatching Parent Ram Brands.

    I have a prebuilt, Pavilion 790-0020, it uses Micron 8gb (1x8gb) 2666mhz ram, part number 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6E1, and I want to upgrade. I've found the ram my desktop uses online for around $50 for 1 stick, this seems kinda expensive...
  8. Question Help request - Micron Rev.B overclocking

    I recently picked up a kit of Crucial Ballistix 32GB (2x16GB) 3200MHz CL16 DDR4 (BL2K16G32C16U4W) memory because it was on sale for only £83 during Black Friday. I was hoping to get dual rank Rev.E but apparently crucial have moved away from that so instead I got single rank Rev.B. I couldn't...
  9. SeBa_SCS

    Question Are these RAM compatible with my motherboard

    Hello, I'm asking for compatibility with the RAM and my motherboard -Ryzen 5 5600x -Asus TUF B550M plus wifi -2x8gb Crucial ballistix 3200Mhz BL8G32C16U4BL Because I'm using this components and I get this weird kind of freeze when I'm web browsing or watching youtube. I can see the RGB...
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    [SOLVED] Is the crucial RAM CT2K4G4DFS6266 2 x 4gb dual module kit compatible with the Asus ROG Swift B450-F gaming motherboard

    Hi, I am hoping to buy this RAM for my asus ROG swift B450-F motherboard and wanted to check if it is compatible first. I asked on the amazon UK if it was compatible and the response I got was no but with no explaination, so I was hoping to double check, and if it isn't compatible then I was...
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    [SOLVED] DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION plaguing my Windows 10 NVME drive

    Hey all. I got a Crucial NVME drive to move my Windows 10 install to about a year ago, but I kept getting BSODs with no dump available, so I moved it back to my SATA ssd and just used the NVME as a game drive. Well I've taken another crack at installing Windows on the NVME, and I keep getting...
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    [SOLVED] SSD Crucical BX500 Super slow

    I've have a Crucical BX500. When I bought it, the speed was normal. I could start using the computer as soon the desktop screen showed up. But after several months, my SSD suddenly became very slow. It appears that each day it becomes slower. Nowadays I have to wait the same time (if not more)...
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    Question Crucial X6 2TB SSD

    View: The SSD is really good, but it makes the PC freeze altogether the second it's attached. When disconnected, everything is back to normal again. I can't format it, can't access it in Disc Management in windows as well, because it's frozen...
  14. samurai7222

    [SOLVED] Is the Crucial bx500 good enough for a boot drive and some games?

    Will the Crucial bx500 240GB be good for a boot drive and some games. I have a 1TB HDD for my large games. I'll just keep games that take a long time to load on the SSD. I'll mainly be using it as a boot drive. The Crucial MX500 240G and WD blue 240G both are about 14 USD more than the bx500 in...
  15. samurai7222

    [SOLVED] Help me choose between Kingston Q500 vs WD Green vs Crucial BX500.

    So I only have these 3 options in my area. I just want a 240GB one to install windows and maybe some games which take a long time to load. So which one will be better?
  16. blue_rays

    Question Is my SSD a refurbished part?

    I've got a Crucial MX500 (250GB) SSD. On front side of the product I can see a (RE) but I'm not sure what it stands for. It says "Assembled in Mexico (RE)" Is my SSD refurbished?
  17. animasola

    [SOLVED] Second NVMe M.2 "not present" in B450M Mortar Titanium

    Hey Guys, I've done some reshuffling and upgrades on my drives, after which my nvme drive is no longer detectable. My motherboard: B450M Mortar Titanium which support 2 x M.2 drives and 4 x SATA drives. Prior drive setup (all drives working): Crucial P1 1TB on M2_1 slot Samsung 860 QVO 1TB...
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    Question MSI GL62 6QD not detecting Crucial SSD ?

    SSD: Crucial P2 500GB M.2 NVMe 2280 3D NAND PCIe Gen3x4 Even at the BIOS > Storage > the above SSD it is not showing. Crucial site says it is compatible:
  19. filippo000

    [SOLVED] Compatibility

    Hello I would like to know if someone knows something about the compatibility of these two hardware components with my MSI Modern 15 A11M-217XIT. Here the components: SSD Crucial P5 M.2 NVMe PCle 3Gen x 4 da 500GB RAM Crucial DDR4 PC4-25600 CL=22 Unbuffered NON-ECC DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM Thanks...
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    Question M.2 PCIe Drive appears on Disk Manager but can't be formated...

    Hi Guys, First question here... I Have a Dell Optiplex 7040, with a Intel I5 6600... I installed a new Crucial PCIe NVMe M.2 Drive...The Drive appears on Disk Manager but with the wrong size (is a 500 GB Disk) and I cannot format the Drive...Below image links: DISK MANAGER...
  21. FranCal92

    [SOLVED] What does "Bulk" mean??¿?

    Hello everyone, this is my first post here. So I was looking for new DDR4 ram sticks (3600mhz) and I found that Crucial have some ones which are 3600mhz CAS16. But it says "Bulk". They only come 1x8, and the dealer specifies that they don't come in a package... So my question is, are they safe...
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    [SOLVED] Mixed crucial rams, shall I upgrade?

    I have a some green crucial ram 8gb 2400mhz from my old Intel build. I bought a crucial ballistix elite 2666 Mhz stick and I planned to buy one more later, but 2-3 months later I couldn't find any. The Ballistix one downclocks itself so they are working in dual channel, but I know that mixing...
  23. AmeyK

    [SOLVED] Best RAM for B460 board?

    Hi Guys, I'm planning to buy i5 10400f along with B460 board (most probably MSI MAG b460m mortar). I know there's no room for overclocking in this setup. Can you please help me with deciding best RAM sticks (2*8) for it? I'm fine with 2666mhz but are there any kits whose timings can be...
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    Question ASRock B550 Phantom Gaming 4/ac - new build won't boot

    I have built a new pc, and it won't boot. No video at all. The CPU and DRAM red LED lights are lighting up on the mobo on power-on CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT MOBO - ASRock B550 Phantom Gaming 4 AC RAM - Crucial Ballistix 3200 MHz DDR4 DRAM (16GBx2) STORAGE - Western Digital 1TB WD Blue SN550 NVMe...
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    [SOLVED] Crucial vs Intel vs WD

    Crucial P1 500GB 3D NAND NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD vs Intel SSD 660p 512GB vs WD Blue PCIe NVMe SSD 500GB vs Kingston 500GB A2000 M.2 2280 Nvme Which one should I pick? Crucial, WD blue, Kingston almost same price. Intel is priced little higher here. Are These four are QLC memory?
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    [SOLVED] crucial 500mx SSD 95% health , is this fine?

    is this okay ? i usually use this SSD for certain games i want to run faster (i also have my windows installed in it) and when i no longer play them i uninstall them, so ive noticed how ive reached this % of heatlh, and im wondering if its okay or should i be concerned about it. also ive used...
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    Question Decode this Crucial/Micron memory

    I have a intel nuc with an 8gb Crucial ram stick coded CT8G4SFD8213.C16FBD1. I ordered another stick of the same, but I received a CT8G4SFS8213.M8FB stick instead of the CT8G4SFD8213.C16FBD1. I can’t figure out what the .M8FB or .C16FBD1 designators mean. I only see that my current is dual rank...
  28. Question SSD performance tanks after adding 2nd drive ?

    Just added a new Crucial P1 500GB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD to my new Dell G5 15 5505 laptop in the 2nd M2 slot. First I noticed the weird hiccup in performance with this drive - in probably thousands of tests with the ATTO benchmark over the years, I've come to just about always see a steady increase...
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    [SOLVED] Dell Memory Upgrade - OEM vs Crucial

    I was looking at memory upgrades for my Dell XPS 8940. A 16 GB stick from Dell is $181.00. What appears to be a comparable 16 GB stick from Crucial is $57.99. Am I missing something here? Is there some difference that I'm not aware of? I realize that you expect a markup from an OEM label...
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    Question Crucial P1 1TB extremely slow

    I have a Crucial P1 1TB ssd that may or may not be slowly failing, it never wa s very quick in writes but I put up with it, now the speed has gotten so low Its actually slower than a hard drive. Reads are just below 1.5GB/S so that's alright, but my writes are sitting at just above 100MB/S...
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    [SOLVED] kingston A2000 1Tb vs Crucial P1 vs Crucial P2

    Hey, i'm building a new pc and i'm not sure on what ssd nvme to choose, im putting it on a asus rog b550-a mobo prices in portugal: -Crucial P1 1TB: 109,90 € -Crucial P2 1TB: 119,90€ -Kingston a2000 1tb; 116,89€ Thanks !
  32. Luiz Luz

    Question Why my SSD is very Slow?

    I have the following configuration: motherboard ECS H87H3-M (V1.0) (BIOS in latest version). Intel Core i5 -4570 16 GB RAM GeForce GTX 750 Disk # 1 - Crucial SSD CT480 BX500SSD1 (480 GB) C: (Last firmware version) Disk No. 2 - WDC WD10EZEX-00WN4A0 Blue (1 TB) D: Disc nº3 - TOSHIBA DT01ACA300 (3...
  33. JanKorcek

    [SOLVED] Is Hynix HMA81GS6JJR8N-VK compatible with Crucial SO-DIMM 8GB DDR4 2666MHz CL19 Single Ranked

    Hello there, I have laptop Acer Nitro 5 obsidian black, there is this built-in ram HMA81GS6JJR8N-VK - SK Hynix 1x 8GB DDR4-2666 SODIMM PC4-21300V-S Single Rank x8 Module here is the link for it...
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    [SOLVED] SSDs realiability: WD Green vs KingstonA400?

    So, my HDD is almost kicking the bucket, I've suffered weird slowdowns, all sectors show up as bad (even though they are not since all my data is fine) so I suspect the needle is having troubles. I have another HDD and while still working fine, it has 20,000 hours on it and shows caution on...
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    Question M.2 not recognized by Windows 10

    Hi, I bought a second M.2 (Crucial P5) for my build but Windows won't recognize the drive. I haven't installed anything on it, just plugged it into the port on the motherboard. In BIOS it will show up under boot priority. In Windows, however, the drive is not displayed in Explorer. I also...
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    [SOLVED] best under 30$ 240gb SSD or m.2?

    Hey people, which ssd is the better one, my budget for this is 30$ for windows and the programs, i already got a 2tb seagate barracuda for my games and big file, or a m.2, ive also heard the m.2s get very hot. Crucial BX500...
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    [SOLVED] PC wont turn on with new RAM

    Hey guys so I am having an issue with my PC. I have currently a ASUS PRIME B250-PLUS and I have 2x 4GB 2666MHZ DDR4 CORSAIR VENGEANCE installed on the 2 gray RAM slots. Recently with the new MSF2020 game I got myself a used CRUCIAL DDR4 2400MHZ 1x 8GB RAM module, and plugged it one of the black...
  38. ale9007

    [SOLVED] First build what do you think

    Any recommendation? my budget is around 800-1000 I hear this motherboard is not compatible and may require a BIOS update. Any other mobo you can recommend me ( no more than 100$ )
  39. yashk398

    [SOLVED] Will my B360 AORUS support NVME or NAND SSD? Please reccomend

    will my aorus b360 wifi gaming 3 support "WD Blue m.2 NAND SSD"? I think this doesnt support NVME right? PLEASE SUGGEST A GOOD COMPATIBLE SSD
  40. l.paulie

    Question New SSD Not Showing Up

    Hello! I bought a new SSD the other day to replace a failed HHD that was used for storage. I spent all day yesterday trying to get the new drive to just show up, but to no avail. I'm not the most computer savvy person, but I did as much troubleshooting as I could, and even had two friends who...