Forum discussion tagged with Kingston.
  1. durryhardware

    Question ASUS Z97-AR constantly running into SSD Issues

    Hello internet, I have a i5-4690K on an ASUS Z97-AR mobo, Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB DDR3 1333 MHz, EVGA 780 SC 3GB, Kingston NV1 500gb NVMe M.2 SSD, Corsair VS550 PSU and a Western Digital 250gb HDD. I have had this problem recently where sometimes under moderate-intensive load (video games...
  2. ButtonForest

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD Not Properly Registering

    Hey guys, I recently got a Kingston 1TB "A2000" M.2 NVMe SSD for my birthday, and installed in on my desktop Windows 10 computer (I already have one 500GB NVME SSD installed as the boot device). I tried to format it and make it register as an actual disk by using Disk Management, but it does...
  3. adriantnt

    Question NVME reliability - Kingston DC1000B 480GB vs Gigabyte AORUS 500GB

    I am looking at these two NVME SSD: Kingston DC1000B 480GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280 part: SEDC1000BM8/480G and Gigabyte AORUS 500GB, NVMe Gen4 part: GP-ASM2NE6500GTTD Which one would be more reliable in terms of keeping it's performance after many writes ? I want to use them in computers...
  4. S

    Question No Post After Connecting Kingstone SSD

    Hi All, I am trying to upgrade my HP 280 G2 HDD using Kingston SUV500240G , The challenge I have is that when I add my Kingston ssd, my computer does not POST, I am not sure if issue is current sata cables or power issues . Please note also i tested the ssd in my 8th gen laptop and 4th gen...
  5. Jerson Gonzales

    Question Combine 1333mhz and 1600mhz

    I am currently using Intel DH55PJ Motherboard with 2ramslots which I have one 4gb ddr3 1333mhz and one 4gb 1600mhz. I'm planning to buy a new 1156 motherboard which is Asus P7H55 with 4ramslots. I have here extra 2gb 1333mhz. Is it okay to combine one 4gb 1333mhz, 2gb 1333mhz and 4gb 1600mhz...
  6. [SOLVED] Is 1.2v 3200mhz(OC) normal dram voltage?

    It happened that I am overclocking my RAM through XMP profile by auto with the exception of selecting 3200mhz (2666mhz hyperx kingston). It usually set itself around 1.36v based on CPUz and HWMonitor but i accidentally left it by 1.2v manual since I was playing around it the other day. I find...
  7. R

    [SOLVED] can the b450 gigabyte gaming x support 3200mhz memory clock ?

    can the b450 gigabyte gaming x support 3200mhz memory clock ? I am a bit confuse because it says on the website that supports 3600(O.C.) and 3466(O.C.) but skips the 3200 mhz .
  8. BJAAnderson

    Question Kingston SSD Wear Indicator

    I have a 5 year old Kingston SV300S37A/120G. Just in the last few hours, it's health status in CrystalDiskInfo has gone from 100% to 1% with an "SSD Life Left" number of 1. I downloaded the Kingston SSD Manager to double check this and it also says that the SSD Wear Indicator was at 1%. The...
  9. P

    Question How to use a Kingston Data Traveler as a normal USB Stick?

    I have a bunch of Kingston Data Traveler USB sticks ranging in size from 16GB to 64 GB. These have a "read only" (Diskpart shows it as a CDROM) partition and a data partition, and access to the data partition is only through software in the "read only" partition, where it gets encrypted with a...
  10. K

    Question PC slow boot times on SSD

    Greetings, a year ago I got myself an 480GB SSD from Kingston. Boot times and overall responsiveness improved by a large margin and I was very happy with it. About a month ago, I noticed everything slowed down, boot times became slower than on my old failing hard drive and after finally getting...
  11. zcrowe

    Question Looking to upgrade, seeking some advice/direction :)

    Hello friends. I recently got a 1660 Ti from a 970. I am interested in potentially getting a new part for my PC to help improve performance. However, I am unsure on where to start regarding which part I should select to upgrade. Potentially, the oldest one, or soon to be most obsolete. My...
  12. Question SSD Wear Indicator dropped to 0 after few days of usage

    Hi, I have Kingston A400 240 GB for few days and SSD Wear Indicator already dropped to 0. I was using same disk type before and same problem occurred, except it was falling to zero about a month. Is it a problem? I send the first disk for warranty repair, but I don't have an answer yet. I'm...
  13. jjkingston

    Question Grey Screen SSD Firmware Update

    So I'm trying to update my SSD Firmware on a kingston SHSS37A240G. I've downloaded the ISO file for the update, I've used rufus to create a bootable USB, but when I boot from the USB in my BIOS and select "live - boot the live system" it takes me to a grey Screen with a flashing underscore in...
  14. F

    [SOLVED] M.2 SSD visible in device manager, but not in disk management

    I bought recently a Kingston A2000 1TB - SA2000M8/1000G M.2 SSD, and i put it in my PC. My problem is, that I cant see in my Disk Management, so I cant make any particion, but I see in BIOS, and Device manager. My BIOS has the latest update, my windows 10 too. Device manager says everything is...
  15. R

    Question SK Hynix and kingston duo

    Hi guys, can i mix this two RAM on my 2013 acer aspire e1 531 laptop? i only have two slots. both 1600Mhz SK hynix - 4GB 1Rx8 PC3L - 12800s -11 -13- B4 Kingston - 2GB 1Rx8 PC3L - 12800s - 11 - 11 - B3
  16. Question BIOS and PC doesn't detect my SSD?

    I have 1TB storage on an HDD. I have a 240GB storage on an SSD After I woke up this morning to hop on my PC. I realised I was booting from my HDD. Thinking I knew how to solve the issue, I opened my BIOS settings and went to boot order. My primary boot was my HDD so I tried to change it to my...
  17. K

    Question Boot time became slow on SSD

    Greetings, I have 480gb kingston ssd. Bought it about a half a year ago and since then it also became my boot device. After migrating Win10 from HDD to it, boot and loading times were 3x faster and was quiet happy with it until about last month or so. For some reason, boot time became very slow...
  18. Prad_Bitt

    [SOLVED] 970 Evo vs A2000 vs Blue NVMe

    So I'm looking for a 1TB NVMe drive and I narrowed it down to these because rest are either too high priced, bad service brands where I live, or QLC. The A2000 is $130, Blue is $128, 970 is $155 Im leaning toward the Samsung because I already have 3 Samsung SSDs, (the m.2 860 I'll probably...
  19. darko.skulic

    Question Will my aio block my first ram slot?

    Hey guys, so my parts are coming next week. I have ordered an i7 9700k, gigabyte z390m and a rtx 2080ti. I am doing a micro atx build. I also ordered the deepcool gammax l120t v2 aio cooler for the cpu. I just need to buy ram and heres my question. I wanted to go 4x8gb but im scared that the aio...
  20. F

    Question Memory compatibility

    Hello, I wanted to expand the memory on my PC so i planned on buying a new RAM module but the one i have is a Kingston Hyper X 8gb 2400Mhz module with the part code HX424C15FB2/8 and the only one i can find is the HX424C15FB3/8 so i'mnot sure if i'll be able to run them on dual channel. Pls help