m.2 2280

Forum discussion tagged with m.2 2280.
  1. E

    Question Gigabyte B450m motherboard won't detect m.2 SSD after CPU upgrade

    Following my upgrade from an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 to a AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, I've encountered an issue where my M.2 SSD boot drive is not recognized. This issue did not exist prior to the CPU upgrade, and I had updated my BIOS just a week before replacing the CPU and I had no issues. I've attempted a...
  2. username_greg

    Question Upgrading laptop SSD, need advice please

    Just bought a new Dell XPS 15 (9520) with the specs indicated below. I deliberately didn't spring for the upgraded hard drive as Dell wanted close to $300 to get to a 2tb drive and so I'm going to buy one and upgrade myself - very comfortable with opening laptops etc. My question is about which...
  3. rmcrdv

    Question 50 minutes boot up time with NVMe SSD M.2

    Hello guys! I wasn't exaggerating when I mentioned that it always took 50 minutes for my PC to boot up, but it wasn't like that before when I first built my PC. It would normally take around 5-10 seconds and my PC is already good to use. I always time my boot up time when it starts showing the...
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    Question Compatibility of NVMe M.2 SSDs with Asrock X570 Phantom Gaming 4 Motherboard

    Hi, So I'm looking to buy an M.2 SSD which will hold my OS and maybe a ~2 games. I've narrowed down my options to the Crucial P5 Plus 500GB and WD Black SN850 500GB. So far I have confirmed that the M.2 Slot on my Asrock X570 Phantom Gaming 4 mobo supports the 2280 M-key type, but I need...
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    Question What are the cons of having 2 x M.2-2280 SSDs on a PC ?

    Hi everyone! New user here. I am planning to build a PC next month as the current one is not functioning well and quite old (6 years+). I am thinking of having 2 x M.2-2280 SSDs on the new PC, specifically a Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2 NVME (500GB Primary for OS) and a Samsung 980 PRO M.2 NVMe...
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    Question M.2 SSD not detected in BIOS after BSOD, please help.

    I have M.2 NVME Lite-on 512gb ssd around 2.5 years old used about 8-10hrs a day (maybe less) came installed in Dell XPS 15 9570. Suddenly I got BSOD and laptop gets stuck at BIOS screen for F2, F9, F12 options. Removing drive will take me to BIOS just fine. Issue seems to be drive is not...
  7. kaimwithani

    Question M.2 SSD is not being detected in BIOs

    My laptop is the Asus Vivobook S15 S530UF, i've recently decided to upgrade my laptop and put an SSD in the already existing but empty M.2 slot in my laptops' motherboard. I went online and into the user manual to check which type of M.2 SSD i should get and it was a bit confusing since at...
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    [SOLVED] Will a PCIE M.2 SSD 2280 fit in a M.2 PCIE SSD 2242 slot?

    I have a Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3 15IMH05 and i need to know if i can fit a 2280 into a 2242 port. Mi laptop has 3 memory slots, 1 for the hdd, 1 for a 2280 and 1 for a 2242, sadly i can't use the 2280 port and the hdd port at the same time because there is no space in the layout. Any help is...
  9. icejames14

    [SOLVED] M.2 NVMe Not recognized by Disk Manager (SOLVED)

    Just bought a 970 EVO Plus 1TB m.2 drive. Disk management shows no unallocated drives. It shows up in BIOS, Device manager and Windows Storage Spaces, However it isn't recognized at all by Disk Manager. I've refreshed and scanned disks in disk management, still nothing showing up. Flashed BIOS...
  10. Ludricio

    Question Samsung 970 EVO NVMe only using 2x PCIe gen3 lanes

    Hi, Today I bought a Samsung 970 EVO 500gb NVMe drive, installed it and everything went smooth. Drive showed up, and works. However, when I went to benchmark it, I saw it was only pulling about half of the speeds that it should be capable off. So I downloaded and installed the "Samsung...
  11. Spudster0297

    Question Black screen with steady white underscore at boot up

    I just recently built my new desktop pc(tuf b450 plus gaming mobo, msi geforce 2080 ventus GC, 2 8gb g skill ripjaws, intel 660p series m.2, and an AMD ryzen 3700x cpu). I've gotten it past the bios screen and actually was able to get to the home page and downloaded some stuff but it restarted...
  12. tedddddyyyyyyy

    Question New WD Blue M.2 SATA 2280 SSD not recognized anywhere.

    My Laptop : asus x510un-ej329t I tried to install a new m.2 ssd to get better performance and since it doesn't support NVMe, I went with SATA M.2. The problem is the SSD is not recognized anywhere from Disk Management, BIOS, Windows Media Creation, Disk Devices, MiniPartition Tool. I've tried...
  13. Yourockman

    [SOLVED] M.2 SSD Not Showing Up In BIOS

    My 2nd M.2 Inland Premium 1TB SSD is not showing up in bios or windows. I have a MSI Meg X570 Ace. I have tried updating Bios, and reseating the m.2. Any help would be appreciated.
  14. R

    [SOLVED] i have a asrock b450m ac and the m.2 does not work

    i recently got a 500gb crucial m.2 for the asrock b450m ac and my bios and windows is not reading it it is seated properly and everything but will not read i have taken it out and put it back in lots of times and it just will not read
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    [SOLVED] Suggest me some budget or value for money M.2 Storage

    Hi, I have this Gigabyte G1 Sniper B7 motherboard. So suggest me some budget or value for money M.2 Storage.
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    Question M.2 SSD Not Detected

    Just built a new PC, here's relevant hardware: Mobo: Asus x470 Prime Pro CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 RAM: Corsair DDR4 3200MHz 2x8GB M.2: Samsung NVMe 970 EVO Plus 500GB Here's the issue I'm having. The M.2 SSD is not being detected in BIOS or Windows. I've booted with just the SSD, reset CMOS, disabled...
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    [SOLVED] Why isn't bios or windows detecting my m.2 ssd?

    I just bought a western digital 1tb m.2 ssd and I plugged it into the slot above the graphics card twice now and it's not working. I'm on an msi x470 gaming plus motherboard. Here is the link to the ssd https://www.newegg.ca/western-digital-blue-1tb/p/N82E16820250092?Item=N82E16820250092. Im...
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    Question Windows won't install on new m.2 ssd on my laptop

    Hi, So I just bought a new team group ms30 256gb m.2 SSD for my Asus rog gl552vx laptop. And I wanted to install win 10 on it. So I put the SSD and removed the existing HDD just to be save, and now the laptop only has a 256gb SSD. I then put my USB drive which has win 10 1909 and went through...
  19. J

    [SOLVED] 970 EVO PLUS NVMe m.2 isn’t showing on my bios as a bootable device, how to fix?

    970 EVO PLUS NVMe m.2 isn’t showing on my bios as a bootable device, how to fix? Specs: Z390-E Asus rog strix Samsung 970 evo plus 1tb NVMe i9-9900k I just got the 970 earlier this week and when I tried to install windows on it, the bios does not show my m.2 as a bootable device in boot tab...
  20. ChiefLXIX

    Question M2 Genie Error

    I have a samsung 960 evo m.2 and a samsung 860 ssd. when i initially booted my pc i onlyy had my m.2 installed then when i added the 860 ssd i get an m.2 genie error. i unplugged the 860 ssd and the computer booted just fine. Ayyone know how to fix this problem?
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    Question frame drops/skips on games on m.2 SSD but not on HDD ?

    Hello everyone, Here are my specs : Ryzen 5 1600 Asus PRIME B350M-A EVGA Gtx 1060 SSC 16Gb (8+4+4) RAM crucial ballistix elite 2666Mhz 600W psu Crucial p1 1To m.2 Nvme SSD 1To WD 7.2k rpm HDD 144hz AOC C27G1 monitor So. Ever since I installed my now 10 days old crucial p1 m.2 SSD, everything...
  22. teenagerfrommars.gc

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 on Hades Canyon NUC

    Hi everybody! Just joining the forum, looking for some help. Got a Hades Canyon NUC few days ago, with 2x16gb of ram and 2x512gb sabrent rocket ssd nmve m.2. I can't get how to install windows 10. I describe you my steps: mounted ram and both of the ssds downloaded the windows10 media tool...
  23. Zvonkoo

    [SOLVED] NVME - Cache and no Cache SSD's

    I was comparing some NVME SSD's and ran into this. How come some SSD's have cache memory, but price difference is minimal? Is cache important? Will it affect gaming? What is the best choice between those 3 (except Samsung in 1TB category and ~ 512GB category). Will seq. read/write of...
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    Question What will happen, B450 AORUS ELITE Second M.2 in PCIE 3.0x2 Kingston A2000

    Hi guys! What will happen when I'll put second m.2 drive NVMe 3.0 x4 in a slot PCIE 3.0x2, will declared speed be just halved? I've got Corsair MP510 240GB PCIe x4 NVMe as my primary system drive, time came to expand so I want to buy Kingston 1TB M.2 A2000 NVMe PCIe x4 but in my mobo...
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    [SOLVED] What makes a good motherboard for m.2 2800? Features?

    I am looking to put this XPG GAMMIX 512GB S11 Pro into a motherboard / cpu combo and was afraid, in my ignorance, that I would choose a motherboard that would significantly bottleneck its performance somehow because it lacked some key feature. So im curious, what should I be looking for in a...
  26. J

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte ga-970 Gaming SLI m.2 compatibility

    I cant find out what m.2 drives will fit in my motherboard. On the gigabyte site it says my motherboard's m.2 is PCie Gen2 x4 but I cant figure out which drive would fit. I used pcpartpicker for compatibility and it showed me two different types of m.2 drives that were compatible but im not sure...
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    Question 860 evo M.2 not being seen anymore

    I have a b450i aorus pro wifi motherboard and I had a 200ge processor. I bought a 3600x and updated the bios to the latest version, switched the processor, and when I booted it into the bios I guess the bios reset so it didn't boot into windows. So I was thinking I'll just add it in the boot...
  28. Amogh123789

    Question M.2 slot for ssd

    Hi guys, Can someone please confirm if my laptop supports m.2 slot for ssd. Crucial memory advisor shows supported and it claims 100% guarantee for compatibility. Laptop Model is HP 15q-bu004tu. I have taken photo of motherboard and attached here. I think it might be the vertical slot at the...
  29. J

    Question Adding an m.2 ssd (SATA) without an extra m.2 slot

    I was unsure how to word this, and I tried searching through the forums for some information, but I am going to buy an m.2 ssd nvme that uses the pci-e interface and rearrange my previous m.2 ssd SATA somehow on my motherboard. I've seen specific pci-e cards that enable you to add an m.2 ssd...
  30. MrSix18

    Question Installed an additional NVMe M.2, Computer WILL NOT boot into bios nor windows

    So.. First off, this is a nightmare!! :mad: Tonight I installed an Additional M.2 drive, its a 970 pro 512gb NVMe PCIe Drive. When installed my computer WILL NOT boot into windows, the bios, or even turn anything in my case on except for my CPU cooler RGB and my Corsair RGB ram, everything...
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    [SOLVED] cant see new m.2 when i try to save to it

    Just got a new ADATA XPG SX6000 Pro M.2 2280 256GB. checked bios, it said it was enabled. But when i go to download a game to it i cant find it. Any tips?
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    Question ASRock z370 killer SLI/ac 2nd m.2 SSD problems

    FIrstly, my set up: CPU: i5 8600k GPU: GTX 1070 ti, 8gig RAM: 2, 8 gig ddr4 3k mhz Storage: 512 gig m2 SSD Motherboard: ASRock z370 Killer SLI/ac Powersupply: evga 850 supernova Monitors: Main, Benq 144, Secondary Benq 99, and a 55 inch samsung 4k So about 2 weeks ago I bought a new SSD. Its a...