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m.2 ssd

Forum discussion tagged with m.2 ssd.
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    Question M.2 SSD shows up in BIOS but not Windows

    Hello! So I bought a 2 TB NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 Internal SSD to replace my 2TB HDD. I physically installed it and started up windows, but it was not showing up in Disk Management (it did show up in Device Manager under Disk Drives though). When I checked the BIOS, I was able to see it there. I...
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    Question M.2 SSD not showing anywhere

    Hey guys! M.2 SSD: WD Blue 3D NAND SSD 1TB M.2 Motherboard: ASUS X99-PRO/USB 3.1 I am a newb in building PCs. I have 2 SSDs and a HDD in my computer, but the other day I bought a M.2 SSD. I installed it, and tried to install Windows 10 on it but it doesn't show up in the installer. I started...
  3. Muhammad Jahid

    Question What gen pcie x4 of m.2 ssd the Colorful BATTLE AXE C.B360M-HD PRO V20 motherboard supports?

    I read the spec of this motherboard. It says it supports PCI-e x4 channel M.2 SSD. But my question: Does it support, pcie 2.0 x4 or pcie 3.0 x4 ? or both? plz clarify it.
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    Question NVMe M.2. SSD not showing up in BIOS for ASUS Laptop

    Hi All, Since my ASUS N751JX laptop started to get a little slow, I decided to update it with a SSD drive instead of the current HDD. I chose the Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2. drive, as this is supposed to be a future proof option. I connected it to my motherboard in the M.2. slot with my HDD...
  5. Tapogam

    Question Can't find M.2 Nvme SSD in Boot Priority

    Hello everyone, I just upgraded my system with new M.2 SSD (nvme 250gb Samsung evo plus) and i was able to install windows 10 x64 on it and after installation everything was running smooth. Also while installing windows on M.2 SSD I physically removed all my other storage device from...
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    Question Best SSD - ASRock B450 Pro4

    Good evening. I'm looking to add a new storage drive to my PC, an M.2 SSD preferably (mostly to transfer my games to, from my primary drive). I've just been having a bit of trouble choosing which drive to pick. My motherboard is an ASRock B450 Pro4 (not the B450M version that a lot of the other...
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    Question M.2 Disappeared.

    I recently finished my new build. Left my PC on over night and came back after work today and screens wouldn't turn on so restarted but the 1TB M.2 drive i was downloading games too has vanished. No sign in the Bios, No sign in device manager. completely gone but yesterday it was showing fine...
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    Question New computer won’t boot properly

    Hey guys, I have looked EVERYWHERE for answers to my issue, or someone with the same problem and have been unsuccessful. Basically I have windows installed, fully updated on my SSD. I have been able to boot in properly and use my computer as normal (I just built it yesterday). Now for some odd...
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    Question M.2 vs 2.5" SSD

    So I'm finally upgrading to an SSD after having a standard hdd for ages. Now I know that there are different types of ssd such as the M.2 and normal 2.5 inch sata. I'm aware of the significantly larger read and write speeds of an m.2 over sata, although I've heard that a lot of this is just...
  10. Kacper/Razen

    Question m2 ssd slow

    Okay so my m2 ssd is acting weird sometimes my ssd is at 400 ish speeds and sometimes its at 30 and i would like have 400 for some days then 30 for some days It's the same on the crystal benchmark. You can see my specs on the link ( also my storage ) Bad one...
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    Question [Crashes\Loop] looping audio frozen screen crash on games [win 10, i7 6700 gtx 1060]

    Specs: ASUS Z170-E - Up to date BIOS version 3801 Intel i7 6700 3.4Ghz 8-core - Coolermaster Hyper EVO 212 air cooler MSI Geforce GTX 1060 6gb - Up to date driver ver. 445.75 16GB RAM 2133MHz (2 8gb DIMMS in slot A2 & B2 on mobo) Samsung 850 EVO in m.2 250GB capacity WD Caviar Black 2TB 7200RPM...
  12. Jcjordan2

    Question Upgraded to a m.2, nothing but problems since.

    Built a editing/gaming desktop for my brother last year. Worked fine for a year, but when we upgraded him from his crucial 2.5 ssd to a samsung 970 evo plus m.2, it seemed to start giving problem/errors. He also cannot run call of duty modern warfare without crashing, but that may be unrelated...
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    Question Can a m.2 ssd break like this?

    So for the past few months this has been happening randomly. My Pc (windows10) will freezy randomly and once i restart i'm pretty much unable to boot. At one time i was unable to enter the bios.. Basically this happens every week or two and then after a few minutes windows will boot normaly and...
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    Question Custom Built Showing As A Laptop...

    I recently decided that I wanted to make some changes to my computer, which included replacing an hdd (not what the os is on, thats on an ssd) and adding in a new m.2 drive. Before doing anything, I reset my entire pc so it was completely bare bones besides the os. I also made sure the hdd that...
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    Question M.2 SSD constantly crashing when under use

    I recently bought a new M.2 SSD, my primary use for it was to transfer all my Games to it, to be a fast dedicated gaming drive. I viewed video guides and spoke with a friend in IT about steps to correctly install it. The drive works fine, until its under any sort of stress. such as running a...
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    [SOLVED] Pc won’t boot when install new m.2?

    I’ve just bought a new m.2 sad for strictly storage not a boot drive, as soon as I plug it in my pc won’t be and is stuck on automatic repair loop, so I unplugged the ssd and it started booting right up like normal, even while the ssd was plugged in I made sure the boot drive was the same drive...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 SSD not showing up in BIOS / windows

    SSD is https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B073SBX6TY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and Motherboard is https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gigabyte-A320M-S2H-Socket-S-ATA-Micro/dp/B078KBKFZ6/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=a320m&qid=1579196787&s=computers&sr=1-2 . Any options I need to check in the...
  18. Vishal_7

    [SOLVED] Help choosing M.2 SSD

    I have a ADATA SU650 480GB Sata SSD for my setup as default bootable drive. Problem is with only few TB of data written on it( around 15TB and operated for 11 months), it has started to give hiccups. Previously it was less and didn't affect much but with time it has increased a lot. I do not...
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    Question Windows 10 wont boot past BIOS, Faulty hardware???

    Hi all, About 1 year ago, I build a PC with the following components: Case - Dan case A4-SFX V3 CPU - Ryzen 7 2700x PSU - Corsair sf600 HDD - M.2 970 pro 500gb NOTE: I used the slot with a dedicated heatsink, although it did still get hot at times. RAM - Corsair Vengeance LPX...
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    whether my laptop has a support for M.2 port to put in a SSD?

    so hey peers! i recently bought a new laptop it is a budget segment laptop Acer aspire3 (a315-53-p4my) it is powered by an intel 4417u processor and 4gb ram. So as you know the specs arent great and so i decided to put in a 120gb ssd to boot my OS but i am not able to confirm whether it has M.2...