m.2 sata 6 gb/s

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  1. Xelize

    Question ASUS FX502VM WITH M.2 RUNNING EXTREMELY POORLY AFTER 2 MINUTES

    I have a friend who owns this laptop, and when i started it up all seemed fine. The laptop was working just fine, but after just a few minutes of use, probably not even that the laptop started to slow down increasingly over about 10-15 minutes until it was unusable. I swapped the HDD that was...
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    Question [Solved] How to remove m.2 ssd standoff screw from asus tuf x570plus gaming mobo?

    I wanted to upgrade my 128gb m.2 ssd to a 500gb one but when removing it i got stumped as to how to remove the standoff as only the top screw used to screw in the standoff. Its seems stuck i couldnt turn it a bit using my hands or pliers. There were two standoff screws which came with the mobo...
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    [SOLVED] Samsung 970 Evo M.2 SSD performing much worse than SATA SSDs

    Hi everyone, I have 970 Evo SSD connected to an older motherboard, an ASUS Z97 Pro Gamer via the M.2 connector, running at PCIe2 x2 speed - the fastest this board supports I believe. Reports as PCIe Gen2 x2 in Samsung Magician. I know this is not the fastest this drive can run, however this...
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    Question SanDisk x400 M.2 Compatibility

    Alright, so quite simply I'm just not able to get my SanDisk x400 M.2 to show in my bios. I just upgraded to an Asus b550. I've never used the drive before, because after I got it years ago, I realized that it was a says drive, not PCIE, and thought that I would be better to just keep it for...
  5. TeleTrace76

    Question Add Old M.2 to New PC - M.2 contains files

    My old laptop is being replaced by a new tower that I built. I have Win10 OS installed on a brand new separate 500gb SSD. I am wanting to take my old M.2 2tb (which was in the old laptop) and install into the new build to continue to use the files for the new build. (There are no issues with the...
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    [SOLVED] My pc build came with M.2 ssd, when I checked the M.2 spec, I saw there is No NVMe. How to move it toSATA port so that I can add a new NVMe?

    My pre-build pc came with a M.2 SSD but I dont see its an NVMe when I checked online. Is there a way to move it to SATA, I am thinking to buy a M.2 NVMe ssd which is 6 times faster? Or do you think its a good upgrade to make? My mother board is Tomhawk Max B450
  7. jagermain

    [SOLVED] After I cloned my Win'10 boot drive to new M.2, now the old ssd and 1 other HDD are not being recognized at all. Please help!

    I'll try to make this brief and to the point. I cloned my OS from a 120 gig SSD to a newer faster 240gig M.2 as my new boot drive and changed the setting properly in the bios to recognize the M.2 port. The computer loaded up from the new M.2 but now one of my 1TB HDD and the original 120gig SSD...
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    [SOLVED] UEFI does not display M.2 or SATA storage drives

    My Components: AMD RYZEN 5 3600. EVGA GTX 1660 SUPER. GIGABYTE B450 AORUS ELITE. ADATA XPG D60 RGB 16GB 3200 MHZ (2X8GB). SSD M.2 240GB WD GREEN SATA3. HDD 1TB WD BLUE 3.5" SATA3 7200RPM. CORSAIR 650W 80 PLUS BRONZE. Summary: Does not recognize M.2 and SATA drive. I already tried a different...
  9. K

    [SOLVED] 2 different m.2 slots which to use for Samsung 970 evo plus?

    Hey I can’t seem to find anything information on this matter would greatly appreciate some help! So I’ve recently purchased the Samsung 970 evo plus 1TB and want to fit it to my Asus strix 270i gaming mini itx board The manual states there is 2 m.2 slots both supporting m key design and 3.0...
  10. Honex98

    [SOLVED] Can I boot from m.2 slot?

    Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5570 laptop and I'm about to buy a M.2 SATA 3 SSD. As it has M.2 slot I want to benefit from that slot and it supports SATA ( and PCIe ), will it boot from the SSD? Because I've read reviews that I might not be able to boot from the SSD. I checked the Setup...
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    Question MSI B150I GAMING PRO AC M.2 COMPATIBILITY

    I've just recently purchased the MSI B150I GAMING PRO AC motherboard and I'm uncertain as to which M.2 SSD is compatible. I'm not all too familiar with newer hardware technology and a bit confused when it comes to M.2, NVMe, SATA, PCI-E 3.0 X4. Any help would be much appreciated as I don't...
  12. T

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] Issue about buying this NVMe

    Hey so I am looking to get an SSD in my pc as my HDD is too slow. I would like to make it the boot drive for my windows 10. This is my current build but I dont have the SSD in the build yet, its just there for testing purposes. https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/nsVn7T on the compatibility...
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    Question SSD SATA M.2 and ASUS TUF X570

    I'm leaning towards taking Samsung 860 EVO M.2 https://www.samsung.com/us/computing/memory-storage/solid-state-drives/ssd-860-evo-m-2-sata-250gb-mz-n6e250bw/#specs and I'm getting this motherboard https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/TUF-GAMING-X570-PLUS-WI-FI/specifications/ What confuses me...
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    [SOLVED] What screwdriver type i need to remove this m.2 drive screw on motherboard?

    Hi i am trying to install a ssd m.2 which is a gigabyte m.2 drive ssd 128gb drive onto this motherboard which is a b450m-plus gaming matx, i can’t install because it uses a special screw it is a 6 sided hexagon screw not sure where to buy the screwdriver for this i tried ebay i cannot find...
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    [SOLVED] Help Me To Choose SSD

    Guys I'm Just Building My First Gaming PC And I Was Wondering Which SSD Should I Get For Around 50-60$? I Have These 2 Options Teamgroup Gx 2 512 GB Or Kingston A2000 but I'm looking for an ssd with long lifespan so could you help me out?
  17. [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...
  18. Naipross

    [SOLVED] m.2 sata or nvme?

    Going to get a msi b450 pro-vdh plus mobo and a m.2 ssd with it so I'm wondering what would work. is says it's a sata from my understanding but it also only has a key m so what would happen if I used a corsair mp510 and what would happen if I used a WD blue 3d nand? also whats the difference...
  19. Frankenstein002

    [SOLVED] X470 not showing the m.2 sata drive

    Hey everyone, i m building my friend a new pc... CPU: R5 3600x Mobo: Gigabyte x470 Aorus Ultra Gaming RAM: 16Gigs GPU: 1660 ti SSD: WD Green M.2 sata 240 GB HDD: WD 2TB After building the system, the bios is not showing the SSD. On this mobo, there are two m.2 slots of which only yhe 1st slot...
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    Question M.2 SSD Not Recognized by Motherboard

    Just built this PC and everything seemed to be working fine until I tried installing Windows. The PC is unable to recognize the SSD as something for windows to be downloaded on. Inside of BIOS, it states that SATA Port 3 shares bandwidth with M2_2 and Ultra M2_2 supports PCIe and NVMe. Was...
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    Question Lenovo Y720 SSD M.2 Issue...

    Lenovo Y720 Issue with an SSD M.2 WD Hi guys, hope you can help me. i had an intention of increasing my storage and speed up my pc, and i wanted to use my M.2 port so i bought an SSD M.2 Drive exactly this one: Western Digital Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD 500GB 500GB M.2 M.2 - Disco duro sólido (500...
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    Question When I Plug M.2 SSD, Every other HDD/SSD are no longer detected

    Hi, so I just received my new SSD 960 EVO 250GB, I plugged it on the motherboard (Asus Prime 450 plus) and when I try to boot the PC with the SSD plugged, every other SSD/HDD are no longer detected, same with an USB key. It only detect the SSD but because he is new, there isn't Windows and so...
  23. 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...
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    [SOLVED] which is the better option please help

    so I want to upgrade my laptop and I don't have an m.2 or a PCIe port so for upgrading my laptop storage i can either buy the crucial mx500 m.2 SSD and use an m.2 to SATA converter with it or use the mx500 2.5 SSD both of which says that they 6.0 Gbps SATA but what I am confused with is that...
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    Question Using all of the storage ports on Gigabyte x470 Aourus Gaming Ultra.

    Hi, I'm wondering if I can use all of my 6 sata3 ports and the two M.2 connections on my motherboard, so 8 drivers. Currently I am using all the ports(6) and I intend to buy one or two M.2 sata3 ssd's. I heard that it might disable one or two sata ports, is that true? Thanks.
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    Question Low SSD M.2 4k read/write

    Greetings, Just recently, I built a custom PC and was testing stuff out. While everything seems to be working fine I have some doubts about the WD Green M.2 240gb SSD. When I run AS SSD Benchmark the numbers and the score seem very low. BIOS updated to latest version, IDE ATA/ATAPI - Intel...
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    [SOLVED] looking for suggestions on ram and storage

    what i have currently i7 9700k asus rog maximus xi hero asus rog rtx 2080 8gb corsair hx850i platinum power supply windows 10 pro corsair 500D case corsair h150i pro AIO cooler +3 LL120s in push +3 ML120s in pull +3 LL120s exhaust I WANT TO GET THE MOST OUT OF MY SYSTEM , i left myself room...