Forum discussion tagged with m.2.
  1. Question Does Acer Aspire E5-576G-51ET support kingston A400 M.2 2280 240 GB?

    I've already bought a new M.2 SSD Kingston A400 SSD Internal Solid State Drive M.2 2280 240GB Hard Disk SSD For laptop https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Kingston-A400-SSD-Internal-Solid-State-Drive-M-2-2280-120GB-240GB-Hard-Disk-HDD-HD/32982207239.html?spm=a2g0s.12269583.0.0.260711b4VVcHn2 and I...
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    Question M.2 M vs E for GPU?

    What slot can I convert to a PCIE 16x riser? The 'M.2 M' or the 'M.2 E' slot? Or can i run a GPU in both slots?
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    Question m.2 to 4x PCIE 16x riser?

    Hi guys, The market is full with PCIE 1x slot to 4x PCIE 16x converters, for mining. For folding, the preferred minimum is a PCIE 3.0 1x slot per card. Using a PCIE 1x slot to 4x slots of PCIE 16x ,would slow down each card considerably, and is not recommended. My motherboard has 1x PCIE 16x...
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    Question Which MOBO works best with this setup?

    Turns out I lied when I said that my last post that, well, was my last post. Now I'm here to just ask which motherboard would go best with this setup: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/vyXL8Y Really just making sure it's compatible with everything (NVMe M.2, DDR4 3200, etc) I'd like to keep the...
  5. Question Do Dell Inspiron 15 7577 support M.2 PCIE 3.0x4 SSD?

    I just realized that I haven't actually know my laptop's m.2 support. By having an intention to buy XPG SX8200 Pro, I forgot to check my m.2 slot support 3x2 or 3x4. As, I did found some results that if the 'key' is M and it would be PCIE 3x4...
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    Question Windows 10 Blue Screen on HP Pavilion x360

    Okay this laptop was not mine, it is a friends who's business gave it to him to use for work. It's blue screening and the family owned and operated company gave me full permission to try and fix it. The original problem was that it was constantly blue screening with the error, "page fault in...
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    Question is samsung 970 evo m.2 compatible with my MSI (Micro-Star) Notebook GT80 2QE Titan SLI

    Hi there, I want to upgrade my storage on my MSI (Micro-Star) Notebook GT80 2QE Titan SLI with the Samsung 970 evo plus 1TB m.2 I wonder if this is even compatible with the motherboard. I didn't change any parts of the laptop, only added some ram. if it's not compatible what ssd is recommond...
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    Question Which SSD would you choose?

    Hello! there's currently a promotion running with my local e-tailer on SSD's (% discount and you get accessories / gifts with any SSD in the promotion) I've Been looking into getting one for a while now, currently have a firecuda 2TB SSHD. and a really old 1tb 5400rpm drive, which i want to...
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    Question Jerry rig Thunderbolt 3 to a laptop?

    So I've been learning up on ways to implement eGPUs, and looking into thunderbolt and the less popular m.2 method, and I was wondering: If PCIe x4 cards like this one...
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    [SOLVED] Can't boot from newly installed M.2 drive. Windows installed but drive not recognised in BIOS.

    Hi! I just received an Intel SSD 6 M.2 drive and ran into the problem of it not being recognised as a boot drive when trying to boot from it, post installing a fresh copy of Windows on my system. I have checked a number of other threads with the same issue and followed their steps, but without...
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    Question U.2 to SATA for laptops. (Made a mistake)

    I have an unused m.2 nvme ssd and thought of installing it into an older laptop to replace its HDD in the 2.5" bay. I went online and purchased an adapter which turned out to be M.2 NVMe > U.2 (SFF-8639 I assume) (link : https://bit.ly/2UPnvw9). So, I looked up online for a Sff-8639 to SATA...
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    Question M.2 keeps crashing/disconnecting

    So I recently bought an M.2 WD Blue 3D NAND 1TB PC SSD - SATA III and I'm having a problem where once I put it under some load it disconnects from my computer while running. My programs crash and the drive no longer shows as connected until I restart. I'm on the AMD x370 platform. I have...
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    Question XPG SSD Faceoff: SX6000 Pro VS. GAMMIX S11 Pro

    Greetings, humans of Tom's Forums. I'm currently going through some upgrade options for my rig, which is actually plenty fast and snappy for my needs: ASUS H97M-E/CSM MOBO Intel i3-4170 CPU 8GB Kingston DDR3 RAM 2 X Kingston V300 128GB SSD in RAID-0 Boot SSD 1TB WD1001FALS-41Y6A1...
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    Question M.2 Drive | GPU Lanes

    Hi. I dont quite understand the foundation of how these two operate. First off i have an Asus Prime Z370-A mobo. My current OS is on an HDD and I am moving to an M.2 drive. I need clarification on how the PCIE lanes work. I have a discrete GPU connected on the first slow Gen 3 x16. Would having...
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    Question M.2 vs SSD

    Hello! I'm new to the forum so please bare with me. But I have a quick question: I'm looking to build my next PC and I've been hearing a lot about using M.2's as a good storage(? unsure of what to call it atm, words are escaping me) for using it to boot and run OS. This is what I was thinking...
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    Question m.2 SSD cooler or heat sink

    Hi, have an Asus H370-I motherboard which comes with a m.2 SSD passive heat sink - the worst one because it increases the SSD’s temperature with 3C. Now I’m interested in a replacement and I noticed Cryorig Frostbit M.2 SSD Cooler; any opinions about it? Any other ideas about how to cool a m.2...
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    Question Does this M.2 PCIe SSD work with this Motherboard ?

    I wanna know if this SSD will work with my motherboard without any problems. Wanna install Windows 10 on it. MotherBoard: https://www.asus.com/sk/Motherboards/TUF-B360-PRO-GAMING/ SSD: https://www.gigabyte.com/Solid-State-Drive/GIGABYTE-M2-PCIe-SSD-128GB#kf
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    Question Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB M.2 NVMe slow Read and Write speeds Issues

    Specs are: CPU: Intel i5-6500 Motherboard: Asus b150 pro gaming aura Ram: 16 GB Avexier DDR4 2133 MHZ SSD/HDD: Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500 GB GPU: Intel HD 630 PSU: Antec vp 550 Chassis: Coolermaster mastebox lite 5 OS: Windows 10 64-bit I just updated the BIOS to the latest version...
  19. Question m.2 ssd problem

    I bought today m.2 ssd evo plus 500gb and I want to know is this normally View: https://imgur.com/a/5VCNWni View: https://imgur.com/gallery/PjJLxPF
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    Question How to get two ssd's on a computer?

    I have a m.2 ssd and a sata ssd, right now im using the m.2 as a boot drive and want to use the sata as the main storage drive for all my files and just have the m.2 for the sole purpose of booting the system. It dosent show up when i boot my computer to windows and go to the settings all it...