m.2

Forum discussion tagged with m.2.
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    Question Intel Optane for now?

    Hi guys, I just recently did a full rig update, i9 9900k, brand new MSI motherboard (supports optane) and also bought 2, 2 TB hybrid drives to replace my main storage and game storage. I also just bought an intel Optane memory that will be arriving tomorrow. My question is this; I intend to...
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    Question M.2 Key Compatibility

    I'm going to be building a system for a friend soon, I have everything in place but want to include an M.2 drive. But the mobo (MSI Tomahawk B450) states that the m.2 port is an M key. The M.2 i've been looking at is a Western Digital WDS240G2G0B but this is an B + M key. I can't really find any...
  3. Mk782001

    [SOLVED] Does ASUS TUF FX505DY-BQ002T has m.2 SSD Expandability??

    Hey guys, I wanted to ask if this ASUS TUF FX505DY-BQ002T has m.2 SSD Slot that I can upgrade the Storage with a m.2 SSD. It's really cheap right now I am thinking of buying it.
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    Question PCIe Gen 4 M.2 SSD

    Is there a list anywhere of currently available PCIe Gen 4 M.2 SSD other than the ones listed below? Corsair MP600 Gigabyte AORUS GALAX HOF Pro Micro Center Inland Performance Sabrent Rocket NVMe 4.0 Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Sandisk m.2 irregular connector

    Hi, I recently bought a Sandisk m.2 ssd from a friend for $5 and was hoping to use it in my pc. However, it would seem that the connector to the motherboard is neither of the standard types. The model is SDSA5JK-256G.
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    Question SSD isn't showing up in the BIOS.

    I recently bought a x470 Aorus Ultra Gaming motherboard but it fails to show my WD green 240GB m.2 sata ssd.
  7. New Void

    Question NVMe vs Sata III

    This is my current system: https://pcpartpicker.com/b/TCKBD3 Is my 1tb Sata III SSD okay or should I get this: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/cpAUgpTa How great are the advantages as this is, as far as I can tell, an amazing price and as can be seen a very well reviewed product.
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    Question Asking for some help regarding the Fenvi FV-2030T

    I have been searching for a good WiFi card for about 2 years now. My room is in no way going to get a wired connection anytime soon so ethernet is out of the question. All the wifi cards I have obtained have been unstable: not being able to recognize any of the 5Ghz channels or simply loosing...
  9. Calab

    Question Invalid boot device after swapping video card - m.2

    I have a Gigabyte H170-D3HP mainboard, latest BIOS, with an i5 6600 CPU. My boot drive is an m.2 ADATA SX8200NP. I have been running this system with an EVGA GTX 1050ti video card for a while without any issues. Power supply is a 500watt OCZ. Today, I swapped out the 1050ti for an MSI RX 470...
  10. CMNDRKizza

    [SOLVED] M.2 NVMe Speed differences

    I've decided to get an M.2 NVMe for my next build, but I was wondering if there would be a difference making it worth it to go for a 220€ 3500MB/s instead of an 1800MB/s one? I have no idea what I would be using that PC for, only sure things being gaming and watching youtube at the same time. I...
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    [SOLVED] Will this m.2 ssd work with this MB

    Hi there, Im kinda new to the PC world and I don't know what is compatible with my MB or not, now I have a crappy desktop but soon I will give it a huge upgrade, I will go to: GPU: RTX 2060 CPU: I5 9400F PSU: Seasonic 650W Focus Gold Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16G Motherboard: ASrock...
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    Question M.2 Storage and PCIe lanes

    -Intel - Core i7-9700K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor -Asus - ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) ATX LGA1151 Motherboard -Asus - GeForce RTX 2080 8 GB ROG Strix Gaming OC Video Card -32gb of corsair dominator 3200 mhz -Gen 3 Samsung 970 PRO 250GB - NVMe PCIe M.2 (operating system) I have had a hard time...
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    Question Best M.2 Option

    I am upgrading parts for my PC, and want to invest into a basic M.2 to improve boot speeds. Currently i'm upgrading to: CPU: Ryzen 7 2700X MOBO: Aorus B450 Pro RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance RGB 3200mHz The B450 Pro has two slots for an M.2 drive, and im not sure whether either of them are...
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    Question HELP! Newbie Alert.

    Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX x470-f Gaming CPU: Amd Ryzen 5 1600 GPU: Sapphire Nitro + 8gb Ram: 16gb (2×8gb) 2400mhz Storage: Crucial MX500 M.2 SATA SSD & 2tb Toshiba 7200rpm HDD PSU: Thermaltake 850w 80 + Bronze RGB Modular Fans: 6× PcCooler RGB HSP Fans Case: Phanteks Eclipse P400 I originally...
  15. TOFUDIDO

    Question Install 2 M.2 in a MicroATX with just 1 M.2 Slot

    Hi, I want to install 2 M.2 on my motherboard, Micro-ATX Asus Prime B250M-K it just have 1 M.2 Socket. My actual M.2 is Samsung 960 Evo 250GB and I want to buy the Samsung 970 Pro 1TB to have a secondary disk. Since my motherboard have just 1 M.2 Socket, should I buy an adapter ? or do u guys...
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    Question What is SATA_56?

    Hi, I have a Asus ROG Strix z370-f MOBO it says "The M.2_2 socket shares SATA_56 ports when use M.2 PCIE mode device in X4 mode. Adjust BIOS settings to use SATA devices." Does that mean when I plug in a M.2 SSD into M.2_2 slot on my motherboard it disables SATA ports 5 & 6 or....? here is a...
  17. Maximuxis

    Question Help, have a problem with M.2 NVMe storage expansion

    Hello everyone, I'd really appreciate some opinions here! A few weeks ago I made a post asking for advice about using an empty DVD reader slot for an SSD storage expansion on my laptop. I then realized I had an available M.2 NVMe slot so I decided to buy a card (1 TB) from Asgard, a seller I...
  18. Maximuxis

    Discussion Help, problem with M.2 NVMe storage expansion

    Hello everyone, I'd really appreciate some opinions here! A few weeks ago I made a post asking for advice about using an empty DVD reader slot for an SSD storage expansion on my laptop. I then realized I had an available M.2 NVMe slot so I decided to buy a card (1 TB) from Asgard, a seller I...
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    Question PC doesn't boot after SSD slot change

    Hello, I have a ASUS Z370i with 2 NVME slots. I installed a fresh windows on my new SSD a week ago. Today I changed thermal paste and also moved my SSD to the 2nd slot with heatsinks. Now it won't post anymore (already tried the "old" slot). It always goes back to the bios which oddly...
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    Question Asus Prime Z390-A not detecting any M.2 devices.

    Hello. Recently I bought a 970 Evo Plus from Samsung, and have installed it into the motherboard mentioned above. I had 2 hard drives and one SSD. When I installed, it detected but would not work properly. I installed the drivers, and after this, the M.2 didn’t get detected at all. I have tried...