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  1. alexw12345

    Question NVMe M.2 in Z370 Gaming Plus Motherboard

    A friend of mine gifted me a 1TB Samsung 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD. My current desktop has a Z370 GAMING PLUS motherboard. I don't believe my motherboard has the right slot for M.2. What would be the best way to get the SSD to work with my desktop? I know enough about computers to be...
  2. B

    Question Not booting after installing M.2 NVMe

    I have ASRock X399 Taichi with two M.2 NVMe (Intel 660P 2TB). One is used for the OS (Ubuntu) and the other is for the storage. I installed another NVMe (Seagate FireCuda 510 2TB), but the system does not boot (the boot drive is still one of the Intel 660P drives). When I remove the third NVMe...
  3. C

    Question NVME M.2 drive too hot; suggestions?

    I have a pre-built MSI desktop that I recently purchased from CDW. It originally came with a SATA SSD as the primary drive, but I've replaced it with a Samsung 970 PLUS NVME drive in the M.2 slot. It works nicely, but according to the Samsung Magician app (and also HWMON) the temps on the M.2...
  4. obsidianearth

    Question SSD SPACE CONSUMPTION DOUBLES

    Hi i just bought new laptop with M.2 ssd 500 gb, i dont why but whenver i try to install something or copy large files the space it consumes gets doubled for example i was installing Warzone which IS take about 90 gb but while i was installing it took 180 gb and when i restarted my laptop then...
  5. Alaskanian

    Question M.2 corrupted

    Hello, so a while back when I was building my pc I was going to install windows on my M.2 driver, unfortunately during the build I tripped over the power cable and it turned off the computer. The pc became unbootable and I had to instead install windows on to my SSD. Is there a way to somehow...
  6. Alienverde

    Question Old Mobo m.2

    This may be silly question but I just want to confirm I have had this gigabyte b150m-dsh3 (https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-B150M-DS3H-rev-10#ov) for the las five years or so. Haven't tried an m.2 yet and wanted to put one on it, checking in the web it says m.2 pci e/sata compatible...
  7. Connnnnnn

    Question Multiple motherboard problems after installing M.2 drive in B450 AORUS ELITE

    Hello! I have recently gotten a WD Blue 2TB M.2 SATA SSD, and I installed it alongside my other 2 ssds that I had before. I changed the configuration of my regular ssds to the slots that the manual said would work alongside a M.2 drive. After installing this and allocating memory everything...
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    Question Asus Hyper M.2 X16 V2

    Howdy everyone. I have a taichi x370 Asrock with a ryzen 1700x, but I seem to be having some issues. I have 2 m.2s installed already taking up 2 of the pci lanes, plus a gpu. PCI slot 2 should be fine but it seems to only see one of the m.2's. I am not looking for a fancy raid or anything. I...
  9. B

    Question My M.2 is showing on devices but not showing it on Disk Management please help

    My M.2 doesn't seem to work on my pc I have a 250gb SSD for my windows , 1tb HDD for storage and was planning on using the 1tb ssd for extra storage. It shows in Devices but nothing in storage or disk management for me to create a partition for... Its really annoying and cant find anything in...
  10. Dullsilver

    [SOLVED] Installed M.2 ssd and now the ssd I had Windows on doesn't show up in bios to boot up

    I wanted more ssd space so I bought an m.2 and installed it and when I tried to boot up my pc it's telling me I have no drive with an os. I looked through all my options in my bios and my ssd with win10 on it doesn't show up anymore. My ssd is hooked up properly and everything as I was using my...
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    Question SSD Model suggestion fpr Asus Z170 Deluxe motherboard

    Hey Guys , I have computer with ASUS Z170 Deluxe motherboard . I know that it has M.2 Slot . SSDs offer M.2 Based interface. I am considering to purchase M.2 based SSD on top of my existing SATA bases SSD and regular drivers. I need your advice in selecting a model as I dont know...
  12. VPCCP

    Question Additional m.2 slot on MSI Z390-A PRO

    Hello to all, I am interested to know whether I can have another m.2 slot on my motherboard. The case is, I already have 500GB drive on my existing m.2 slot and I bought another 1TB. It would be great if I could combine them, if not i guess I will sell my 500GB and keep 1TB. Here is a link to...
  13. S

    Question Windows Boot Priorities

    Hello there, I've installed my windows on Samsung 970 EVO PLUS (I'm pretty sure) But in the motherboard bios settings it's showing that the Windows Boot Manager is Samsung EVO 860 and M.2 SSD as the 2nd option. But if i change the boot priorities as the m.2 first and Windows boot...
  14. M

    Question Intel660p not detected on Asrock X570 ITX

    Hello & thank you in advance for any help. I've recently built my 4th PC, which is intended to be a lightweight ITX build for music production. I've elected to use just one drive, which is the Intel660p 512gb M2. When I boot, my X570 ITX UEFI can't seem to recognise the drive. If I boot...
  15. Question Does M.2/NVMe storage typically run hot?

    Hi, all. I’m new to M.2/NVMe memory (just got a new build, and used M.2/NVMe for the first time). Here are the main specs of the machine: CPU: Intel Core i7-10700K 3.80 GHz (overclocked to 4.9GHz) CPU cooling: Corsair H100i Pro XT RGB GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Founders Edition RAM: 32GB...
  16. Chef Joh

    Question Samsung 970 pro does not boot.

    First of all, I know there are similar threads, but I'm unable to find a solution even after checking every single post. PC specs: MB: Gigabyte x570 Aorus Elite Ram 16GB G.Skill Storage: Adata Sata SSD 2.5 Samsung 970 Pro m.2 (brand new from today) OS: Win 10 pro x64 What is happening is the...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 running slow after CPU update

    Hi there, I have the Gigabyte Aorus Pro AX Z490 with the Intel i9 11900K processor that has just been upgraded from the i9 10900F. Since then, my SSD's have gone from 3000mpbs to about 890mbps. I have done the following; Re-installed windows Install correct drivers Boot is UEFI and...
  18. Question Last bios boot time.

    I think I may have messed something up with my m.2 drive. In my last post I was having some issues with it, and I thought I had fixed it, but I just realized on the last bios time its 30seconds. Being as I have an m.2 I really dont think 30 seconds is where I should be. Specs: intel i7-7000k...
  19. L

    Question M.2 Windows Visibility and Install Issues - please help

    Hi Guys, I have been building a new setup over the last couple days where I upgraded everything bar the GPU. My issue is with the M.2 - XPG Spectrix S40G 2280 PCIe Gen3x4 and installing windows to it. This is the only drive I have in the system at the moment waiting for more drives in the...
  20. oakes88

    Question M.2 Layout + Dim.2

    So i have preordered the new Z590 Rog Maximus 13 Extreme Glacial and I'm looking at its 5 M.2 ports. Now for context, I'm upgrading from Z97 so I predate m.2s. I know some use the CPU PCI lanes and some use the PCH/Chipset. Now I've looked at the digital manual and can't understand it, Please...