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  1. avinatbezeq

    Question Samsung 970Pro on MSi Z97A

    I can't make this work! The SSD is making problems at a new Windows 10 installation from scratch. The SSD is NOT the boot drive (which is another, Intel SSD working perfectly). Sometimes accessing it causes the computer to hang. Sometimes it just disappears! Please help! Here are the details...
  2. [SOLVED] Need help in deciding socket for M.2 NVME SSD on Motherboard

    Hello everyone, I want to get a new SSD for games as some games are very big and take some time in loading (Currently all my games are on normal hard disk) I already have 2 SSDs but they are small and are dedicated to multiple operating systems that I use. I have decided to get a WD Blue SN550...
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    Question Can't Boot Windows From M.2 NVMe Drive

    Hello, I am attempting to do a clean install of Windows 10 onto an M2 NVMe SSD. I can successfully install Windows onto the drive, but I cannot actually boot into Windows after completing the installation. Mobo is a ASUS Z490-I M2 drive is a Corsair MP400 The motherboard always identifies the...
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    Question just installed os in m.2 old ssd is no longer there ?

    Idk what just happened I upgraded my pc to an m.2 SSD from the previous SSD I had. I initially wanted to just wanted the m.2 to have files on it but when I turned on my pc I booted into bios and the old SSD was on the boot list. So I just decided to install windows onto the m.2 the problem is...
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    Question Can the M.2 WiFi slot on Gigabyte H310N be used for other devices?

    I'm building a mini-ITX soon using the Gigabyte H310N LGA1151 motherboard (rev 1.0). In addition to having a PCIe x16 port and an M.2 NVME port, it also has a M.2 wifi board, specs listed as M.2 Socket 1 for Intel CNVI or PCIe WiFi cards. I haven't really been able to find much info about using...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 Sata III SSD inside the WWAN Slot of the Lenovo P50s

    I have the Lenovo P50s laptop (type 20FL). My question relates to the WWAN port inside of the laptop. I have read that people have used an 2242 M.2 Sata SSD inside the WWAN port of their laptops. I saw a post on Reddit that mentions this on the P50s, but it sounds like it is not compatible...
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    Question Hi, question about m.2 drives.

    I recently built a new PC. This is my third build, so I'm not terribly experienced, but I know what I doing for the most part. Got all of the components installed, if you're interested they are: Ryzen 5600x, Corsair Vengeance 32gb DDR4, GB Auros Elite m-atx MB, Gamemax VP-600 PSU, WD SN550...
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    Question Auros z390i Pro Wifi Not detecting M.2

    Hi guys, recently got both a used z390i PRO WIFI and a Samsung PM991 for a new ITX build. Although for some reason when i plug an m.2 to it doesnt seem to recognise it. I have also tried to plug in my 960 EVO from my main machine and doesnt detect it either. Any ideas of something that i might...
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    Build Advice Building my first PC, Need help, opinion and doubt clearing.

    Help me in PC building? In India! This is my first Custom build PC at Sub 50K Inr, I am Thinking (https://prnt.sc/zxr66n) Gigabyte B450M DS3H WiFi with Ryzen 3600xt or 3600 . Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 3200 MHz DDR4 16GB, Samsung 970 Evo S00GB NVME M.2 SSD, Zebronics Gaming High Efficiency...
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    [SOLVED] How do I transfer Windows OS from one m.2 NVMe to another

    Hey everyone, I just got a new samsung 980 PRO and want to use that as my boot os. Currently I have a 970 EVO as my boot OS but I want to transfer that to my 980 PRO while keeping my 970 as storage. I have seen people talk about ssd to m.2 or smaller m.2 to a larger one, but I haven't seen...
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    Question Windows can't recognize or read devices, upgraded from samsung 970 evo nvme to samsung 980 pro nvme

    I had a samsung 970 plus nvme installed with windows, I upgraded to samsung 980 pro nvme. My goal was to clone 970 files with windows 10 to my new 980 pro. I selected all partitions of 970 and cloned to a blank 980. I then tested the 980.. everything worked fine. Booted into windows 10 off of...
  12. Alyseus

    Question M.2 PCIe SSD stopped working after plugging it on the motherboard while PC is on.

    Hello guys! Ive been using my Kingston HyperX Predator 240GB PCIe Gen2 x4 M.2 SSD for about 4 years now and yesterday while looking for an upgrade on Newegg, I went to take it out from the motherboard without turning the PC off. I took it off to make sure I get the right thing which is NVMe for...
  13. funkytwig

    Question Lenovo V530-24ICB AIO wont recodnise M.2 SSD

    Hi, this is my first time using M.2 SSDs. I managed to take the computer to bits and install the M.2 SSD. The computer has a standard HD already and an empty slot for the M.2 SSD so I just added it. Seemed to go in and fixing screw went in, all looks fine. But it does not show up in Device...
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    Question M2_2 port on Asus Prime 390A

    Hello everybody, I have been struggling recently with the above mobo. I bought two SSD NMVE, which I plugged into the two ports. Problem is: when I open the BIOS settings, first SSD in M2_1 port is recognised, second one in M2_2 port doesn't seem to be seen among the detected hardwares. What...
  15. [SOLVED] SSD Compatibility for Asus FX503VD Notebook ?

    Hey, I have Asus FX503VD Laptop and I have 2,5" HDD. Now, I want to buy an SSD next to HDD. First of all, I picked Samsung 860 EVO 500GB M.2 SATA3 MZ-N6E500BW, but after I saw Samsung 970 EVO PLUS 500GB MZ-V7S500BW and I changed my mind. But I looked in to compatibility and I have some...
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    [SOLVED] Samsung 980 Pro - Drive Health and TBW info. "N/A" - Samsung Magician

    Just installed a Samsung 980 Pro drive and installed the latest version of Samsung Magician (software and firmware are up to date). However, the drive health part of the tool doesn't specify the drive condition or TBW, its just blank and comes up with "N/A". It does recognize my drive correctly...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 SSD failing signs? Long Load Times. Weird Things Like USB Ports Not Working ?

    I'm guessing the following are signs of my M.2 drive failing but wanted to get opinions of folks here. Some strange things have been happening recently. First I was unable to get online and was getting DNS errors. All of a sudden that problem vanished and now my USB ports are not functional...
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    Question M+b key to pcie

    Ive bee mooking for a pcie carrier board for this https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073SB2MXT/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fabc_CA0WEBS8Z6RNXXP3DT7Z?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 But all i find is m only mainly and a few b only. Will mthat hdd work in an m only or do i need a special board to do this?
  19. MrpHDanny

    Question New SSD not detected on laptop ?

    Hello, I've recently purchased a new SSD (Samsung EVO960 Pro) for my laptop(Lenovo Legion y520 15ikbn) and installed it in the m.2 slot. However, it is not showing up in either 'this pc', disk management, device manager or bios. Operating System: Windows 10 Enterprise Bios mode: Legacy Bios...
  20. Marximus81

    Question Upgrading to NVME

    I recently rebuilt my rig and my new mobo has a M.2 slot. I ordered a 1Tb WD Black m.2 ssd for it, now I am wondering what the best setup for it is. I currently have windows running on a regular 240gb ssd and maybe a half a tb of games on a 2tb hybrid drive. Should I load Windows and the games...