nvme boot

Forum discussion tagged with nvme boot.
  1. J

    Question NVMe boots slower with sata drives installed

    I have replaced my old boot drive (samsung 830 series) with a 970 evo nvme. I also have a 1tb 850 evo sata ssd as main storage drive, for further reading reference. Initially I was having trouble installing windows and booting from nvme - it would still try to boot from the old boot drive...
  2. J

    [SOLVED] I can't boot windows 10 from new nvme drive - help!

    I'm trying to replace my old samsung 830 sata boot drive ssd with a new 970 evo m.2 and use the 970 as main boot drive, while removing the 830 completely. The m.2 has been installed properly on the motherboard, bios detects it, windows (on old ssd) detects it, I can access it's space -...
  3. A

    [SOLVED] Does the Gigabyte Z370M DS3H support booting from an NVMe SSD?

    Hello, I did a lot of digging and I figured that the Gigabyte Z370M DS3H motherboard does have one NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 2280 M.2 Connector, but I also read that even then it does not necessarily mean that you can boot from the NVMe. So I was wondering if this is possible. Link to the MOBO's...
  4. A

    Question Help install win 10 on NVME please

    Hi all , I got a odd problem , about a week ago I had a old b350 tomahawk board that died on me so I had to buy another board , so I ended up buying the x570 aorus pro board, now all I did was swap the nvme over to the new board and everything was fine, now this morning I wanted to do a fresh...
  5. J

    Question Problems installing Windows 10 to NVMe

    I've been embarking on my first-ever pc build and I've encountered yet another problem. I'm trying to install Windows 10 from a USB but I keep getting a screen saying No Device Drivers found. I've done some googling but the solutions are either a) unhelpful or b) beyond my expertise. I don't...
  6. A

    Question NVME and NUC compatibility?

    So, im building a PC for the girlfriend. She wants it to fast and capable of doing very mundane tasks for now with potentially some gaming added later. She also wants it fairly compact so i thought why not get her a mini PC (i always wanted to play with one). I did a bit of digging and found an...
  7. W

    [SOLVED] Difference between NVMe SSD key types?

    I have a HP Pavilion - 14-ce0505na which I bougth for university and light gaming. For that purpose its doing fine but I want to upgrade both the RAM and SSD to suit my needs a bit more. I opened it up today to have a look and see whats in it and found a single 8GB DDR4 2400 SODIMM with only one...
  8. S

    [SOLVED] Window 10 instantly freezes during first time install from USB

    Hi all, I've recently built a new PC with the help of the THW forum, my exact build can be viewed here: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/xz2zzY Everything is seemingly working, the PC POSTed just fine and I'm able to enter the BIOS to see that the temps are cool etc. My issue is whenever I try...
  9. M

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD with Win10 (using PCIe adapter) not shown in BIOS, yet shown in Disk Manager

    Build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/FPkQFt SSD added: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07M7Q21N7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 M.2 to PCIe adapter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075MDH28Y/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Issue: Installed SAMSUNG 970...
  10. ExtremelySoupy

    [SOLVED] Did I Recieve a Bad Board?

    Hello, I recently built a whole new system with the exception of a power supply and graphics card (using them from a previous build). I'm having an issue where when I try to boot from my disk drive to install Windows 10 my computer freezes on my splash screen. I have tried using a retail...
  11. C

    Question Should I partition a 2tb NVMe for Win 10?

    Hi, I've read around some of the threads I could could find. I'm doing a fresh install of Win 10 to my new 2tb 660p. Should I partition a section just for Windows and another section for everything else? If so, what size would you suggest for each partition? Thanks
  12. M

    Question Why does new NVME drive have to load through old SSD first?

    I recently received an NVME drive from a friend who had no use for it. I purchased a SATA enclosure for the drive as my motherboard doesn't have NVME support. The drive is able to hold files and definitely works. My plan was to have my OS be transferred to the NVME drive, and this was done...
  13. watrhous

    [SOLVED] How to configure ASUS P8P67 LE to boot from NVMe

    Is there a possible configuration for the P8P67 LE to boot windows 10 from this: XPG GAMMIX 512GB S11 Pro 3D NAND PCIe NVMe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 SSD while plugged into this adapter: GLOTRENDS M.2 PCIe NVMe or PCIE AHCI SSD to PCIE 3.0 x4 Adapter Card for Key M 2230-2280 Size M.2 SSD (PA05)
  14. Stefanpm

    Question No BIOS after NVME SSD install

    Just popped in a new nvme ssd and was able to clone my boot drive over to it with macrium. Now I can't get into the bios. I'm able to get into windows just fine. Already reset cmos and pulled the nvme to verify it's the culprit. I can access the drive when in the OS but no luck hitting BIOS to...
  15. Q

    Question Cant install windows 10 on NVME M.2

    Hello, I have just built my PC and I'm attempting a fresh install of windows 10 from a USB 3.0. The specs are i7 9700k, 16gb of ram, crucial nvme m2 1tb ssd. Whenever i try to install windows it freezes on getting files ready for installation or just as it completes this stage, freezes...
  16. T

    Question M.2 Nvme recognized as local drive but it boots to freecom

    I recently upgraded my CPU to ryzen 5 2600, motherboard to Asrock B450m pro4 and RAM to DDR4. Alongside I purchased A Kingston A1000 240Gb M.2 Nvme Drive. After now weeks of no success I believe I'm really close now. If I boot off my HDD and go to File explorer they both show as local drives...
  17. S

    Question Booting from SSD M.2 NVMe

    Hello everyone, I'm trying to solve problem with upgrade my laptop with SSD 250Gb Samsung 960 EVO (M.2 NVMe). I installed Win 10 to this SSD and when i want to boot, it doesn't work. I googled some recipes and tried to activate Legacy booting, turned off CSM etc. but nothing works. Please...
  18. K

    Question is the intel 660p worth it?

    I was looking at getting my first SSD so i was looking at the 500gb SATA 860 Evo but noticed that (at least in Sweden) the intel 660p NVME drive is cheaper, and after looking at some reviews it isn't the fastest NVME drive in the world but its obviously faster then the 860 Evo and that it only...
  19. MrSix18

    Question Installed an additional NVMe M.2, Computer WILL NOT boot into bios nor windows

    So.. First off, this is a nightmare!! :mad: Tonight I installed an Additional M.2 drive, its a 970 pro 512gb NVMe PCIe Drive. When installed my computer WILL NOT boot into windows, the bios, or even turn anything in my case on except for my CPU cooler RGB and my Corsair RGB ram, everything...
  20. yorudamaru

    Question Does my motherboard support booting from NVME?

    Hi there. I'm really new at pc components and I'd like to build myself an entry level "gaming" pc, just a budget one. My motherboard is Biostar Racing B250GT3. (https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=862) This motherboard does have an M.2 x4 and an M.2 x2, but my question...