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Forum discussion tagged with nvme.
  1. R

    Question NVMe M.2. SSD not showing up in BIOS for ASUS Laptop

    Hi All, Since my ASUS N751JX laptop started to get a little slow, I decided to update it with a SSD drive instead of the current HDD. I chose the Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2. drive, as this is supposed to be a future proof option. I connected it to my motherboard in the M.2. slot with my HDD...
  2. M

    Question Asus a55bm-plus boot from nvme issue

    Hi All Hoping anyone could help with this issue! I'm having some problems with this FM2+ motherboard and i'm looking for advice before I completely lose my marbles! I have a Samsung Evo 960 500gb Nvme ssd connected through an adapter to the pcie x 16 port. I recently purchased this board...
  3. cmcc05

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 How to Wipe Corrupt Install on Old Drive

    In the last few months I decided to upgrade my laptop with an NVMe SSD from a hard drive. My plan was to backup and wipe the HDD install of Windows and reinstall on the SSD while keeping the HDD for extra storage space. It all went smooth and the HDD shows as the full 500gb unallocated space on...
  4. S

    [SOLVED] Speed test says ssd is faster than new pcie nvme

    I have an older 512gb evo 840 ssd, today i just installed a XPG gamix 5 gen3/4 nvme. Everything is running good, but AS SSD benchmark says my sata 3 ssd is running at 5000mb/s SEQ. R/W while my nvme is running at 2000mbs. System: I5 6600k Asus z270 tuff mark 2 16gb ddr 4 512gb ssd 256gb nvme...
  5. Dmor

    [SOLVED] Question about Firecuda 520 SSD.

    When installing a Firecuda 520 Gen4 SSD do I need to remove the sticker on the ssd for the motherboard heatsink to make contact or leave it on? Not sure how its intended to be installed. Sorry if this is a stupid question, Not familiar with nvme drives. Its an ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming...
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    Question Companies Not Fixing/Acknowledging SSD Write Speed Problems

    Companies Not Fixing/Acknowledging Write Speed Problems: PCIe 4.0 Phison E16 SSDs & My Slow Firecuda 520 - Help me find firmware? Hey guys I've got a really poorly under-performing PCIe 4.0 NVMe Firecuda 520 SSD. Mine performs just like every other one that has the PCIe 4.0 Phison E16...
  7. S

    Question I can't install windows 10 to Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVME

    I am trying to install windows on an NVME m.2 drive. I have tried the advice of other threads, but after it restarts in the windows installer, no bootloader shows up in my bios. My bios is up to date, I have CSM Disabled, and I have cleared my secure boot keys. No other storage or USB devices...
  8. Question Seagate Firecuda 520: SMART'S "Percentage Used" is Above "Data Units Written" / Drive's TBW

    I have a Firecuda 520. This is the relevant section of smartctl 2239 hours is 8,060,400 seconds 510 TB is 534,773,760 MB 534,773,760 / 8,060,400 is 66 MB/s, which is roughly what live monitoring reports for MB writes/s, 24/7. The problem: this drive's TBW is 3600. BUt 510 / 3600 is 14.2%...
  9. jsl289

    Question NVMe SSD Stuck in PCIe 2.0 x1

    I've never set one of these up before so I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong here. I just purchased a Samsung 970 SSD that supports NVMe. I placed it in the 3rd PCIe x16 Slot on my motherboard with ASUS's own M.2 x4 PCIe Adapter. I've installed the Samsung NVMe driver for the SSD and...
  10. Nervly

    Question Best SSD for Video Editing/3D Modeling

    Hey! I do 3D Modeling/Rendering as well as Video Editing at 1080p60. I'd like to upgrade my storage as I currently only have one SSD for my OS and a 1TB HDD. My budget is ~200€ I'm torn between these two SSDs, the Sabrent is a Gen4 SSD (I've got a PCIe 4.0 Motherboard) while the Samsung is Gen3...
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    Question Raid 0 NVME Stopped Booting After Plugging an HDD

    A week ago i bought a Samsumg 970 Evo Plus 250gb. I did a Raid 0 with another Samsung 970 Evo Plus of 250gb too, the same drive, in the bios of a gigabyte with the intel rapid storage tool and installed Windows 10 pro on them.All working flawlessly for a week, i wasnt specting much of a speed...
  12. dkrot

    Question Windows installer doesn't see nvme drive

    I just bought my first NVME - Samsung evo 970 and MSI Z390-A PRO. Windows installer doesn't see it. I have no other drives. BIOS settings: AHCI, UEFI, Secure Boot. Windows 10_1909 Spent few hours, but still can't make it work. It's present in BIOS, but Windows simply see no media to install...
  13. Pelmorr

    [SOLVED] Transfering windows from 2.5 SSD to M.2 NVME help

    Hello, this is my first timing posting into these forums but i'm just looking for a simple and explained answer. I just bought a Samsung M.2 and i'm basically just looking to transfer/clone the operating system and other files from my current 2.5 SSD over to the M.2. Is it safe and easy to...
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    [SOLVED] Best NVME Setup for 2 SSD on limited mobo

    Hello, I am about to build my first PC and just got all my parts below, when I realized I'm not sure how I should configure my two m.2 storage SSDs with only a single PCIe X4 slot. Specs below: CPU: i7 9700K (plan to oc) CPU fan: Noctua DH-15 GPU: Asus GTX 1080 Turbo (transferring from old...
  15. Deekerr16

    Question NVME BIOS Mod

    Hello all, I have a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 (rev. 1.0) with the F2 BIOS and I would like to have NVME support. Firstly, if there are any already-made modded BIOS' out there could you share them with me please? If not, I was hoping for some guidance on how to get into this myself. The...
  16. S

    [SOLVED] I7 2600k vs Ryzen 3300x

    I have an i7 2600k and I want to buy the new budget processor from AMD, the Ryzen 3300x with the upcoming B550 Motherboard. My computer works ok but it is getting very old. Should I upgrade? Will I see the difference? I'll keep my SATA SSD and Gen2 PCI Graphic Card at first, planning to upgrade...
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    Question Samsung EVO 970 not showing in bios/disk management

    Motherboard: Gigabyte B350m Gaming 3 (Will be switching to an Asrock X570 Phantom Gaming soon sometime tonight) This was my first time installing an m.2 NVMe ssd, but it didn't seem that hard. It went in pretty easily, but it went down fairly easily with no resistance and sat flat before I even...
  18. R

    [SOLVED] Switching startup drives

    Hi all, I use Windows 7 and my current startup drive is a 60 gigabyte SSD which is almost always full, so I constantly run into issues. I don't know how I would go about switching over all of that data to another drive and possibly using this one for just a few games or something. I picked up a...
  19. consptheory77

    Question Can I use a M2 NVME PCIe Adapter with the Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 ?

    I know some variation of this question has probably been asked before, but I want to ask afresh so I don't get confused. I understand enough about CPUs and RAM and even PSUs, built my own desktop but I remain perpetually confused about PCI and lanes. I have a SSD as the boot drive. I want...
  20. czcina

    [SOLVED] PCI-e lanes

    Hi all. I'm using 3700x on Crosshair X570 Hero VIII. Just ordered 1tb m.2 pci-e 4.0 drive and now I want another, this time pci-e 3.0 bigger driver for storage. My motherboard have 2 m.2 slots, question is; does it matter where goes 4.0 and where 3.0 on the board ? top slot or bottom? Thank you