Forum discussion tagged with nvme.
  1. bitsibx

    Question not detected ssd on ( m2p_cpu ) slot

    hi guys I want to add a ssd ( ADATA pcie gen3 x4 m.2 2280) to nvme slot with name ((( m2p_cpu ))) but it dose not detected this is my system info intel core i9 10gen z490 gaming x MB ssd msi spatium m371 on (m2m_sb) slot ssd msi spatium m460 on (m2a_sb) slot so what should i do ?
  2. M

    Question Best & Fastest 4TB SSD that's compatible with DDR5 RAM and motherboard?

    Perhaps it needs to be M.2 NVMe to be the fastest one? Fastest 4TB M.2 NVMe SSD compatible with DDR5 RAM and motherboard "Kingston FURY Renegade 4TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD" Is this the fastest and best one right now?
  3. H

    Question Asus Z790 Inaccessible Boot Even While It Shows The NVME's in a RAID, But Not in NVME Menu - PLEASE Help, This One is Tricky!

    Hello Folks, I would REALLY appreciate some help with my new build. Summary: I have a newly built system that I installed Windows 10 Pro on a Samsung 970 Pro Evo NVME 512GB, installed Chrome, Steam, and a few other basic programs. Then I went to update the BIOS. Updated the BIOS from 816 to...
  4. N

    Question Question regarding an SSD's cache size, and how long can it sustain write speeds?

    Hi, I have seen tech reviews where they say that NVMe SSDs have a cache which allows max write speeds until the cache fills up, and then the write speed gets reduced to the SSD's native speed. My question is- suppose I am writing huge data to the SSD that is more than its cache size, but I am...
  5. H

    Question Can I add latest NVMe SSD to my Asus Z97-K ?

    MY build which is a bit old but still good for me: Intel i7-4790 k Asus Z97-K 2*8 BG Gskill Ram Asus STRIX GTX 960 128 GB samsung SSD 1 Tb WD HDD The SSD storage space is becoming a issue and i want to upgrade it to 1 TB SSD since the rates have gone down now. Can i add the latest available...
  6. realet

    Question Boot failure when new M.2 SSD is installed ?

    Hey there, i‘ve been having an odd issue. I was trying to replace the 256gb ssd on my Zenbook 14 (UM431DA) with a 1tb ssd that I had lying around. The old one is a sk hynix HFM256GDJTNG, and the new one is a SanDisk SDSSDH3N-1T00. It seems as though they would be compatible because both...
  7. Sparxz

    Question Bought 1st NVMe PCIe 4.0 m.2 storage. But enclosures for sata ?

    I bought my first NVMe type device: Kingston NV2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD 250G M.2 2280 - SNV2S/250G https://amzn.eu/d/eKTjEcK With intention to use in on older sata laptop, using an enclosure. I thought this was an m-key connector when I look it up. But all state "5 pins" identifier. Strangely...
  8. mxraider

    [SOLVED] NVMe causes odd boot behaviours

    I recently bought a WD BLACK AN1500 2TB NVMe SSD with the intent on using it as a new boot drive. This is my first time using a PCIE slot type of storage so I expected some things to go weird but there's still two issues I haven't been able to solve. For context, I cloned my original boot...
  9. skinnyd6420

    Question NVMe SSD shows up in BIOS, doesn't show up in diskpart, can't initialize it. Windows install media sees it but won't allow format/new partition ?

    i have been at this all night ive built several pcs and i feel like ive had this problem before but i cant find the solution here everywhere i search gives solutions like i have a running windows os on a different drive my pc is a new built with one drive no existing windows so i have no access...
  10. stoqn.petrov

    [SOLVED] ASRock > Fatal1ty B150 Gaming K4 - NVMe SSD ?

    Hello, can someone tell me if there is a chance to install NVMe SSD on that motherboard ? If yes, how and where or I'm fkd up ;D Thanks.
  11. CoDrift

    [SOLVED] Can't get PCIe SSD to show up

    Ok, a backstory: So I badly needed a storage upgrade since I'm currently running 5 small (Mix of 128s, 500s, 320s) SSDs and HDDs. Thought I'd move to all SSD storage and I wanted to use two separate SSDs. One as boot drive and the other as my main drive for storing data and games etc. My...
  12. A

    Question SSD working perfectly, detected in BIOS, but suddenly can't boot into Windows ?

    Hey everyone! I have recently encountered something very strange. I have been using my PC normally for a while now, but all of a sudden yesterday, I started getting the " Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device " message. The PC crashed mid-usage, which is weird and then started giving me that...
  13. G

    Question Random BSODs on laptop after installing a new SSD ?

    Dear members of the forum, I could use some assistance if possible to the issues that I am facing with my Setup… I have a Dell G15 5520 I5 12500H / RTX 3050, it comes with a 512gb SSD Gen 3 NVME. Recently I've purchased a new SSD (ADATA S70 Blade) 2 TB and installed on the machine, fresh...
  14. arif1752002m4a1

    Question Which SSD should I select for my Laptop...

    So I brought my laptop almost 8 months ago for my College... It's doing good... But Storage of 512GB is bit less for me.. So want to Expand it's storage by installing Nvme M.2 SSD (in an empty slot) which is PCIe Gen3 x4 Lanes are From PCH (not CPU) Specs - Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IHU6-D1...
  15. LightningsalesUK

    Question NVMe M.2 SSD showing as "unknown device" after removing it from PCIe/M.2 adapter card ?

    I am having trouble where my NVMe M.2 SSD's which I was using in a Dell OEM M.2 PCIe x16 adapter. The adapter holds 4 NVMe M.2 Drives and were setup with bifurcation however were only pooled and not raided in a Dell system. Was working perfect however I wanted to put all of the drives in another...
  16. Pessut

    Question Installing PCIe 4.0 NVMe on PCIe 3.0 x4 motherboard?!

    Hello everyone! My motherboard uses PCIe 3.0 x4. I'm thinking of getting an NVMe with a maximum read speed of 3500MB/s. Is there any difference between choosing a PCIE 4.0 NVMe that has 3500MB/s or PCIE 3.0 NVMe that ALSO has 3500MB/s. What would perform better?
  17. J

    Question NVME keeps showing up as an removable drive

    I recently finished building my PC. The only issue that I'm facing is that my pc keeps viewing one of my NVME as a removable drive. I'm using a SN770 as my boot drive and the SN570 as my game drive. The problem is with my SN570 drive. Windows Ver 22H2 (19045.2604) Computer Type: PC/Desktop OS...
  18. M

    Question checksum winrar error when i want to extract files in my ssd drive

    hello people, so i recently bought a NM620 LEXAR 512 GB SSD, my windows 10 is already installed on it and it wokrs perfectly.Although i have a problem when i want to extract couple of zipped parts (e.g. 10 parts and each part 2GB) i can extract the same parts in my hdd drives without getting any...
  19. B

    Question Windows 11 + drivers + updates taking up to 100 gb storage

    I recently performed a "clean" installation of Windows 11, using a 1 TB NVMe M.2 (from Samsung) as local disk. After only installing essential drivers and all Windows updates, I have around 100 GB being used out of 930 GB available on the local disk. Is it normal for it to take that much space...
  20. E

    Question HDD LED is lit constantly ?

    Greetings. m.2 ssd kingspec on 256Gb is connected to the motherboard (GIGABYTE B450M DS3H). When i turn on the computer while the computer is loading, the indicator for accessing the hard disk flashes correctly, after loading the OS, the hdd indicator starts to light constantly, and at the time...
  21. D

    Question M.2 NVMe SSD not showing up in Windows ?

    I just bought my first NVMe Drive and installed it, its showing up in the BIOS and in other software like Crystaldiskinfo but it never shows up in Disk manager or Diskpart for unknown reason ? I would appreciate any help with finding the solution to this problem.
  22. B

    Question PCB mounted M.2 NVMe SSD Connector as spare

    I need a notebook-PCB mounted M.2 NVMe SSD Connector as spare The manufacturer seems to be the Lotes Guangzhou Co., Ltd.. Where please can I find a reseller for this part? Thanks you very much.
  23. A

    [SOLVED] Proper way to change current NVME secondary storage drive from m.2 slot to PCIE adapter ?

    Currently have 2 NVME drives installed. One WD black SN 750 500 gb as my boot drive C: installed in m.2_1 on motherboard. I have a secondary WD Blue 1tb drive installed in m.2_2 on motherboard labeled D: I have purchased a new 2tb WD black SN850x that I would like to place in the m.2_2...
  24. drjackool

    [SOLVED] I confused between NVMe 970 evo plus and 980 (non pro)

    Hi I decide to buy a nvme ssd for gaming, In my country both 980 1TB and 970 evo plus 1TB are same price so which one should I choose? 980 is newer that 970 evo plus but on internet every body says 970 evo plus is better?! On Samsung website writes 980 uses host memory (RAM) as cache; is this...
  25. R

    Question Motherboard NVME M2 Drive Detection Issues after new GPU Install

    Hi there, I have been running an AsRock B550M PRO4 motherboard with a Samsung EVO 970 NVME drive + 1660Ti GPU successfully without issue since Spring 2021. Just last week, I finally got the chance to upgrade my GPU to a 6700XT, and ever since I installed the GPU I've been having issues with the...
  26. J

    Question "No bootable media" - - - - NVMe SSD not recognised as bootable media ?

    Hey all, I've changed out my PSU due to a faulty unit, and now my PC does not boot. After cleaing the CMOS, the BIOS recognizes the NVME drive in the BIOS but not as a bootable device. This is my only storage disk in the motherboard and has windows 10 installed. I ran diskpart as apart of the...
  27. rmcrdv

    Question 50 minutes boot up time with NVMe SSD M.2

    Hello guys! I wasn't exaggerating when I mentioned that it always took 50 minutes for my PC to boot up, but it wasn't like that before when I first built my PC. It would normally take around 5-10 seconds and my PC is already good to use. I always time my boot up time when it starts showing the...
  28. Aerith626

    [SOLVED] Performed a memtest and now my SSD isn't my main boot drive

    Hi. I recently replaced my motherboard and my CPU and did a clean installation of windows, but I was getting BSODs constantly, so I ran a lot of tests. Problem is, after running memtest, I turned on my PC and got the the prompt "Select proper boot device or insert media device and restart". When...
  29. M

    Question 2 questions

    Hi, I have 2 questions regarding SSDs... 1... Do the games that I install on my HDD instead of the bootable Windows 8.1 SSD run at the speed of the HDD, or at the speed of the SSD? And yes, I'm aware that my question might not make too much sense, but I didn't know how else to ask because it's...
  30. R

    Question Help with understanding SSD/NVME

    Currently I have a Samsung 750evo 250gb.... Its old and I need to upgrade. The problem I am having is finding a middle ground without spending a bunch of money. There are two NVMEs that I am looking at. The first is a an Kingston NV2 NVME PCIe 2TB SSD with a read/write speed of 3,500/2,800MB/s...
  31. V

    Question chosing between NVMe

    hi, i need an NVMe and not a fancy one. 1- TwinMOS AlfaPRo 512Gb 2-teamgroup Mp33 512Gb 3- crucial p2 500Gb 4-lexar nm620 500 5- team group MP33 pro 500 512 6-geil zenith p3L 512 7-klevv c710 500 i am chosing between these and i am not sure which...
  32. K

    Question AsRock B450M pro4 M.2 support

    Hello, Currently, I have an M.2 nvme SSD installed in the 1st Ultra M.2 Socket (M2_1). But I would like to install an additional M.2 SSD for my system, but the problem is that the second slot supports: " M.2 Socket (M2_2), supports M Key type 2230/2242/2260/2280 M.2 SATA3 6.0 Gb/s module" So...
  33. InTakeYT1

    Question HDD shows up in BIOS but not in Windows ?

    I have my windows installed on my NVMe SSD and my HDD doesn't show up in Windows (disk management, device manager, etc) but does show in BIOS. To get my HDD to show in Windows I have to boot into BIOS and exit out and then my HDD shows in Windows (file explorer, etc). Normal boot up without...
  34. troutmix

    Question I can't get my NVMe SSD to boot after installing a new GPU ?

    I installed a new GPU, everything was working fine. I then opened Msconfig to go into safe mode to run DDU as I always do with new GPUs. I don't know what happened from here. I used DDU to uninstall my drivers but chose the wrong drivers. I then did another safe mode boot to uninstall the...
  35. E

    Question Windows BSOD after update and now drives either not showing or are at 0/0 bytes free.

    Windows 10 updated and restarted automatically while i was at work. i came home and was able to log in and after 2 minutes everything started freezing up and i got a BSOD. I did not record the error code as i thought this was a one off crash. When i tried to boot again i got sent to the...
  36. THRobinson

    Question ASUS H97-PLUS - M.2 Drive

    I have an older ASUS H97-PLUS motherboard that shows as having 1 x M.2 Socket 3 slot. I plan to upgrade the system this year to an i3-13600k, but have a bit more urgency on the storage side of things. I have a Samsung 250GB SSD as my C:\ for all my apps/games and a 2TB HDD (D:\) for storage. I...
  37. D

    Question Standard NVM Express Controller error --- NVMe drive not detected in BIOS ?

    Product: HP OMEN Laptop - 15-Dh1005na Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10750H CPU @ 2.60GHz 2.59 GHz 16GB RAM Operating System: Microsoft Windows 11 22H2 I received a "Boot drive not detected " error on my OS drive a few days ago (1TB NVMe drive, don't know the manufacturer as it was pre-installed by...
  38. F

    [SOLVED] SSD not running at full speed?

    So I recently installed a samsung 980 ssd 1 TB NVME on my HP computer, but it is not running at full speed. When I checked crystal disk info and samsung magician, it stated it was running at PCIe Gen 3x2, and doing some research I found out that this is why it was so slow. It is currently only...
  39. thedonquixotic

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD not detected on Z690I Ultra Lite mobo

    Full build specs are in signature: 970 FTW edition i5-12400 8gbx2 5200MT/s DDR5 Z690I Aorus Ultra Lite mobo Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD 1TB NVMe M.2 6 TB RAID1 archive drives Corsair RM750e PSU Not recognized by the BIOS. I used Q-flash to update to the latest BIOS firmware. I'm going to be...
  40. Y

    [SOLVED] Can't format my new M.2 SSD

    I don't know what to do please help, I already initialized the disk but I can't get further than that