Samsung SSD

Forum discussion tagged with Samsung SSD.
  1. G

    Question Need help buying a new SSD

    I am in need of a new SSD as I have ran out of space and will never be using HDD again after I noticed how long it takes to load games !! I am thinking of buying 2TB SSD but would like your help deciding which one is the fastest and best. My budget is unlimited here. Currently have Samsung...
  2. DoDooz

    Question SSD not showing up

    Hey, I just got my Samsung 870 Qvo 1tb ssd, I put it on the place my old HDD was (which connected still), but my SSD does not show up. Its not in Disk Management or Samsung Magicial. Not sure what can cause the problem here. I use Windows 10
  3. Chrisvro

    [SOLVED] Dying Samsung SSD 970 EVO PLUS nvme m.2 1Tb after 4 years of use? CrystalDiskInfo says health is 98%

    So recently, it seems like this started ever since i installed the source code for an Unreal Engine 4 game onto the SSD (this is just a point, the issue is not with that game as it's only the source code). In ANY game, usually when trying to load something up such as a cut scene, the game will...
  4. C

    Question SSDs failing occasionally and inconsistently even after replacing with new SSD and MOBO

    Check my old thread for more info Couple weeks ago I had what seemed to be either my SSD or Motherboard start failing, however I have since bought a new MOBO and SSD and moved everything over from the old drive to the new drive and now the new drive is having the same issues. The only thing...
  5. J

    Question Cloned SSD wont boot

    Hi, Recently I decided to upgrade my SSD in my HP Pavillion from 256gb built in samsung SSD, to 500GB Samsung 970 Evo Plus. First, I attempted to clone the disc using samsungs data migration software, however, it appeared this was not going to work as the tool is greyed out and will not allow...
  6. Jwpanz

    [SOLVED] Cannot Clone - Samsung Data Migration

    Having an issue on my Windows 11 Pro PC with Samsung Data Migration. I am trying to clone my 970 Evo Plus (500GB, C drive) to my new 980 Pro (1TB). The tool will run and hit 99% only to fail with the error stating an unknown operation caused it to fail. This is not my first time with the...
  7. C

    [SOLVED] Samsung 980 MZ-V8V1T0BW - what does the BW mean?

    I'm looking to switch from my 1TB HDD to a new SSD, and I've found a good deal for a 1TB NVMe Samsung 980 MZ-V8V1T0BW for 79,99 Euros, or 90,53 Dollars. I've looked at the supported M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD list for my motherboard, a Gigabyte B450 Gaming X, and in it the 980 MZ-V8V1T0 is named, but...
  8. O

    [SOLVED] M2 NVMe SSD corrupted by SATA driver?

    Hey guys, I built a new PC and did a clean Windows 10 install. It was going well, until I reached the part about installing drivers. Now, I installed a few from the MOBO manufacture site (an x570 Gigabyte in this case) at once, then did a restart for them to install fully. At first, it was...
  9. killemnoaw

    [SOLVED] Incompatible SSD for Windows 10? Question about converting MBR to GPT.

    Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard samsung ssd 840 pro 128gb Windows 7 Hi, I am in the process of upgrading my 8 year old PC from windows 7 to windows 10. I built the PC, but my knowledge of BIOS and partitions is pretty lacking, so bear...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] How can I get my Samsung SSD 980 NVMe M.2 to show on my PC with Asus Z97-A motherboard?

    Hi all. Sorry for the wall of text in advance. I'm having trouble with my computer not recognising my new Samsung SSD 980 NVMe M.2 drive. I've read several forum threads that have helped me get through some of my issue, but none were quite identical to my issue and I haven't been able to...
  11. darthredav

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 does not detect my Samsung SSD 980 Pro

    I installed new Samsung SSD 980 Pro in my computer. The device is visible in BIOS but my Windows 10 20H2 does not detect it. I am booting my OS from the old drive. I can't find 980 in the Device Manager nor in the Create and format hard disk partitions tool. Do I have to install any drivers...
  12. KokoAkos

    Question Windows 10 won't boot from new SSD

    So I have ASUS FX503VD, and I bought Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500GB. Next to ssd, there is 1TB HDD. Of course I want to do a clean install to SSD, but I have some problem. When I install Windows 10 to SSD, it goes properly in the beginning, and the system reboot the laptop. After this, it doesn't...
  13. C

    Question Samsung 970 PRO NVMe M.2 1TB Vs Gigabyte Aorus 1TB M.2 NVMe Gen4 SSD

    I have a confusion in between these two SSD's below, Could you please help me to select one for my new PC Build. Samsung 970 PRO NVMe M.2 1TB Gen4 Internal SSD - INR 25K Max. sequential read/write (MB/s) - 3500/2700 4K random read/write performance (IOPS) - 500K/500K Refer -...
  14. sgtechwork

    [SOLVED] Asus ROG GL552VW and new Samsung 256 GB m2 SSD issue

    Experts, I recently purchased a Samsung M2 SSD (256 GB) to replace the current Samsung M2 SSD (128 GB). Due to some reason, the BIOS is not detecting the new SDD. I've initialized and installed windows on the new SSD via both UEFI & Legacy but still ASUS ROG does not recognize it. Though, the...
  15. F

    [SOLVED] clone/migrate OS

    Hi, currently, I use SATA SSD on my HP ProBook 440 G4 (it has both SATA and M2 slots) where I have Windows 10 Education (v1909) installed. I bought a new m.2 SSD and would like to use the OS to this disk and use then the slot where SATA SSD was for HDD as data storage. Storage specs: current...
  16. V4DE

    [SOLVED] Slow boot time on SSD.

    So I have a Samsung 970 Evo Plus SSD. I have been getting consistent 33 second boot times on it and I am sure it is meant to be more. I'd like to get more out of my SSD. In disk management it shows that my c drive (the ssd) is on boot. Thanks.
  17. B

    Question Beginners NEW PC Keeps Freezing after long usage OFTEN!!!

    Hi guys, Recently assembled a PC with new components and I often face with this freezing issue after long usage. Specs: Ryzen 5 3600 (stock cooler) B 450 Asrock Steel legend Gskill tridentz 1x16GB 3600 running at 2666 Corsair 550w 80+bronze Azus Dual Advanced RTX 2060 6 GB Coolermaster MB511...
  18. ahmedbarq


    Hi Guys, so I'm new to SSDs. Should I buy ADATA 240GB SU630 or SAMSUNG SSD 860 EVO 250GB? Kindly help me. My system specs are: Intel Core i5 3470s 8 GBDDR III RAM 1600MHz 1TB external hard Seagate Thank you!
  19. G

    Question Samsung portable SSD T3 very slow!!!

    Hi, I have some questions about this Samsung T3 ssd. So, it is very slow, like 35/40mb reading and around the same writing. Tested with Samsung magician and crystal disk and used the 3.1 gen2 usb, 3.0 and 2.0, with Gigabyte X470 Aorus ultra Gaming motherboard. The board has an usb Type-c port as...
  20. A

    Question Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB M.2 NVMe slow Read and Write speeds Issues

    Specs are: CPU: Intel i5-6500 Motherboard: Asus b150 pro gaming aura Ram: 16 GB Avexier DDR4 2133 MHZ SSD/HDD: Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500 GB GPU: Intel HD 630 PSU: Antec vp 550 Chassis: Coolermaster mastebox lite 5 OS: Windows 10 64-bit I just updated the BIOS to the latest version...
  21. S

    [SOLVED] Samsung PM981 SSD reliability?

    Hi, There's a deal going on near my place of a Samsung PM981 256 GB going for $35 USD. So before I pick this up, I have several questions regarding it. I'm going to use in an Acer Aspire E5-476G How is the reliability on this thing? There isn't much data regarding it on the internet Is it a...
  22. D

    Question Is my SSD at the point of failure?

    Hi all, I have a 500GB Samsung SSD 970 EVO running on Windows 7. The other day Windows ran a CHKDSK on the SSD at startup and it said that it was deleting corrupt attribute records. I've recently been using the drive and I have seen a program that I recently installed deleted, and I'm getting...
  23. Holbrookgaming

    Question Pc wont display

    I upgraded my System last night changing the Motherboard from a Asus Z270-P to a MSI Z370 Carbon Pro as I've upgraded my CPU from a i5-7500 to a i7-8700, I've also added a M.2 SSD. I've tried most things from ensuring the RAM is in correctly, removing my GPU and just using the on board...
  24. T

    Question 1080ti High temps in lian li pc-011 dynamic

    Just finished a new build and strix 1080ti is always around 78-80 in the loan li pc-011 dynamic. Have three fans, ordered three more but not sure it will will help. Thoughts?
  25. CeaserPlayz

    Is my printer broken?

    I want to print some stuff from a PDF but when I print it my printer doesn't show up. I checked on the control panel on it says it connected. What do I do???
  26. J

    Question Is my memory compatible with my motherboard and cpu

    Hello, i am wondering my RAM is compatible with both my motherboard and CPU because I am aware that that is the only pieces of hardware that need to be compatible with RAM CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk RAM: Ballistix 16GB kit (8x2) 3000 mhz BLS2K8G4D30CESTK Thanks for any...
  27. A

    Question What psu power should i get?

    My current Pc setup : •CPU:AMD RYZEN 5 1500X • Cooler: COOLER MASTER MASTERLIQUID 240 Liquid Cooler • GPU: Palit 1060 3GB • RAM:2x G.Skill Trident Z (RGB) 8GB 2400ghz =16GB • Case:Armaggeddon Infineon 5000 • Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING • PSU: Corsair VS 450 I want to upgrade my...
  28. sandu.eugen

    Question Gigabyte RTX 2080ti gaming oc + RTX 2080ti windfury oc SLI

    Has anyone tried a SLI between two different GPUs (both same company and both 2080ti) as the ones mentioned in the title or in general? Are there any disadvantages to this? One has 1665 MHz in OC mode 1650 MHz in Gaming mode (Reference Card: 1545 MHz) and the other 1635 MHz in OC mode 1620...
  29. D

    [SOLVED] is there anything wrong withs this build how much would it change if i didnt water cool and does this build even make sense?
  30. B

    Question HDD slowing down boot time

    Hello all, I bought an 8 TB WD My book and shucked the HDD to replace one of my HDD on my PC. The drive is white label WD80EZAZ which is 5400 RPM 8 TB which I covered 3rd pin with ducktape to make it work on my PC. My problem is, when I power on the system, I have to wait approx. 20 seconds at...
  31. amir2211

    Question My PC is slow

    hi guys, i have a gaming laptop and i feel like its performance is really below what is capable of. it has core i7 6700], GTX1060 6gb , and 16 gb ram. there is nothing on my pc to make it slow i only have two games which are apex legend and fortnite and even on lowest settings the fps drops and...
  32. F

    Question Insufficient memory with Rust

    So I got fx 6300 gtx 960 and 8br ram ddr3 1866 mhz, when I'm in Rust the game consumes all my 8 gb, is there a solution for this? I know that people with 8 gb too, and they do not have this problem, any help please, I can not update rn to 16 gb!
  33. C

    [SOLVED] How to update bios

    Hi, I am building a new gaming computer with Asus prime x470 pro and a ryzen 7 2700x. I need to up date the bios before I start installing windows. Where and how do I do this. Thank you in advance.
  34. J

    Question Should i get a 144hz

    hi should i get a 144hz, i have a 1060 3gb a i7 6700 and 8gb ram, i play esports games battle royale games and some survival games and i dont mind putting settings down, i plan on upgrading gpu soon, to a 2060 probably.
  35. D

    [SOLVED] Connect additional fans

    So I have one fan in my case (apart from CPU and GPU fan ofc) which is connected to a 3pin connector on my motherboard (the only one, it seems). Buying a new case would mean having extra fans. Now I did some research and I seem to be able to connect additional fans to the PSU for power, and...
  36. C

    University Laptop/Gaming Laptop!

    So next year (fall 2019) I will be attending university. I will need a laptop, as I only currently have a desktop setup. I am an avid gamer and am studying computer engineering. I have decided to get a laptop which I can still play games on- the MSI Raider...
  37. B

    Boot time on SSD 7+minutes

    Hi all. New to the forum. I am having an issue with boot times on my 850 EVO 250gb. When i first installed Win10 onto the SSD it was working and loading in reasonable time, but recently (i cant place a time on when) the load times have reached a max recorded time of 7:30 in the black screen...
  38. A

    Upgrade ssd m2

    hello! i have an 128 gb m2 ssd on my laptop and i have bought another ssd 500gb m2 for extra space and speed! To make my laptop faster, should I format my laptop and install windows on the new one?? Can I transfer all my programs on it?
  39. R

    Looking for a monitor for compositing

    I focused on these three BenQ SW2700PT BenQ PD2700U Dell UP2716D who has any experience with this or any other professional monitor under 600$, ill will be very glad if u share your experience
  40. K

    Help Regarding no Sound

    My Keyboard and Mouse Usb is working to my computer but no audio output device installed i got a Logitech g560 speaker.I tried uninstalling- reinstalling the driver ,disk cleaned up up/defrag my hard drive, download driver easy or boost driver still dont work