sata 3

Forum discussion tagged with sata 3.
  1. kaimwithani

    Question M.2 SSD is not being detected in BIOs

    My laptop is the Asus Vivobook S15 S530UF, i've recently decided to upgrade my laptop and put an SSD in the already existing but empty M.2 slot in my laptops' motherboard. I went online and into the user manual to check which type of M.2 SSD i should get and it was a bit confusing since at...
  2. parapala23

    Question Is using an PCIE sata 3 converter worth it for old motherboard?

    I have an Intel dh61ww with Intel Pentium G630 and also using WD Green 240gb SSD, right now my system is working fine and fast browsing, light games, photoshop editing and office applications but I wonder what if I use a PCIE sata 3 converter to maximize my ssd speed will it really give a big...
  3. B

    Question Is this SSD: Samsung 860 EVO, 1TB, 2.5", SATA III compatible with ASUS ROG GL553VE-FY026?

    Is this SSD: Samsung 860 EVO, 1TB, 2.5", SATA III compatible with ASUS ROG GL553VE-FY026? And can I replace my old HDD with this SSD (I mean to remove the old HDD and to put the SSD in the same slot)?
  4. Ianpoon5

    Question Convert an external HDD in to internal HDD through SATA and fail to work

    My pc works just fine and I want to add old external HDD in to my PC. It didn't work at all even in BIOS didn't detect any new drive plug in. So I try putting it back to External and it work perfectly fine!?! All SATA cable is new and is working just fine, all SATA slot is useable ( tried with...
  5. W

    Question SATA II NAS - RPM of drives important?

    Hi all, I'm about to redo my NAS setup. I got it from a friend a while ago (Thecus N3200) and it's fine but the speeds I get off it are not good (2-4MB/s usually) and it seems to have trouble playing media files off it directly so I took to just copying them locally first. Also the capacity is...
  6. N

    [SOLVED] SSD or HDD?

    Hi I have installed a 120 GB M.2 SATA SSD (WD Green) in my desktop PC using a SATA 3 adapter case. Currently, Windows 10 is installed on a 300 GB HDD (which, as you can guess, is connected by SATA 3). My question is whether I should install the OS on the SSD or not. There are two reasons for my...
  7. Taskmgr-abuse

    Question SSD keeps disappearing, is it dying ?

    A M.2 SATA III SSD I've had for less than 2 years has been acting up lately by ejecting itself randomly without leaving a trace. Only when I restart my PC the SSD reappears, just for it to disappear within minutes again. At first I thought the problem was heat, so I checked the temps for the...
  8. F

    [SOLVED] Can I fit an M2 SATA SSD directly in my laptop's SATA 3 HDD slot?

    I'm upgrading my laptop and instead of using a 120 GB Crucial BX500 SSD in place of the current HDD as a boot disk, I wanted to use an m2 SATA SSD. I understand some say the SATA 3 bus will limit the speeds of both to 6 gbps. However, I just need to know if I can plug an M2 120 gb SATA SSD...
  9. N

    [SOLVED] replace sata2 drive with sata3?

    Hello, I have a pretty old PC. The motherboard has sata 2 (3GB) connections. It has two sata 2 terabyte drives. The SMART monitoring in bios has recently been saying that the C: drive will die at some point. Prior to this I had noticed in task manager that C: drive would occasionally go into...
  10. [SOLVED] How to know whether my laptop has slot for SSD and whether it is compatible with booting from the SSD?

    I am planning to buy a SSD as my laptop has become slow, especially the booting. My laptop has 1TB HDD. I want to know whether I can install an extra SSD. I used the Crucial software that detects the system compatibility. It showed I had a M.2. slot for SSD, but I also came to know that the...
  11. A

    [SOLVED] SSD not in FULL SPEED

    I just got a KINGSTON A400 240GB SSD Yesterday and installed windows on it , but im surprised that im not getting the full speed , only half speed wich is 235mb/s reading and 220mb/s writing , It's Supposed to be 450mb/s - 500mb/s as mentioned from the company - SPACE USED OF THE SSD : 31Gb out...
  12. O

    Question does a 2'5 SSD fit?

    Im buying a new SSD and was wondering if a 2'5 SSD would fit since my HDD is 3'5. Thanks :)
  13. J

    [SOLVED] Motherboard and Storage Problem

    Hi. I'm currently replacing a motherboard, CPU, and RAM for my friend. I installed all of the components and booted up into bios, but none of his previously used drives or SSD is being recognized by the bios. I have my power and sata cables attached, yet none of them are appearing, despite me...
  14. Mo.R

    Question SSD IN SLIMATA PORT

    hi, i want to connect a ssd to my computer but i can only use a slimsata cable to plug it in, with an adapter. would that be still faster than an HDD? as I think i was told that that slimsata only will transfer speeds of sata 1. but im not so sure. thanks
  15. M

    Can't set Variable Fan Speed on Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3

    Hello, I have a Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 motherboard on my computer and I've recently installed a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Direct Touch fan onto the computer. Unfortunately it is running at 100% all the time even when the computer isn't in need of cooling. Is there a way to change this so that...
  16. O

    How to upgrade a mini computer processor?

    Hello, i bought a new mini pc with a nice processor (I7 4650u) from Aliexpress, his working very nice but i really want a new processor, and everybody i know tell me that i cant upgrade, and i want to know if its the truth... (sorry for my english) omer.
  17. F

    Running GTX980 and 770 at same time?

    I am currently running both a 980 and 770 at the same time, not in SLI though of course. I have the 980 in the primary slot and set to be the phys-x device. The 770 in the second slot is where I have my 2nd monitor plugged in. Is there any actual benefit to this? I left the 770 in after...
  18. T

    How long will it be before the DX12 becomes the standard & replaces the DX11?

    I know it's only the start of DX12 but is it going to take years for it to really replace the DX11? Or is it something that is going to happen sooner?? Also what is the same sort of time frame if Vulkan becomes the main? What I'm really asking is if I bought a GTX 1060 how long before it...
  19. L

    Which is better, a UPS or an AVR?

    Please name the pros and cons of each. Also I read that you can plug a UPS on an AVR. Is it possible and does it have more advantages? I'm asking these questions because my Sassin 1500VA AVR suddenly turned off, well not really turned off but the graph thingy turned 0 like there was nothing...
  20. light001

    4171mhz i5 3550 Cpu overclock

    Hey guys just looking for some thoughts on this, i overclocked my i5 3550 to 4171mhz with my Asus p8z77-v lx through the bios by raising the blck to 107. and a few other tweeks I have a hyper evo 212 cooler and will monitor my temps but i am not to worried. I see lots of programs like unigine...