Solid State Drive

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  1. P

    Question M.2 or SSD Upgrade for Gaming

    So im planning to buy a new 1TB M.2 or SSD for my pc which i only use for gaming and streaming because my current M.2 is to small. I only have one M.2 spot so if i buy another M.2 i my current one will be either sold or put away incase i get another mobo in the future with multiple slots. So my...
  2. thomasvice

    Question Can't boot to new SSD unless old HDD is connected

    Hello everyone, recently I installed an SSD and installed windows 10 to it to act as my main drive, I still kept my old hard drive with a windows install + all my data (mostly games) since it is a 1 tb drive while I only have a 500gb SSD. When I try to boot from the SSD (from bios>boot menu) I...
  3. Z

    Question New SSD installed incorrectly

    My computer only has a 475 gb SSD, so I decided to purchase the 2 tb Seagate BarraCuda 120 SSD (internal). I plugged it into my computer with Sata cables (one into the motherboard and the other into the large port) but to my surprise the new SSD didnt show up in my memory when I opened Files. I...
  4. georgecantbuildapc

    Question Does an old HDD cause stuttering?

    My current rig is a Small Form Factor Dell Optiplex 3020, with some upgrades, 4 GB more ram (8GB total DDR3), a GT 1030 Low Profile, and an i5-4590s. My current Hard Drive has 100GB free space, and it is a 465GB Seagate ST500DM002-1BD142 (SATA ). I'm getting pretty horrific fps drops and...
  5. T

    Question SSD no longer recognized after switching SATA ports

    Hi all, I recently got around to buying an M.2 SSD to put in my PC and installed it. In the process, I had to move my older SATA SSD, which happens to be my boot drive, to a different SATA port on the mobo for compatibility reasons. It might be important to note that I didn't even touch the old...
  6. ivankarrillo

    Question How far can I upgrade my Lenovo IdeaPad 330s-15IKB by using SSDs?

    Hey, everyone, I currently have an IdeaPad 330s-15IKB with 8GB Ram, 16GB Optane, Intel Core i7 (8550U), CPU 1.80 GHz ~ 2.00 GHz and 1(quite slow)TB HDD. Win 10 (if that means anything). First, I am okay with the 8GB Ram, no big deal here, no need to upgrade it, so I am researching a lot about...
  7. H

    Question Newbie on a budget wanting to buy an SSD

    Hello guys 😃 , A fellow PC user here. Today morning when i woke up, i was greeted with a surprise. My PC wont boot into windows saying the windows boot is corrupt. After 30 minutes of troubleshooting i came to the realization that my 8 year old snail 512 GB HDD had finally given up at trying to...
  8. nospecgamer

    Question Are my SSD Speeds normal?

    For the past few months I've always felt like my SSD is very slow. Slower than normal mechanical hard drive. I searched it up and a lot of the solutions was to make sure TRIM is on and having more than 15% left on the drive, which I've tried. I have a 120 GB Kingston A400 SSD and I've used up...
  9. Kygekraqmak

    Question Slowest SSD Ever? My SSD Random Read Speed is Super Slow

    I've tested my SSD on CrystalDiskMark 6.0.2 x64, and here is the link. My SSD is very slow like a hard drive, especially on its random read speed. Anyone can help? - Image link: - Windows 10 Pro 1909 AHCI Mode TRIM Enabled Updated Firmware SanDisk SSD Plus 240 GB SATA 6 Gb/s
  10. Avik Basu

    Question Need advice on SSD

    I want to upgrade the storage of my system and this is the first time I'm touching SSD so I need advice on it. I want to get the Crucial MX500 1TB for my primary drive and I wanted to know if the M.2 one is compatible with my motherboard. If it is then is it better to get the M.2 or the 2.5...
  11. K

    [SOLVED] Is Seagate/Adata any good?

    Hi, I want to know if Seagate or Adata drives are good. I've seen a lot of bad reviews about Seagate having bad build quality, which seems very possible considering the cheap price, and a lot of mixed reviews about Adata SSDs. So, are they any good? I used a Seagate hard drive as my C: from 2015...
  12. J

    Question Shopping for an SSD. Need advice.

    Hi all, I'm looking to get an SSD but know little on how to get a decent one. My system specs are: MSI GeForce RTX 2060 DirectX 12 RTX 2060 VENTUS XS 6G OC 6GB 192-Bit GDDR6 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card ASRock Z390M Pro4 LGA 1151 (300 Series) Intel Z390 SATA 6Gb/s Micro ATX...
  13. arc0

    Question I just installed an old SSD and need help wiping it

    I just installed my old HyperX Savage SSD. I'm going to wipe it and copy my hard drive to it. However, it has partitions, I'm in disk manager- I'm wondering if deleting Disk 2 partition 3 is correct so I may secure erase? (It's the only thing that says disk2)
  14. Z

    Question External SSD wont get detected by Razer blade

    So I'm connecting a 512 GB Samsung 850 pro SSD with a SATA to USB connector to my Razer Blade 14(2016), but the problem is that most of the time the SSD will not get detected by my laptop when I plug in, sometimes it will get detected when I plug it in. if i unplug it while its detected and...
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    [SOLVED] How to completely wipe an SSD?

    I have a laptop with a single 500 GB SSD for storage, and it has a completely corrupted unbootable windows. I'd like to completely wipe the SSD clean and reinstall windows. I have a 32GB USB Drive. Is it possible, and how can I do it?
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    Question Could I have broken my new SSD?

    I just bought two new Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe M.2 SSDs, and I've found that only one of them seems to be working. (Only one is detected in my laptop's UEFI/BIOS and with an enclosure I have.) I am wondering if I could have broken one of the SSDs so quickly, or if it is more likely that the SSD...
  17. Dcopymope

    [SOLVED] Is this SSD compatible with my Laptop?

    I have an HP Pavilion 17-g153us Notebook and I'm trying to fit a Samsung SSD 860. The second link below compares two SSD's from Best Buy. Are they compatible with my laptop, and if they are, which one is better in quality? The Laptop The SSD's
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    [SOLVED] My PC freezes randomly.

    It freezes (CTRL+ALT+DEL not working and CAPS/NUM LOCK led does not turn on) and it doesn't want to start sometimes. It is not the PSU, neither the hard disk, because I changed them and the result is the same. PC specs are: CPU Intel Core i7-4790 3.6Ghz PSU Seasonic S12II-620 Bronze SS-620GB...
  19. [SOLVED] Very slow SSD, 20mb/s speed

    Hi all. So to the point, I've recently bought an SSD and it ran for 4 days no problems. SSD was bought about 4 days ago or so, yesterday it disconnected (drive D that used to appear in devices and drivers disappeared, then I had to go and unplug everything and plug back to ensure cables were...
  20. christophergeo

    [SOLVED] Fastest ssd under 50 €?

    Hello, Which is the fastest Sata SSD udner 50 € ? (Its for a laptop) Thanks!