ssd

Forum discussion tagged with ssd.
  1. H

    Question Windows installation issues with SSD

    I tried to install windows 10 on my Kingston A400 SSD. Midway through the installation I cancelled it, then I got an error. The installer wouldnt see the SSD, nor BIOS. I unplugged the cables both from the SSD and the motherboard and it appeared again in BIOS, but under the name "SATAFIRM S11"...
  2. 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...
  3. B

    Question Two SSDs failed within a year. SSD, PSU, or Mobo issue?

    A while ago my computer's aux SSD failed and was causing boot errors. The computer wouldn't boot with it, so when I unplugged it and ran the other drives, windows started perfectly. I contacted Samsung for their RMA, got a refurbished 850 EVO 1TB, reinstalled everything, and got it to work for a...
  4. RationalLunatic

    Question Getting desperate here! Error with Windows Installation on SSD

    I have formatted the drive as GPT, made sure to mess with BIOS SATA and boot settings, I tried default BIOS settings, I have disabled hard disk protection, and yet I still get this error on my brand new SSD: "Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not support...
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    Question Frequent irql_not_less_or_equal errors after moving Windows 10

    Hey all, I recently upgraded my storage from an HDD to a Samsung 860 Evo 1tb ssd. I cloned my C drive from my hard drive, which contained windows, onto the ssd so that I could get faster startups. As well as that, I moved a portion of my steam library onto the drive. However, seemingly at random...
  6. M

    Question Chip IDs of Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 1TB ?

    Does anyone of you have the Samsung 860 EVO mSATA 1TB bought from Samsung more or less directly (rather than from eBay or dubious resellers)? If so, I'd be grateful to you if you could post the relevant parts of the S.M.A.R.T. information (e.g., parts output via smartctl) showing the chipset...
  7. Zaporro

    Question Does Lenovo Legion Y540 support Hardware Encryption (BitLocker, eDrive)

    Hello, I was wondering if Lenovo Legion Y540-17IHR (the one with i7 CPU and GTX1060ti on board) laptops support Hardware Encryption with BitLocker and eDrive? I'm talking about procedure that is described in here...
  8. R

    Question Can I switch my Windows 10 SSD to another computer?

    I'm going to build a new computer. Ny old computer has an Intel MOBO and CPU. The new one is going to be a AMD CPU and a ASUS MOBO. Can I take the SSD with Windows 10 Pro on it and just switch it to the new computer to avoid having to put everything back on and so I dont have to install Windows...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] Installing SSD and Cloning OS

    Hello All, Hope everyone is fine. Tomorrow , I am going to get my SSD Crucial MX500 1tb 2280S model. Currently I own a Acer Helios G3-572 laptop and want to replace my current SSD of 128gb with that one. Please let me know how to clone my C drive including OS, applications and settings (I have...
  10. 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...
  11. S

    Build Advice Help with remaining components.

    I am thinking of buying a new PC and these are the components. I want to know whether everything is O.K. And help with remaining components as well. CPU: Ryzen 3 3300x GPU: MSI Ventus GTX 1660 Super MOBO: MSI B450 Tomahawk Max/Gaming Plus Max RAM: Help needed. (16 gigs) HDD: Help needed. SSD...
  12. 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: https://ibb.co/2q1YM8N - Windows 10 Pro 1909 AHCI Mode TRIM Enabled Updated Firmware SanDisk SSD Plus 240 GB SATA 6 Gb/s
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    Question My Internal HDD keeps disconnecting and reconnecting after a few seconds.

    My internal Hard Disk Drive disconnects at times, and reconnects after a few seconds. I don't know why this is happening. HDD's health is still at 100%. I'm using a SSD for my OS boot and the HDD is for my files, games and other applications. I'm stuck and can't find solutions to this problem...
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    Question How to install windows 10 onto SSD without losing any data or saves

    I just bought a Samsung 970 Evo Plus 250gb and want to install my OS onto it to make my computer faster. I have already tried simply copying my OS from my 1tb HDD to my SSD and changing the boot order but the computer still only recognizes my HDD as my C drive. I want to know how I can use my...
  15. DarqFX

    Question Is this a memory issue or something else?

    So i'm a beginner at working with 3D art, just creating renders and stuff. I noticed when i have a somewhat complex scene going on in the program (c4d+octane) and I try navigating through file explorer, my computer completely freezes. Like i can use the pogram fine, and I can navigate files...
  16. 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...
  17. Nit Pick

    Question Transferrring SSD and Hard Drives to a new Motherboard

    So I have a new PC build that I'm close to putting together but I would like to transfer all my hard drives from the old one to the new one. The new motherboard is: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS The old one is: ASRock Z77 Pro4 So do I need to deactivate windows 10? I have the product key written...
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    Question Windows won't boot from my ssd

    All of a sudden i get a blue screen. I cant boot my windows anymore and it gives me the error "no such partition entering rescue mode ". I connected my pc to a diffrent one. When i boot it and go to disk manager it tells me to initialize my ssd. But i can see my hard drive with all my games...
  19. CaolanD

    [SOLVED] System compatibility

    Hello, i am looking some advice regarding a compatibility message on pc part picker. I am planning on introducing a PCIe ssd to my build the Sabrent 1TB Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 Internal SSD. However when i go onto pc part picker it gives me a compatibility message 'The motherboard M.2 slot #1...
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    Question Windows boot error code 0xc000000e

    I recently bought an intel 660p ssd for my computer everything was running fine as soon as I installed the ssd and tried to install windows onto it i kept getting an error saying that I didn’t have windows on that drive. I reinstalled my old hdd onto it and now I am getting an error of...