Forum discussion tagged with ssd.
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    Question Windows ReadyBoost on a 10k rpm HDD ?

    I’ll preface this by saying that I’m already aware that SSDs are always faster and sometimes even more economical than HDDs with WRB configured, my purpose for posting this question is out of morbid curiosity. Will Windows 10 and/or 7 allow WRB to be enabled on a USB stick when the OS is...
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    Question M.2 SSD disconnects from PC randomly and Is no longer recognized ?

    Hello, I've been having a lot of weird issues with my Samsung EVO 970 500GB M.2 SSD lately. The drive functioned normally without any problems until I tried to run any games installed on it. The game would run fine for about 45 minutes to an hour and then just abruptly crash. After this, the...
  3. Veiss7

    [SOLVED] WD blue 3d NAND sata6 won't boot but boots through other SSD

    I recently purchased a new pc minus the gpu(using my older 1660TI for now). I put everything together pressed the button and my old SSD wouldn't boot it would just blue screen at windows loading or recovery attempt. Although I've sort of fixed that issue now. I'm booting off one of my other...
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    [SOLVED] Which hard disk drive would you recommend for OS in a new rig?

    These are the SSDs I was considering, WD and samsung cheap 1tb HDDs. I do not know much about differences in M.2 and normal SATA, etc... So I could use some help. The idea is using it for the Operative System so It should be fast but reliable, I usually also store some games on main hdd. WD...
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    Question Help needed booting windows, new ssd!

    Ok, don’t know if I’m in the right place but it all started with the SSD, so here it goes: desktop working fine; moved from Nova Scotia to Vancouver, brought my faithful Desktop with me. Arrived, plugged it in, SSD (250gb, SATA) with OS wasn’t showing in boot order... didn’t have time to spare...
  6. ButtonForest

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD Not Properly Registering

    Hey guys, I recently got a Kingston 1TB "A2000" M.2 NVMe SSD for my birthday, and installed in on my desktop Windows 10 computer (I already have one 500GB NVME SSD installed as the boot device). I tried to format it and make it register as an actual disk by using Disk Management, but it does...
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    Question SSD & HDD being held in same bracket

    Are there any heating or other concerns about putting and hdd drive under an SSD in the same bracket? I'm using the Corsair 2.5" bracket in a 3.5" bay and it will hold 2 drives. I just freed up a 2.5" WD HDD Blue and wanted to add it in the machine. It is 750GB and would replace a 3.5" 500GB...
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    Question NVME reliability - Kingston DC1000B 480GB vs Gigabyte AORUS 500GB

    I am looking at these two NVME SSD: Kingston DC1000B 480GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280 part: SEDC1000BM8/480G and Gigabyte AORUS 500GB, NVMe Gen4 part: GP-ASM2NE6500GTTD Which one would be more reliable in terms of keeping it's performance after many writes ? I want to use them in computers...
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    Question BIOS detects SSD but does not boot [Solved]

    [Solved] Hope this is in the right place. Goal: To use my M.2 NVME Samsung 970 Evo Plus from my old Asus laptop in my brand new Asus TUF laptop. Its also the drive I want to boot from. Problem: The new TUF laptop recognizes the SSD in the Bios but doesnt boot. Notes/troubleshooting No...
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    Question Inspiron 15-7579: Hard drive not installed error message - unable to find SSD

    Hi all, I received an error message today on my Dell Inspiron 15-7579 stating my hard drive is not installed. BIOS doesn't detect my drive either. Opened the back to see if my SSD was loose, but I can't seem to find it at all! I've posted links of pics containing my error message and the back...
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    Question SSD temperature

    This just a general question to those who have a samsung 970 evo plus installed in a laptop. I want to know what is the temperature of your ssd under load. Also specify if you have a heatsink or not. Thanks!
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    Question Laptop freezes on boot logo and can't detect m.2 boot drive

    hello My laptop model is "Asus GL502VT DS71" Recently i upgraded my ssd to a Transcend 110s 128gb nvme m.2 drive . And installed windows 10 on the drive. The system was working fine but suddenly i started getting bsod's randomly then day after that when i powered on the laptop it hanged on...
  13. techflame700

    [SOLVED] Are 2 hard drives in RAID 1 more reliable than 1 SSD?

    I’m currently planning a small long term data archive and I was wondering: are 2 hard drives in RAID 1 more reliable than 1 SSD? No one has really compared these 2 configurations that I could find, so I was wondering if any of y’all have any insight on this. Thanks!
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    Question No Post After Connecting Kingstone SSD

    Hi All, I am trying to upgrade my HP 280 G2 HDD using Kingston SUV500240G , The challenge I have is that when I add my Kingston ssd, my computer does not POST, I am not sure if issue is current sata cables or power issues . Please note also i tested the ssd in my 8th gen laptop and 4th gen...
  15. simeon15

    Question Storage devices showing up as SCSI

    Hi, Recently I tried to do a system checkup for my storage devices using crystaldiskinfo. It kept showing me 'Drives not found' After checking my drives in device manager I found out that they were SCSI drives. I don't...
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    Question computer freezes but cursor moves until i click on anything

    I received a new Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ADA05 and it keeps "freezing" seemingly at random. I can still move the cursor but If I try to do anything it lags out to the point of almost freezing for a few minutes and nothing opens. The only way out is a hard reset. Sfc scannow found no problems. tested...
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    [SOLVED] Data wipe/ reset

    Hello, I just started wiping all data from my pc and preparing for a clean windows install. I wiped my hdd with DBAN, but I wanted to ask you for the method i should use on my ssd since it has Windows 10 on it. The ssd im using is Crucial MX500 250GB.
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    Question Ssd with windows always att 100%

    The ssd ive installed windows on is always at 100% and will dip to 0 for a few second and then rush to 100% again. I tried to reinstall windows but nothing changed
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    Question Can I upgrade storage and memory before initial boot?

    I recently purchased an MSI laptop that's to be delivered next week. I also purchased a couple compatible RAM sticks (2 x 16gb) and an additional 500gb SSD. The computer comes with one 8gb ram stick and one 500mb SSD stock. This laptop actually has two slots for storage so I will just put in the...
  20. JP7PlaysMC

    [SOLVED] Question regarding the speed of PNY's XLR8 CS3030 250GB NVMe SSD

    Hello fellow computer enthusiasts! I have recently installed the PNY NVMe SSD stated in the title to replace my old Samsung 850 Evo Sata SSD, seen as I had run out of space in the latter and Windows was annoyed at me for it! I'm running an ASUS H97-Pro motherboard, and after getting it to work...