Forum discussion tagged with ssd.
  1. Painfulll

    Question Laptop SSD concerns ?

    I'm currently using an HP Pavilion Gaming 15 which, according to the HP website, has a multi-format SD media card reader for its expansion. I'm kind of stupid when it comes to these things, so I thought to ask on whether or not this means I would be able to install a second M.2 NVMe SSD or any...
  2. S

    Question Why is 2 of the NVME slots on my motherboard bigger than the one in the middle?

    Here is my Z390 Godlike motherboard: Why are the 2 outer NVME slots bigger than the one NVME slot in the middle? I recently ordered a Samsung 990 Pro 4TB NVME, am I ONLY able to install that storage drive in the middle NVME slot on the motherboard?
  3. rKai_Flash

    Discussion This is my Samsung 870 Evo 500GB, and i am bit concerned because i've heard there are some failure with this particular model.

    I use this SSD both as a boot drive and a game/media drive, it's manufactured in June 2023. Harddisk sentinel shows 100% health btw
  4. dedcntrl

    Question does ssd m2 pcie 4.0 x4 compatible with 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M)

    Hi everyone! I have a question regarding the compatibility of my SSD with my motherboard. Configuration: Motherboard: Gigabyte B365 HD3 SSD: Kingston KC3000 3D NAND TLC 512GB M.2 (2280 PCI-E) NVMe x4 (SKC3000S/512G) Issue: Will the Kingston KC3000 SSD (PCIe 4.0 x4) be compatible with the M.2...
  5. Zinaku99

    Question M.2 NVME SSD not showing in file explorer even after disk management volume allocation.

    Hello, I am a computer novice so apologies if I am missing something obvious here. I purchased a 'Crucial T500 2TB SSD PCIe Gen4 NVMe M.2 Internal SSD, Up to 7400MB/s' and installed it into my computer motherboard's (MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Carbon) 2nd m.2 slot as the first one is occupied by a...
  6. howlingCorgi

    Question What is this NVMe M.2 2280 500GB PCI-Express 3.0 x2 SSD mainly used for ?

    I am new to M.2 and Nvme and have read quite some materials on that. I think I know all the basics now. And I found these 2 products selling online - -...
  7. Leander1248

    Question How to place 2 ssd in a motherboard

    hello, the question is i have 2 ssd for in my mother board. 1 for the os and 1 for gaming/other files. But how do you put them 1 wich 1 go in wch slot my motherboard is the ASUS ROG STRIX B650E-F GAMING WIFI
  8. DimboMambo

    Question Can't boot with SSD plugged in after power loss while encrypting it

    I was encrypting an SSD with Bitlocker when a power outage occured interrupting the encryption, when I powered back up the PC got stuck. When the SSD is connected, the PC freezes on the initial boot screen, such as "Press F2 to enter BIOS," preventing further progress. The BIOS cannot be...
  9. T

    Question "No Boot Device Found" after restarting PC or turning power off at the wall - any guidance ?

    Question is pretty much what it says on the lid. I'm a bit new to this forum, so I apologise if my threat is structured weirdly, but essentially I've been trying to fix an issue with my PC for the past week wherein I get the "No Boot Device Found" error with my SSD boot drive anytime I try to...
  10. M

    Question Separate partition for software?

    Hi everyone! I'm planning a new build in a few months, and I'm wondering if anyone could shed some light on something I've been wondering lately: In my my current system, I have Windows and all my non-gaming software installed on an SSD, with my games stored on a HDD (I know, I should have...
  11. bedouinbro

    Question SSD losing health rapidly

    bought this Transcend 230s 256 GB SSD two months ago, and it has already lost 4% of its health. is this normal or should I claim warranty ?
  12. F

    Question Took boot SSD from Alienware laptop and put it in Desktop

    I took the boot SSD and the secondary storage from my Alienware laptop and put it in my Desktop when I built it. I know its bad form and that I should have reinstalled the OS freshly on my Desktop but so far I haven't had any major issues with the operation of the Desktop. Is there anything I...
  13. B

    Question Does Linux support modern SSD technology such as Trim, Wear Leveling, SMART etc ?

    I was wondering if Linux supports modern SSD features such as trim, SMART, wear leveling etc.
  14. Hsuan

    Question I'm looking for an SSD for an external enclosure ?

    I’ve narrowed my search down to the Sk Hynix Platinum P41 2tb at 150USD and the Silicon Power XS70 2tb at 127USD. Bearing in mind that I’ll be using the SSD in an external SSD enclosure via thunderbolt4 which caps at PCIe 3 speeds but compatible with PCIe 4 SSDs as well. I tried to read the...
  15. ethan206

    Question Low Power Consumption Laptop SSD

    I've just bought a new laptop (2024 G14) and am planning to upgrade the internal SSD from 1TB to 4TB. Since I'm upgrading a SSD in a laptop, would power consumption/efficiency be a concern when looking for a SSD? And if so, are there any good low power Gen 4 (M.2) SSDs? I was looking at...
  16. vikaskumar2299

    Question How to check motherboard's SATA ports are in AHCI mode?

    I am having 100% disk usage (whenever I install or move or backup a game on Steam OR whenever I install any software) and during that time, I can't properly do other tasks or open apps, they tend to become "Not responding". When I am not doing these backups or move or install any software, the...
  17. Sajarov

    Question Information about hdd health

    Hello, one of my superior in my work saids a new ssd installed in out server is dead, i managed to make it accessible using diskpart, also used crystal disk mark on in, crystal disk info and also i saw the screen from victoria. The other screen doesn't of the sectors and etcetera also show...
  18. X

    Question Move main SSD to new system (same model/specification, but other „hardware number“) - will Win10 work?

    Hi guys, short question: My XPS15 9550 broke yesterday. If I bought a used one with the same specifications (CPU, GPU etc.) and replaced its main SSD by the SSD from the broken laptop, would I be able to continue working in my usual environment (same operating system, same software) without any...
  19. T

    Question SSD not showing up in windows installation media?

    Hello all, I have an ASUS Z790-Plus Wifi D4 Tuf Gaming Motherboard with an Intel i9-13900KF Desktop Processor. I also have 4 M.2 slots, and I have my 1 2tb SP M.2 NVMe SSD plugged into one. The main problem is that I know the SSD is connected, because the BiOS shows it as a storage device, but...
  20. V

    Question How to properly optimize and install Samsung 980 Pro on my MSI Z170A Gaming Pro?

    I just bought this M2 SSD, and I've stepped away from computers for some years, so I am unfamiliar how I can properly install the Samsung 980 Pro on my MSI Z170A Gaming Pro. What I mean by this is that I do not know how I can make it work at full speed and the way it's intended to be used. The...
  21. Watfa3D

    Question Can a Hiksemi M.2 SSD Cooler Heatsink - HS-RADIATOR-MH1 fit into my Precision 3630

    I have a Samsung 990 Pro 1TB and I bought a Hiksemi M.2 SSD Cooler Heatsink - HS-RADIATOR-MH1. I need to know if it would fit into my Precision 3630.
  22. M

    Question Please help me work out which SSD to buy

    My PC has an X570 AORUS ELITE motherboard, which supports PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 (info blindly picked up from their web site). I have a Corsair Force MP600 1Tb SSD, which is almost full, and am looking to upgrade to a 2Tb drive. An article here says that "the PCIe 4.0 Samsung 990 Pro is our current...
  23. F

    Question Samsung SSD showing as a Western Digital with only half of the storage space -- any fixes?

    Hello everyone, I have a strange issue here. I just built a new PC the other day, and ordered all of my parts off of Amazon from official OEM pages. One of these parts was the SAMSUNG 980 Pro SSD 2TB Gen 4 M.2 (MZ-V8P2T0B/AM). All my parts arrived, everything was fine, until I got my new PC to...
  24. A

    Question PC isn't booting into BIOS

    I just built a new PC and when I power it on, it isn't booting into BIOS. I followed the thread here and have verified everything on the checklist. The power cords are all plugged in, all the fans are spinning, the graphics card is lighting up and spinning, everything seems good to go. The only...
  25. lamyprid

    Question TeamGroup MP33 Pro integrity errors ?

    What could have happened to my NVMe SSD? It's media integrity errors are at 20, but there are no bad sectors according to HD Sentinel. What could this mean? The error count increases when I play a specific game, and it auto-closes. However, this only happens with that particular game; other...
  26. I

    Question SSD frozen and cannot be altered

    Hello everybody, I'm new to this forum hoping to find a solution here. Recently my computer start showing BSOD and rebooting and at some point it just won't boot anymore so I tried to perform a clean win10 install and noticed that I'm unable to format or install windows on my SSD, I tried to use...
  27. AQuickQ

    Question Compatible drive to fit this PC setup?

    What should I be looking for when buying a drive for this PC (Lenovo s500 10hd0037uk)? There's no drive in it currently, it was using a KINGSTON SUV400S37480G (upgraded from the original drive), Graphics card is a Geforce GT610 Synergy 1GB Graphics card, 16GB RAM. I'm looking to get an SSD...
  28. V

    Question Which M2 SSD is compatible with MSI Z170A Gaming Pro? Confused by specifications

    Hello all! It's been quite some years since I was up to date with PC's and components. My Samsung 850 250GB SATA SSD has just died, and I am looking for a replacement. When I recently looked at the speed difference between my dead Samsung and the cheapest M2 SSD's, I was shocked to learn the...
  29. Zphere

    Question Computer is prompting for disk check on every startup/reboot

    Per the title, every time I power on my system the computer prompts me with the message "to skip disk checking press any key within 8 seconds". If I don't skip, it scans drives, etc. I have 2 SSDs installed in my computer and have ran CHKDSK on both of them and it returned no errors. I have also...
  30. S

    Question Slow SSD performance on M2_3 port, can anything be done about it?

    Hi, so I have 2 identical Samsung 980 Pro SSD 1TB in my system. One in the M2_1 port and one in the M2_3 port. The motherboard is a Meg Unify x570. The SSD in the M2_3 port is much slower than the one in the M2_1 port. M2_1: vs. M2_3: When I check with HWiNFO, I can see the current link...
  31. K

    Question External 2TB Samsung T7 SSD shows "(1TB)" in its name ?

    Hi I bought a new 2TB external Samsung T7 SSD and wanted to install Linux on it. During the Linux Setup where I had to choose the drive to install to the name of the external SSD shows up as "PSSD T7 (1TB)" Properties show 2TB free space though. The serial numbers on the box and the device...
  32. Y

    Question Inconsistencies with new 2TB MX500 SSD ?

    I got a 2TB Crucial MX500 to replace my 1TB Crucial BX500 since I need more storage in my SFF rig which can only really fit one 2.5in drive (ZZAW A1P). Ideally, I only have Win11, my apps and my games on my 1TB Crucial P3 Plus boot drive, so I use the 2.5in ssd for my mass storage and personal...
  33. Qeem

    Question Laptop blue screen upon installing Windows 11 on new Samsung 980 SSD ?

    Hi, Laptop model: Asus FX505DT Link to my laptop: I recently bought a Samsung 980 Pro M.2 SSD...
  34. B

    Question ssd died real quick after BSOD only 8 months use i want to know reason behind this

    apparently i had wifi adapter that got electricity problems from room that i talked about in old thread and i thought i would push until i buy new one because it would only freeze pc from time to time and if i plug it off problems go off instantly it was like this for month or so now i regret it...
  35. S

    Question Tried moving SSD from old PC to new one, now it won't boot in either of them ?

    I tried to move an SSD from an old Dell desktop to a newly purchased one, just to see if it could possibly boot off it. Unfortunately the new computer was not able to recognize the drive as a bootable device, even trying different SATA ports and removing the M2 drive it came with. After...
  36. D

    Question Attempting to move an SSD between old rig and new rig.

    My father has a PC that he built back in 2004. At that time it was quite the rig, but now it's obviously like watching a turtle walk whenever it tries doing something. Normally in this situation, a fresh install on the new PC of windows 10 or 11 would do most people fine, but that won't work...
  37. Okto

    [SOLVED] S.M.A.R.T Status Bad, Backup and Replace - SSD

    Few hours ago, i found my two years old unused ssd and decided to use it for a faster system, i unplug my old hdd and plugs in my newly found ssd to the pm sata slot, with a bootable usb on the back of my pc and reinstalled windows in my ssd. after reinstalling, i then turn off the pc, and plugs...
  38. E

    Question Do I need to do anything before attaching my old Sata SSD and HDD to my new system ?

    Hi, i just fresh installed windows 11 on my new m.2 ssd and windows named it drive "C" as usual.. but i already had an old sata ssd and it also was drive C and it has my old os windows 10 and i also had a 1 TB hdd which hd 3 partitions- D,E,F. now since installed that new m.2 SSD into my system...
  39. ZA_Master

    Question SSD not letting write data more than 13%-15% of its 1TB capacity

    Hey people, I bought this SSD online worth half the price (it was a discounted offer, so I thought it was maybe legit, foolish of me of course) It has 1 TB capacity, but it doesn't let me download or copy data onto it if it's filled up more than 120 GB and causes my PC to freeze if I further try...
  40. Kitsuru

    Question Periodical BSODs - - - "Memory_Management" & "Unexpected_Store_Exception" ?

    Hi! This is my second post here now, so I'll jump straight into it: I have this lovely PC here: And it's been working fine since I bought it some months ago, except for an issue I had before with my display but we fixed that already. Now, and this has been...