storage

Forum discussion tagged with storage.
  1. J

    Question Is it possible to set up raid 0 with M.2 SSD and SATA SSD

    Main Question I'm building a new rig for game development, music production, and some rendering here and there so I want to have really good storage performance. I have a 1TB SATA SSD on my current rig. I want to transfer that SATA SSD over to the new rig and buy a 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD to set up a...
  2. Question Does Acer Aspire E5-576G-51ET support kingston A400 M.2 2280 240 GB?

    I've already bought a new M.2 SSD Kingston A400 SSD Internal Solid State Drive M.2 2280 240GB Hard Disk SSD For laptop https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Kingston-A400-SSD-Internal-Solid-State-Drive-M-2-2280-120GB-240GB-Hard-Disk-HDD-HD/32982207239.html?spm=a2g0s.12269583.0.0.260711b4VVcHn2 and I...
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    Question SSD not beeing recognized by my dell 980

    I bought a used dell optiplex 980 for dirt cheap. I installed 4 gb of memory and a 1050ti and it worked out great, but my problem is with the ssd. I have a 120GB KINGSTON SSD and the system doesnt boot from the ssd. I first tried to install windows directly from the dell, but as soon as i...
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    Question HDD showing incorrect storage capacity

    I recently built a gaming PC and installed a 480GB SSD and a 2TB HDD for memory. I booted windows from a USB drive onto the SSD and went to add the HDD as a drive after setting up the computer. When I was inputting settings for the drive (capacity/name/etc.) I must have set the capacity to GB...
  5. Endre555

    Question Which SSD should I choose?

    Kingston A400 Kingston V300 Kingston UV400 Crucial SSD BX500 Which one would you choose? These are the ones I'm considering. I don't need anything fancy, just to do its job, I'm only spending 20-25 euros on it and I don't need anything fancy. Please don't suggest more expensive SSDs, but I'm...
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    Question [MAJOR] Fix Potential Corrupted SSD; How to Revert The SATA Controller Back From RAID to AHCI

    --CONTEXT-- Greetings, everyone. So, over the past five weeks I've been dealing with a corrupted ssd after I unplugged the desktop from the power socket. I was getting impatient when the computer took longer than usual to boot up. Bad move, I know. I've been learning that the hard way. About...
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    Question Have older drives question.

    So i have two old drives that i swapped out of my system when I upgraded. I realized later that I had some files I wanted to get off of said drives. However, I was concerned that loading up these drives would cause conflicts with my current drives as the newer drives have some of the same...
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    Question How am I supposed to Initalise drives?

    I just today bought a new 2TB Seagate FireCuda drive, after connecting it up, loading up Disk Management and getting the prompt to intialise disk before use, I attempt to do so, only to have my cursor indicate background processing, have everything else on my PC start to freeze, and then be...
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    Question My hard drive is detectable with almost all partitions but not bootable or accessible

    Hi, I have a z77a-g45 motherboard, with a i3 3220, my pc was working fine gpu cpu hdd and so one the it froze I thought it was a system lag or something like that but nothing worked I restarted it and it rebooted normally I logged into windows and some minutes after it froze again tryed...
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    Question What SSD Should I Buy?

    Looking for a cheap SSD around $30 that will be used to store windows and main files, not for storing games or videos. Im just looking for something to run the system in general quicker (not in need of too much gb) do you have a good ssd around that price thats quick and reliable? Also can...
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    Question SSD Filling Up?

    I have a 128 GB SSD that I only intended to use for windows. Over time the drive has began to fill up. It shows that 55.8 GB of Apps & Games are on this drive but I keep all of them on a separate drive. When I click to show what's installed there is nothing big taking up the drive space and...
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    [SOLVED] whats can be wrong

    Hi! whats can be wrong with that ssd. it was connected to sata 3 port and with sata 3 cable. some idea ? https://ibb.co/jHSLr3V
  13. Zdos123

    Question Reinstalled Windows 10, Now i can't access or delete windows apps files on other HDD

    Hello, I had to reinstall Windows 10 as the 1809 update broke my install and after the reinstall i was unable to access windowsapps folder on my other drives and i'm unable to delete them, so i can't free up or use FH4, FH3 or FM7 which are installed on both drives, and with them installed i...
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    Question Windows 10 DVD installation trouble (Asking for an upgrade?)

    So, I've had this PC for quite a few years, kept it updated for most of its life. Originally had Windows 7 on it, then upgraded it to 10. Recently, my hard drive decided to burn out and I lost everything. I've bought a new hard drive and tried to restore my OS by using a recovery drive I...
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    Question Help with Confirming a Suspected (Imminent) SSD Failure?

    I have a SSD that I have owned for about a year that I suspect may be beginning to fail. The SSD in question is a KingSpec 360GB SSD 2.5 Inch SATA3 drive. The symptoms are that sometimes when I am trying to save to the drive e.g. saving a video or image from the web there will be a long pause (5...
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    [SOLVED] How can i optimize WD Purple for use in a computer?

    I happen to have one 1tb WD Purple and the need for storage space for a new computer I'm building for general use and occasional gaming. I know for a fact that surveillance hdds are not recommended for use in a computer. I found out that the hdds made for storing surveillance footage are prone...
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    [SOLVED] Why is my C: drive so full?

    I have a 60GB SSD with windows 10 installed. Recently it's been getting pretty full and i am having to clean out my downloads and videos often. At some point i selected all the folders in the C: drive and hit properties to see how much space it was taking up that way. After waiting for it to...
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    Question Nvme in asus prime z390-p?

    I am gonna build a pc soon and was wondering if the asus prime z390-p motherboard supports Nvme m2 storage. (And perhaps which sata port it uses) Also can you tell me if that motherboard will be good enough for gaming?
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    Question Secondary HDD unable to initialize

    Hey Everyone, I recently built my first desktop PC a couple months ago, but I am having issues getting my second hard drive working. Here is a list of all my major components: CPU: Intel i7 9700K Motherboard: ASUS ROG Maximus HERO (WIFI) XI GPU: ASUS GeForce RTX 2080 OC Edition RAM: 32GB...
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    [SOLVED] Need Help. Not recognising devices

    Hi guys, Hoping someone could lend me their knowledge and help me figure out what's going on. I just installed a new m.2 SSD this morning and everything was fine. I installed windows on it and only had that storage device connected at the time. I reboot after reconnecting my old SSD (which...