1. katulaloredol2000

    Second m.2 hard drive not showing up in drive management

    I have an asus 570 mobo, I just got a secone m.2 hdd. the first one i had no issues with, the second shows up in the bios and device manager but not in disk management. I cant figure out hoe to get it to show up. I have googled it and tried several things to no results
  2. ltron

    Really Strange Corsair MP510 NVME SSD Stability and Write Issues

    This Corsair MP510 NVME drive (960GB version) has been working flawlessly until very recently. I noticed Control was stuttering a bit more than usual so I ran Crystal Disk Mark and the PC BSODed but there was no code because the dump could not be written due to an I/O error. Now pretty much...
  3. RC1917

    Struggling to sort Boot drive

    Hi all, Any help would be greatly appreciated. My original boot SSD was full (only 50gb) so wanted to upgrade for more storage. I purchased a 500GB SSD. I used a 3rd party app to clone the disk partitions onto my new SSD, which it did. I then thought it would be as simple as swapping the...
  4. MrSideScrape

    How to use the memory on my PC?

    This is my first time writing on the forum and I apologise if my question sounds stupid to most of the people here but I am not very good with computers at all which will become obvious as I write further :D I may be useless with computers but I have loved gaming for most of my life and was able...
  5. Ben May

    How many storage devices do I need?

    Hi I am looking to build a new pc and the only thing I am stuck on is whether one m.2 SSD (512gb) is enough. I do also have a 1TB external hard drive. Thanks.
  6. Ben May

    How Many Storage devices do I need in my pc?

    Hi I am looking to build a new pc and the only thing I am stuck on is whether one m.2 SSD (512gb) is enough. I do also have a 1TB external hard drive. Thanks.
  7. hp7909

    SK hynix Gold P31 Low Speeds on New Build

    Hi, getting low speeds with SK hynix Gold P31 on a new AMD Ryzen build... Specs: AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Gigabyte B550M Aorus Pro 16GB (2 x 8GB) Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z DDR4 3200 1 x 500GB SK hynix Gold P31 NVMe M.2 SSD 1 x 500GB SK hynix Gold S31 SATA SSD 2 x 2TB Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA...
  8. BigSykeDaddy

    Storage Question

    Hello, I hope everyone is doing well this evening! (or whatever time zone you're in). Quick question (I haven't built a new machine in 10 years): I purchased a Samsung 980 Pro 2TB M.2 to use as my main drive and 2x 16TB HDDs to run in Raid 1. I was watching a video the other day and I saw...
  9. RLC

    Corsair Value Select to fancy RAM?

    Hi all, I'm considering upgrading a few bits on my PC. Mainly boot drive and/or RAM. My current specs: Mobo: Gigabyte Z590 Aorus Elite AX CPU: Intel i5 11600K GPU: RTX 2070 Super Boot drive: 500Gb Samsung 850 EVO (sata SSD) Storage drive: WD 1TB RAM: 2x8Gb Corsair Value Select DDR3 @2133MHz...
  10. Cheki

    What M.2 SSD to buy?

    Building a new system but i'm unsure as to what storage I should get ▷ Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB M.2 2280 PCI-e 3.0 x… | OcUK ( ▷ Crucial P2 2TB M.2 2280 PCI-e 3.0 NVMe Solid … | OcUK ( My two main options are these, is there much of a difference? apart...
  11. Jonty214

    Upgrading SSD on brand new laptop

    Hi all, I've just bought a brand new laptop which has a 256gb SSD. Alongside I ordered a 1TB SSD Samsung 970. (This worked out much cheaper than buying the 1TB laptop). There is only one 1 SSD slot in the laptop, so I am going to swap out the 256gb one. Basic question, but do I have to first...
  12. arthurwellsley

    SSD up grade advice

    I have an Asus Z170 pro gaming motherboard. Samsung SSD 850 Evo at 250gb in it with Windows (10 pro) on it and Office. An HDD at 1TB. With a few other bits and pieces on it. (ST2000DM001-1ER164) Intel Core i7-6700k CPU @ 4.00GHz. 16gb RAM I either want to replace the Samsung (which means I need...
  13. nathan_s

    Suspiciously slow SSD

    Have an issue with a slow SSD (Crucial 1TB). Comparing to NVME m2 is seems to be 5x slower so makes me suspicious (tested with crystal disk). Appreciate that testing speed is not as simple as that but I discovered the issue when I moved a game to nvme m2 and there is a huge improvement. So far...
  14. Josh Waterson

    Wipe SSD in Linux for Windows install

    Hi There, I'm trying to wipe an 2.5" SSD I currently have in my laptop with Ubuntu installed, for a fresh Windows 10 install into a desktop build I'm currently working on. This is my first time trying this in Linux and I'm not sure how to go about doing it safely. Any tips, hugely appreciated...
  15. nwgilbert

    Slot for M.2 SSD - Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 7 Intel LGA1150 Z97 ATX Motherboard

    Hi, I am looking to upgrade my current build with an M.2 SSD. I have a few questions that you may be able to help with as detailed below: 1) Does my motherboard have a slot for an M.2 SSD? I can't seem to see it on the physical mobo, although maybe some already installed parts are covering it...
  16. Tamas

    2.5 inch SSD install on laptop

    I have got my new laptop NL50RU Clevo with AMD 7 CPU. I was trying to install my 2TB Samsung 860EVO SSD with the SATA flex cable provided but my BIOS can not see the SSD. Any specific trick i have to do during the installation process? I was disconneting the battery first, then install the blue...
  17. OGKustosz

    Did my M.2 SSD just died?

    Hello, ive built a new PC about 4 months ago. MSI X570 TOMAHAWK and two M.2 SSD drives, Samsung 980 pro 500gb on slot 1, and Sabrent Rocket 4 1TB 2280 on slot 2, Windows 10, all drivers up to date (i think so). Sabrent disk just stopped working when i tried to update tarkov, windows does not see...
  18. iMacMart

    Best performing NVME M2 SSD 1TB

    Morning all Getting lost in all the drive specs, can someone recommend a 1TB drive for £130-£150 please Mainly gaming and some light office work! Thanks all
  19. Tinetta

    The external PCIe RAM disk based on the DDR memory instead SSD?

    Hi all! I work with video editing and I need a fast disk for buffering etc. Will this device work for me? I tried virtual disks directly in PC's RAM but it has too small a volume... I need 1T or more.
  20. Josh Waterson

    reuse SSD

    Hi All, I have an SSD (M.2 WD Blue 1TB) that has Windows 10 installed on it and was used very briefly in a build that I have now dismantled and abandoned. I'm wondering if I can just take it off the old motherboard and plug it straight in to a new build and run Windows 10 without any issues...
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