m.2

  1. Lu Zhun

    M.2 PCI adapter wrong size?

    Hello. I bought this adapter for a m.2 drive and the drive inserts into the card just fine. It is that the connection on the card itself is not that of a PCIe slot and does not fit on anything within the motherboard...
  2. N

    HDD and SDD not showing up in bios after installing M.2

    Hi guys! I am new to this forum and been seeking any answers in regards to my problem. I have recently bought a Sabrent 1TB M.2 SSD to upgrade my storage/run softwares faster. I have an Asus Prime b350m-a motherboard, plexor ssd and generic hdd. I tried installing the M.2 earlier today hoping...
  3. J

    M.2 SSD issues - will be Recognized sometimes

    I just got a M.2 SSD (XPG SX 6000 Lite 1TB) I but it into my MSI Tomahawk B450 Max mother board and had no issues starting it up. I set the M.2 as my windows driver and it worked for like a day or so and then my computer just started to say can’t find a bootable device put one in and...
  4. Lu Zhun

    Asus Sabertooth Z97 (M.2 compatibility)

    Hello. I have an Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1/USB 3.1 Motherboard and was wondering the compatibility of a M.2 drive or one of those that are even faster than SSD's. Also, if certain generations of the technology may only go so high for this motherboard such as Generation 3 and not Generation 4...
  5. Lu Zhun

    Will this Motherboard support M.2 SSD's? M.2 is better?

    Hello. I have an Asus SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1 currently using Samsung 850 Pro SSD's but am thinking of getting a bigger one that is faster. I have heard of M.2's being up to possibly 4x faster and was wondering if this motherboard can support an older model, if not the latest. There is an...
  6. B

    Problematic ssd or software

    So... I have a pc for about 2 years now and I use it for heavy gaming, anyway the last one year every time I downloaded a file my free space went way lower than it was intended. For example : I downloaded a 5 gb fortnite update and the space went from 80 free gb to 0 free bytes. Or when I...
  7. O

    Windows 10 PC too slow on starting because of housekeeping..

    ...disk activity. Bit restricted title length there. I have a growing problem with system drive saturation on startup (boot or from hibernation) and for up to half an hour. The C: drive is at 100% with high amounts of reads and writes from Windows Defender, Dropbox, Onedrive, Windows Update...
  8. C

    Help Picking A New SSD

    Hi everyone! I am new here and I just need some advice. I am trying to pick a new SSD to replace my current one in my Acer Aspire R5-571TG-7229. My current SSD according to my Device Manager on Windows is a HFS256G39TND-N210A. It is 256GB. I am currently looking at three new 1TB replacement SSDs...
  9. M

    m.2 no boot remove m.2 boots

    M.2 installed... No boot to windows just a black screen with _ that flashes on and off. M.2 removed... Boots to windows like it always has. Whenever my son installs an m.2 on the motherboard the pc will not boot to windows. It will not boot to windows from UEFI either when attempting to boot...
  10. N

    Solved M.2 v/s NVME

    I have MSI GL63 8RC., it has ssd slot "1x M.2 SSD Combo (NVMe PCIe Gen3 / SATA )" I'm confused to buy the correct one. I recently saw but can't make sure without help of a pro. so, would you please help me buy this? 1. Western Digital 250GB M.2 Internal Solid State Drive (S250G2B0B)...
  11. V

    Solved Is there something such as hard drive compatibility?

    Hello, I am thinking about upgrading my computer with an SSD. I'm wondering if there is a reason which could make it work with my motherboard. The hard drive I'm planning to buy is M.2 and my motherboard is MSI H110m Pro-D. Thanks in advance! Also, I'm not a fluent English speaker so if...
  12. R

    building an external m.2 SSD need help with compatibility

    Hi, I want to build a external m.2 device but i'm not sure if they are compatible, can someone confirm if they will work please. WDS500G2B0B TS-CM80S Also my laptop has USB 3.1 Gen 2 and thunderbolt 3, Was wondering if i should get a thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C to Type-C cable or will the USB...
  13. S

    Bios/windows setup can't detect m.2 ssd

    I decided to format my hd and put my windows onto my m.2 ssd (which was detected by Windows computer manager) but when it came to wanting to instal windows, it only gave me my hd as an option same with my bios. I've tried restarting my MB and looking through bios but no option for an M.2...
  14. J

    Z370 Aorus Ultra Gaming WIFI-OP Not Recognizing M.2 Optane

    So recently I built a PC. Here are the specs I3-8100 Gigabyte Z370 Ultra gaming WIFI-OP board 16GB Trident Z RAM 700 Watt Power Supply 250 GB SSD Kingston 32 GB Optane Built IN When I first booted my PC I installed my OS onto the Optane. It had been running well and extremely fast for a month...
  15. rohankkashikar

    M.2 suggestions for MSI gt72s Dominator G

    I bought this laptop in 2016 I currently have a Toshiba 128gb nvme installed with 1tb 7200rpm HDD. But this vme is very less for c drive. I'm looking for upgrading this. I looked into Samsung 960 pro. Suggest for a good setup say for 512gb 1x512gb m.2 or 2x256gb m.2? also tell raid options and...
  16. M

    M.2 SSD (via M.2 PCIe NVMe adapter) not listed in Disk Mgmt

    Hey, I recently bought an M.2 PCIe NVMe adapter for my ADATA XPG SX8000 256GB m.2 NVMe SSD (I only have one M.2 slot on my mobo, which is being used by another, smaller capacity, ADATA XPG SX8000 SSD). I installed the SSD on the adapter card and then inserted the adapter into the PCIe x4 slot...
  17. V

    Inspiron 7567

    I have recently been interested in Inspiron's 7567 laptop http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/productdetails/inspiron-15-7567-laptop/fncwf512s. The hard drive that comes included is a 1TB 5400rpm hybrid hard drive. Some other models of this same laptop have an extra m.2 ssd. Do all 7567 models have...
  18. D

    Solved Windows doesn't boot on first attempt - "No bootable device"

    To begin, here is my laptop, Acer 15.6" VN7-591G-792U Intel Core i7 4720HQ (2.60 GHz) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Gaming Laptop. (http://bit.ly/2lEJZiv) I'm also new to this site, so forgive me if this is the wrong thread. I've had this laptop for about...
  19. Snibbly

    Solved NVMe ssd faster in M.2 or PCIe

    Bought an NVMe with an adapter, and now a new motherboard which has an M.2. How would it be better to mount my NVMe card? Cheers, Snibbly
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