ssd - storage

  1. jaqhg

    SSD not showing up in disk management

    Recently purchased a new SSD (Samsung EVO), have a SATA 3 cable connecting it directly to my motherboard in the SATA1 slot (SATA 0 has a 1TB hard drive). I have not initialized the SSD or anything and was under the impression simply plugging it in like this would allow it to show up in my disk...
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    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. A

    Where to install my data

    So i just purchased new parts to build my new pc, and in those parts i have a 500gb m.2 ssd, and i have a 2tb hard disk drive. i am trying to figure out once i copy my files from the computer im on now and transfer them to my new pc, where should i install them? the m.2 ssd or the hdd? kinda new...
  4. B

    Help with SSD not showing up as a storage device

    I just built my first computer and when trying to install windows 10, it said I didn’t have anything I could install it on to. The ssd is a Western Digital 3D NAND SATA SSD M.2 2280 (1 terabyte). It is the only storage device in the pc. My motherboard is an asrock b450m there I driver...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. F

    Need help choosing external hard drives

    Hello, I finally accepted that there is currently no 100% reliable external hard drive, so I am preparing to purchase two 2TB external hard drives (or 2 2TB SSDs, or one of each), so I can clear some space from my PC and have some peace of mind knowing it's highly unlikely both external hard...
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    SSD is showing up as recovery partition. NEED HELP ASAP

    So I just installed a ssd which is 256GB and after installing it when I went to the disk manager it shows that 150Gb of the 256Gb is a recovery partition. When I try to delete it and right click it only shows 'help' button instead of any other options. thank you
  10. I

    burned SSD

    hello,so i was wondering if its possible to restore data from an ssd which had a power surge
  11. D

    Solved What is the recommended slot M.2 slot for Samsung SSD?

    Hi, I have installed a SSD on my PC in M.2-1 slot. I have two slots on my motherboard. A person told me this, You have installed your Samsung SSD in wrong slot (i.e. M.2-1). In this slot you will get only half of speed this drive can get. Is this is right? Do I need to change my SSD from...
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    Taken HDD out for SSD

    Is it smart to trade out a HD for a SSD in my laptop. I have a m.2 SSD at the moment and a basic HD but need more room.
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    Solved Corsair M2 PCI 120 GB SSD with an MSI B450M Pro M2 - V2 Motherboard

    I want to install a Corsair SSD M2 PCI 120 GB. My motherboard is MSI B450M Pro M2 - V2 I know the disk itself is compatible but, will it work as fast as it's meant to? Sorry if it's a dumb question, but I'm an ignorant about this. I want to know if my motherboard will allow the disk to work at...
  14. D

    Help with motherboard recognizing M.2 SSD disk (Win10)

    I've registered here because I desperately need some tehnical help. Yesterday i've bought new Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD drive, which i've put onto my Gigabyte GA-B250M-D3H motherboard. Ever since then i've been having trouble with BIOS/Win10 not recognizing M.2 disk/slot. Drivers are updated...
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    Can't boot into Windows anymore (at least, with GRUB)

    Hello, and thank you for reading this. I have a Dell Latitude E5470 running Windows 10 Pro with a 256 GB M.2 SSD. I recently was trying to install a Linux operating system (Deepin) onto a 1TB HDD that I acquired. I shrunk the Windows partition (it still had plenty of space), and made a...
  16. G

    My local disk D (SSD) vanish

    hello I NEED HELP I WAS following this video doing everything up to the letter and like at minute 6:11 I realized that my local disk D (SSD) had disappeared what I do ?? IT DOSENT APPEAR IN DISK MANAGEMENT THE DISK CAME WITH THE LAPTOP LENOVO Y520 IN SISTEM PROPERTIES IT APPERS AS LENOVO (d)...
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    PC cant run 2 monitors after installing new ssd card

    I was looking to upgrade my storage so i added a new 1tb ssd to the existing 1tb hdd and 250mb ssd. I also gave the insides a clear out with a can of compressed air. After connecting it up and putting the case back, i noticed that when i plugged in my 2 monitors, only the primary monitor was...
  18. J

    SSD OS Clone

    I’m currently thinking about switching to an ssd instead of using an hdd for windows and a few games. Can I clone just my os and some games onto the ssd or can I only transfer all the data. I’m looking at getting a crucial mx500 500gb. Thanks
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    System files transfer

    So recently I purchased a lenovo legion y520 laptop. And all of the files are in the SSD. Is there a way I can put the system files in HDD and my games etc on SSD? Reason being my SSD doesnt have much space.
  20. F

    Formatting Hard drive

    So I had bought a 1tb m.2 SSD for my laptop and wanted to use it as a boot drive. I downloaded macreum reflect (sorry for misspelling program name) to copy everything to my SSD and when I tried to restart after I copied everything it used my hard drive as defauly boot and I just unplugged my...