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    I want to install a SSD but I'm not sure what to do

    I now have an OMEN 870-213w which only has a SSD of 256 GB and so I would like to upgrade it. I'm wondering if anyone has had any luck doing this because the internet seem to have nothing. I have two SSDs in mind. I'm very new to this and don't know much about upgrading computers. Do I need to...
  2. W

    Storj-- Networking

    I am trying to become a node operator. I had one router connected to a modem/router and was told that this could be a problem. I now am hooked directly to the modem/router and my internet speed has doubled. However, my att modem/router is giving me a hard time when I log into the admin page...
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    970 EVO PLUS Not Found

    I installed an m.2 970 evo plus in my msi z370 pro carbon gaming motherboard (which im pretty positive is compatible) and i cannot detect it in my disk management to initialize it. It IS detected by the bios and the device manager. I did every update i could think of, except bios update as i...
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    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...
  5. FlyingEagle123

    Solved M.2 NVME boot + SATA ssd in raid 0 for mass storage build

    Hi guys, it's been a while building a new computer but missed a lot of technical developments the last years causing some questions. What I would like to achieve is a system with a fast boot drive (1TB) and 1 8TB mass storage drive. Relevant hardware: - Motherboard Gigabyte Z390 Designare -...
  6. derekthecat

    Setting up a RAID 1

    I have a Promise Pegasus R4 which I'm using as an external RAID drive. It's 4 x 2TB drives being used as an 8TB array (ie saving randomly across all 4 drives). I want to set it up as 2 x 4TB drives. One which backs up to/mirrors the other. I can't make any sense of the instruction manual. Can...
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    Seagate Expansion Drive not appearing in file explorer

    Hi, I have a 2TB Seagate portable hard drive which worked perfectly fine for a few months and then one day it stopped appearing in file explorer on my Windows 10 PC. It gets detected by my PC because it appears in the "Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media" icon but doesn't appear in file...
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    Having an issue with storage space

    I haven't been able to update in months because of this. I don't understand how the computer's required files can be using up more than half of my disc space. I've done disc cleanup, but that did nothing. I have deleted every possible thing on this computer that I can. The only apps I have are...
  9. K

    Trying to expand C Drive with an SSD

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU J3455 @ 1.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 92 Stepping 9 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 3924 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1024 Mb Hard Drives: C: 28 GB (0 GB...
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    Cleaning Limited Storage Space

    I have a 32GB 2 in 1 tablet running windows 10. It allows for a micro SD card and i have a 128GB installed. I don't have many apps and games that I can delete. Are there folders that would effect the computer negatively if moved to the SD card or can anything be moved to the SD card without any...
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    Motherboard BIOS will ONLY recognize SSD's

    Recently upgraded Motherboard/Ram/CPU/Case In previous motherboard, I had two Hard Drives, and an SSD, that were all being recognized as their own Drive Path Letter, (No Raid Setup or anything just connected and allocated on Disk Management) But now, on my new setup, the ONLY drive that...
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    Need more space

    I unistalled Chrome thinking Edge would work in its place. But nope. Now i have no space to reinstall after. Now i have no browser to even retrieve my email from Gmail. I am using my cell phone to be part of this forum. I bought the computer a fee years ago. It had only 30 Gig space. But found...
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    Digital photo storage

    My old computer has all our digital photos, close to 600gb. I recently bought an iMac, and would like to use the new computer for photos, including access to old photos, but don't want to fill my 1TB hard drive. (the old computer no longer has internet access, I don't know how to fix that). I...
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    Hard Drive won't let PC boot if plugged in

    My hard drive won't let me boot go past the splash screen if plugged in, I have removed the 2tb Seagate hard drive and now my pc boots, just wondering what steps I should take to find out a fix? Many thanks Specs: Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft...
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    Laptop Spec, which one is more worth it?

    https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ROG-Zephyrus-S-GX531/Tech-Specs/ Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 GS Version - i7-8750H - GTX 1070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR5 - Up to 8GB RAM - M.2 NVMe PCIe x2 512GB SSD Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531 GM Version - i7-8750H - GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 - Up to 8GB RAM - M.2 NVMe PCIe x4...
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    What laptop should I purchase

    Hello, Last March, I purchased an HP stream with 4GB Memory, 32GB eMMC Storage. I was not aware that a common issue in the laptop is that all the restore points use up basically all the storage. I have no room for anything on my laptop, I cannot update it, and trying to use the thing is pretty...
  17. Pctech4life

    Solved M.2 interface in my Gigabyte MOBO

    M.2 interface Question. , I just bought a Samsung 970 Pro SSD NVME 1 gig drive. Will my board support it going thru the PCIe bus on the onboard M.2 connector at top speed, or will it be throttled down to SATA 3 speed and create the need to get me an adaptor card? I did notice that as of BIOS...
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    Expanding C: Drive to Another Drive

    Hello, I downloaded EaseUS as I wanted to expand my C: drive to another drive because I am running out of space. As shown in the attached files. However, I do not think it is possible to merge two drives. Instead, how can I swap the contents of the drives with one another? So that my C: is...
  19. K

    What are "other" files?

    Hello All, I am currently attempting to use an Android emulator on my laptop. It now will not open due to insufficient storage space. I cleaned out all of my junk files and even got rid of some unwanted apps. I then noticed I have an "other" folder that is the bulk of my storage space and I cant...
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    Local Disk Drive help

    Alright, so the first problem started when my local disc drive E started giving me notifications that it was getting full and my laptop is getting a lot slower because of it. I googled on how to fix the problem and it led me through a solution through command prompt. I thought it was leading...
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