1. Armenius

    Corsair teases MP700 PCI-E Gen 5 SSD with 10GB/s sequential read speed

    On Corsair's webpage for the forthcoming AMD AM5 processors, they published a chart teasing a new SSD model called the MP700 that supports four lanes of PCI-E Gen5 and claims up to 10GB/s of sequential read speed. For comparison, the Samsung 980 Pro Gen 4 SSD shows up to 7GB/s sequential burst...
  2. compgeek89

    NVME Drive Disappearing

    Hey all, I have a system running: Intel i7-6900K Asus X99 Deluxe II 128GB (4x32) DDR4 2x Sabrent Rocket 2TB NVME SSDs GeForce GTX 1070 PCIe Sound Card (not sure the model off-hand) I recently moved from two SATA SSDs to the two Sabrent SSDs. The boot ("C:") drive is running in the built-in M.2...
  3. spacedrone808

    Complete tweaking guide for Windows 7 SP2+

    Hope that some of you will find FAQ useful. https://trackerninja.codeberg.page/post/complete-tweaking-guide-for-windows-7-sp2-esu
  4. compgeek89

    Reduced NVME drive performance following OS re-imaging

    So, I have a dell XPS 9510 laptop (i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4-3200, RTX 3050, Win10 Enterprise, for reference). From the factory it came with a 512GB Micron 2300 PCIe 3.0x4 SSD. However, the laptop actually supports PCIe 4.0, so I got a Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 1TB to replace the OEM Micron drive. I had...
  5. Darkswordz

    Warm? Western Digital SN850 1TB PCI-E4x4 = $149.99 A/R @ Newegg

    Newegg has the Western Digital SN850 1TB PCI-E4x4 on sale for $164.99 - $15 instant rebate = $149.99. :happy: According to PCPartPicker this is the lowest price this drive has been, and is one of the better PCI-E 4x4 drives out there.
  6. babelmh13

    Fresh OS Install on new NVME M.2 - Procedure for Previous OS SSD?

    Alright, so I purchased a Samsung 980 Pro 1tb M.2 NVME SSD for my existing system, and want to make it the drive for my OS because my current SSD is almost 10 years old. I currently have an M4 Crucial 256gb SSD with windows 10 installed, and two Seagate HDDs for file storage and programs that...
  7. LGabrielPhoto

    Looking for 4TB SSD for games...not NVME.

    Hello! So from tests, it seems most games load about the same speed from the SSD as they do from NVME with small differences and both much better than HDDs. So I figured I could get a 4TB SSD for a lower price than NVME to fill the one SATA port I still have available and move most of my slow...
  8. W

    What type of SSD is this port for and what type of interface does the bottom one have?

    Hello, Could someone explain to me the difference in connector, specs and names between the two SSD types here (male and female)? Thank you
  9. luisxd

    HP ZBook 15 G2 SSD M.2 question

    I want to buy a m.2 ssd for this laptop but I've read that it has some sort of limitations in the bios when it comes to the m.2 slot, anyone has had any experience with this particular model? Thanks in advance.
  10. M

    Enmotus working on SLC/QLC hybrid NVME SSDs.

    These will use the QLC flash for long term storage. They have been working with Phison, who's controller will seamlessly move things back and forth in the background. Pricing or the ratio of SLC to QLC is not yet known, but drives are already been sampled to OEMs...
  11. Zarathustra[H]

    Does NUMA Matter when Installing SAS HBA's, NVME drives and other expansion in MP systems?

    Hey all, I have a dual socket server board (Supermicro X9DRI-F and two Xeon E5-2650v2's). As I was installing a few SAS HBA's, a 10GB Ethernet card and preparing for future NVME drives, it struck me. Each of the PCIe slots is labeled with which CPU the lanes are attached to. Two slots (16x...
  12. N

    NVMe SSD no longer recognized

    I took out a Samsung 950 M.2 NVMe that was working fine as my boot drive, reinstalled it, and now neither BIOS nor Windows 10 recognizes it. It heats up when the computer is on. I've taken it out and reinstalled it several times to no avail. I live in a small city and don't think I know...
  13. S

    ASROCK X570 NVMe and SATA 3 port question

    I am thinking about either getting the Asrock x570 pro 4 or phantom gaming 4 and coupling it with a 3900x. I have a question about NVMe and how it affects the SATA ports on the Asrock boards. These boards have 8 SATA3, 1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4 & SATA3), 1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4) and was...
  14. cageymaru

    Lexar NM600 M.2 2280 NVMe 480GB SSD Is $72

    Amazon has the Lexar NM600 M.2 2280 NVMe 480GB Solid-State Drive (LNM600-480RBNA) for $72. Also there is a Lexar NS100 2.5” SATA III (6Gb/s) Solid-State Drive 480GB for $45. Saw it over on PCPer.
  15. Zarathustra[H]

    8x PCIe to two 4x m key NVME m.2 adapter?

    Has anyone seen one of these? Does it exist? In my googling I've had a difficult time finding one. There are a few dual adapters out there, but they all seem to only hvae one M key slots for NVME and the other slot is for SATA only. Appreciate any suggestions.
  16. E

    Intel Opteron P4800x vs P900

    I ordered a HPE ProLiant DL325 G10 server and a Intel Opteron P4800x for NVMe storage to go along with it. I know the Intel Optane P900 has a much lower endurance, MTBF, enhanced power failure protection and the capability to change sector size along with very similar performance. I'm...
  17. AlphaAtlas

    New MicroSD Standard Comes with PCIe and NVMe

    The SD Association just announced a new microSD standard that should dramatically speed up the flash memory cards. MicroSD Express, as they call it, uses a single lane of PCIe 3.1 and the NVMe 1.3 protocol to hit transfer speeds of up to 985MB/s. While your average consumer NVMe SSD eats far...
  18. cageymaru

    Microsoft LSV2-Series Azure Virtual Machines Are Powered by AMD EPYC

    Microsoft has announced that its Lsv2-series Azure virtual machines (VM) are powered by AMD EPYC 7551 processors. The Lsv2-series features high throughput, low latency, and directly mapped local NVMe storage. The VMs are configurable from 8 to 80 vCPUs with simultaneous multi-threading. A 1.92TB...
  19. dvsman

    Hot-ish? M.2 NVME 1TB for $169

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07J2Q4SWZ?ref=dacx_dp_8862040750601_7693757690201&me=ATVPDKIKX0DER&tag=ss-us-20&aaxitk=6-M6rL7TXYD-iYDdn1xJdw Crucial P1 1TB M.2 NVME Read/write 2K/1.7K for $169.99 @Amazon Not super fast but better than SATA and some M.2 I've seen. Found it on a random ad on a news...
  20. dvsman

    WD Black m.2 1tb NVME SSD for $199

    Warm? Not sure how good the WD Black m.2 drives are but I'll give them a shot at this price and this level of claimed performance. https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA6ZP7FS6170&Description=wd%201tb%20nvme&cm_re=wd_1tb_nvme-_-20-250-099-_-Product I'm in for 2 to try some m.2...
  21. L

    MSI GT75 + 2*970 pr0's in RAID setup, good idea?

    I currently have 1 NVME card installed in my rig, it's the PM961. After comparing the numbers between it, and the 970 pro, I can only fathom running 2 970 pro's in RAID. However this will be the first time I have a raid setup. Do you think there's anything better than what I proposed...
  22. B

    Help, nvme ssd upgrade running slower than SATA!

    Prior to upgrade used Adata sp610 256 gb SATA ssd. Crystal Diskmark v 6.0.2 x64 gave these results: Read column: 557, 203.5, 134.5, 27.08, Write column: 305.7, 237.7, 107.6, 66.79. Installed Adata sx8200 nvme ssd and got the following results: Read column: 825.7, 149.5, 46.67, 37.21 Write...
  23. Z

    M.2 Installation Questions

    Good Day, I currently have the Asus Z390 Maximus XI Hero https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/ROG-MAXIMUS-XI-HERO-WI-FI/ I want to install my new ADATA Nvme drive XPG SX8200, does it make a difference if I install it in the 1st slot or the 2nd? 1st slot is on top 2nd is closer to the bottom...
  24. cageymaru

    Microsoft Announces New AMD EPYC and Intel Xeon H-Series VM Solutions for HPC

    Microsoft has added H-series Azure virtual machines for High-Performance Computing to the Azure CycleCloud. The HB-series VMs feature 60 AMD EPYC 7551 processor cores, 4 GB of RAM per CPU core and no hyperthreading. The AMD EPYC platform has more than 260 GB/sec of memory bandwidth which is...
  25. T

    XPG SX8200 PCIe M.2 960GB SSD $221 after coupon

    Saw this on Slickdeals and thought to share :) This is a really awesome deal. I paid $260 for this same SSD via Newegg during a sale over a month ago and its back to $350. Great SSD, fast too! https://www.rakuten.com/shop/adata/product/ASX8200NP-960GT-C/ promo code BTS15
  26. GDI Lord

    NVME Storage Options for a Mobo with No M.2 Slot

    Hi What options are available to people with motherboards like mine, an MSI B150M Mortar, that doesn't have an M.2 Slot for storage? I'm currently running Win10 from a 500GB Samsung 750 EVO as my C:. I'm very happy with it, I'm just curious as to future upgrade paths. Broadly: What PCIe NVME...
  27. K

    Optane Memory - Is it for you? <Opinion/Review>

    Over the last month or so, as a result of a thread on the Optane 900p, I have been experimenting with Optane memory and Primocache. What was established in the thread was that Optane has very low latency and high performance for low queue depth loads- which generally means that for desktop...
  28. B

    Is an nvme ssd worth it on this motherboard?

    Gigabyte Z97X-SLI rev 1.0 motherboard. Gigabyte website says max speed is 10 GB/s. It currently has a SATA 3 ssd. My understanding is that SATA 3 is 600 MB/s and NVME is 3500 MB/s. I do not know how to translate GB/s to MB/s. But I am guessing a board this old would not allow NVME to...
  29. whisper

    Win 10 installed itself on two drives... why?

    I installed Win 10 on my new build this week, with the intention of having the OS on my Samsung 960 NVMe. However, I also had an empty Seagate SATA 4TB hdd connected to the mobo. I selected the NVMe as the destination to install Windows, and all appeared to proceed normally. I then tried to...
  30. FrgMstr

    NVME RAID is Here for AMD X399 Threadripper

    While AMD missed its originally promised date of September 25th, it has followed through on its promise of NVME RAID support on new X399 motherboard that support Ryzen Threadripper. AMD has posted full instructions for usage on its community pages. This all sounds like a very good use of all...
  31. L

    Best Case for NVMe Only Water-cooled PC

    Looking for advice on the best cases for a clean NVMe only build with designed room for several radiators in a custom loop. No stranger to dremel/sawsall modifications if necessary, but want a quality frame if going that route. Looking for something with a smallish footprint, i.e. not a full...
  32. A

    Samsung 960 Pro SSD over-provisioning

    Does anyone know if there is a method to add over-provisioning on the Samsung 960 Pro SSD, except making a partition of a size that is smaller than the drive capacity? E.g., there is HPA (Host Protected Area) that could be used to add over-provisioning on a SATA-drive, but it couldn't be used on...
  33. spacedrone808

    Gigabyte GA-AX370 Gaming 5 in Windows 7 with nvme ssd

    I just want to know. Is there any successful users of such weirdo combination? Looking forward to hearing from you, guys.
  34. F

    How to understand and mix Secure Boot, CSM and NVMe SSD?

    Hello. It was hard to find any info about proper windows installation on pci-e ssd, and I still have some questions, maybe somebody can halp me to understand. I've installed Win10 to M.2 NVMe with CSM fully disabled, cleared keys and secure boot at "other OS". Question is - can I boot from other...
  35. J

    X370 motherboards?

    Not interested in the Z270 motherboards or KabyLake due out January 5th 2017 they say but, I am interested in the X370 motherboards and CannonLake so, when do we get to start learning about the X370 series motherboards? 10nm CannonLake is suppose to come out in the 2nd half of 2017 and is...
  36. O

    Looking for best, basic, but awesome Asus Mobo

    I'm about to build a new 6700 Skylake system, and it's been a while since I've built a box from scratch. I'm thinking the ASUS Maximus VIII line, but their higher end boards are more than I need. Would anyone mind giving me their thoughts based on my criteria? Most dedicated lanes to support...
  37. T

    AMD AM3+ Motherboards with PCIe 3.0?

    Apparently there's only one in existence, the Sabertooth 990FX Gen3 R2.0 which came out back in 2013: SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0 - Overview I recently purchased a Samsung 950 PRO NVMe 512GB M.2 drive, along with a Lycom DT-120 adapter to use in my older Asus M5A97 R2.0 motherboard, which uses...