Forum discussion tagged with M.2.
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    Replacing Samsung MZVPV512HDGL internal SSD..

    Hi, I'm looking to replace my current internal SSD (Samsung SM951 MZVPV512HDGL M.2 PCIE x 4) laptop Model Asus UX501VW with either Samsung PM981 MZVLB512HAJQ M.2 PCIe 3 x4 or Samsung 970 Pro MZ-V7P512 NVMe PCIe Gen 3 x4. The problem, I am skeptical and would like to know if my laptop will...
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    Need help to choose between M.2 or SATA 3 SSD

    I have a dell inspiron 5567 with 1TB mechanical hdd. I am planning to install an ssd of 128GB and set it as boot drive. Now as this laptop do not have M.2 slot, i have an option of using a M.2 caddy to install M.2 SSD in either optical drive slot or internal hdd area. I need suggestions to...
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    Asus ROG G751JT M.2 ACHI or NVMe PCIe SSD options?

    As I read the posts concerning the available M.2 ACHI SSD options as bootdrive for the ROG G751JT it seems that the only two options I have would be the Samsung SM951 or the older XP941, which are pretty expensive for a 500+ Gb. Are there any other options / brand / models that will work on the...
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    Lenovo Y700-15ISK Phantom Disks when connecting SSD to M.2 slot.

    *Update 02/22/2018* I found a site that i was able to download 3 version of drivers that should work with my SSD, but I am unable to install the drivers, for now, this is the site: win-raid drivers. *update* 02/20/2018 - Specification of the boot timings: Windows is installed on the the WD...
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    Upgrading HP Envy x360 (AMD) Hard Drive to NVMe M.2 SSD

    Hi guys. I recently damaged my Dell laoptop so I bought a new HP Envy x360 with AMD Ryzen 5 processor. The HP came with a standard HD but I want to upgrade the HD by replacing it with my old M.2 SSD drive from my Dell laptop. I disassembled the HP and added the M.2 drive in the provided slot...
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    Intel Optane on Lenovo Yoga 520

    Hello I just bought Lenovo Yoga 520 (Intel Core i5 8th Gen). And now, i'm planning to buy Intel Optane Memory 16/32GB. Is Intel Optane Memory 16/32GB Compatible with my laptop (Lenovo Yoga 520)? Spec: Processor: Intel Core i5 8th-Gen Memory RAM: 4GB DDR4 Storage (SATA): WD 1TB Storage (M.2...
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    M.2 wifi card installed in Half Mini PCIE slot (Atheros AR956x): Toshiba Satellite Laptop

    Hi, I have a Toshiba laptop Satellite L50-B and it came preinstalled with a Qualcomm Atheros Wifi Card. On the device manager in Windows it shows Atheros AR956x Wireless Network Adapter with Vendor ID: 168C and Device ID: 0036. I have installed Hackintosh (MacOS Sierra) on my laptop and wanted...
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    MSI GT72VR 7RD-462 question about M2 and NVMe compatibility

    Is the socket M2 of this laptop capable of using an M2 like Kingston KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD M.2? I mean use it even if not reach the max speed
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    Wondering if my future rig will be good enough for VR.

    Hello all! I am fairly tech savvy, and am working on my first PC build. I was curious if my future rig could handle an HTC Vive, and have an enjoyable experience. Here's my list: Case: Corsair Carbide Air 240 MoBo: ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII GENE CPU: Intel i7 6700K Heatsink/Cooler: Cooler Master...
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    M.2 drive upgrade for Alienware 17 R3

    Ok sometime ago I got an Alienware 17 R3 laptop as a gift it came with 128gb m.2 drive = PM871 which is funny slow. I then purchased 850 evo 512GB m.2 because of financial reasons, and now I am ready to move to a proper fast SSD. From what I understand If I order the same laptop from dell with...
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    Custom Laptop Storage Advice

    I am purchasing a custom laptop very soon. And I have been eyeing the Lafite II from PCSpecialist UK for a long time now. I have a budget of £550-£650. Needs to be small, portable but with reasonable performance. So this is the spec: CPU and Memory is pretty much staying as it is. As title...
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    Laptop does not recognize m.2 SSD. May the sockets be wrong? Or something else?

    Hello everybody. Please help me, as I don't know what's going wrong. ___________________________________________________________________________ I purchased a SSD m.2, as i know it's (b+m type m.2 ) I plugged in my m.2 slot int the laptop, however I first time deal with m.2 As I tought b+m...
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    M.2 SSD compatibility

    Hello guys, I want to know which M.2 ssd types are compatible with the MSI GP72 Leopard pro 002 laptop .. The M.2 ssd types include M.2280, M.2242 and M.2262 I assume. I want to get the samsung 850 evo M.2 SSD (M.228- 500gb), but i don't know if the laptop mentioned above supports it. Does...