Samsung SSD

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    Amazon Storage Sale: Save Over 50 Percent on Samsung SSDs

    From USB drives to SSDs, save big on these Samsung storage devices. Amazon Storage Sale: Save Over 50 Percent on Samsung SSDs : Read more
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    Delete this thread

    DELETE this thread, delete delete delete. Delete this thread oh please delete this thread and thank you very much, People are of no help delete this thread please
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    M.2 SSD Not detected, HP ENVY

    To anyone that can help: I have a HP envy x360 M6-W105DX convertible laptop. It has an M.2 slot compatible with an 256GB SATA TLC M.2 SSD (manual linked below) To that end i purchased a Samsung EVO 860 SATA 250GB V-NAND SSD (linked below) and installed it into the slot. The Problem: The SSD...
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    BSOD in Latitude 7480 after NVMe M.2 SSD installed

    I own a 10 months old DELL latitude 7480. I needed more disk space so I replaced the OEM 256GB Toshiba HDD card with a new Samsung 512GB, 970 EVO NVMe M.2. The laptop works Ok and is fast enough with the new card but it produces regular BSOD (blue screens of death). At the beginning the error...
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    System Crash Issue

    I have an Acer Aspire 5750G Laptop. Specifications : Intel Core i3 2310M, 4GB DDR3 RAM, Samsung SSD 750EVO (Upgraded from normal hard drive in december 2016)**, Nvidia GeForce GT520M, running on Windows 7 Home Premium. The first problem I am facing is that, after every boot up, I cannot load...
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    Is a 1TB Samsung 960 EVO M.2 PCI-E NVME SSD compatible to replace the current HDD in my Dell XPS 15 9560 Core i7-7700HQ?

    Hey! So I bought a Dell XPS 15 9560 Core i7-7700HQ 32GB 1TB (full specs here: https://www.laptopsdirect.co.uk/dell-xps-15-9560-core-i7-7700hq-32gb-1tb-15.6-inch-windows-10-professional-pk9p6/version.asp) I want to swap out the current 1TB HDD for a 1TB Samsung 960 EVO M.2 PCI-E NVME SSD, for...
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    Hidden partition inside a partition in a new Samsung 850 EVO SSD

    I bought a new Samsung 850 EVO SSD 250 GB. Then, I used Samsung Data Migration Software to migrate all data from my old hard drive. The new drive booted smoothly but when I checked my disk partitions, there is only 1 partition C (the old one has two : C and D). And that 1 partition used space is...
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    Lenovo laptop too slow

    Hello everyone, I have this laptop Laptop Lenovo Yoga 500-14 - 14.0" (i7-6500U/8GB/128GB) intel Core i7-6500U 2.50 GHz 250GB SSD (http://www.samsung.com/semiconductor/minisite/ssd/product/consumer/860evo/ ) 14.0" LED FHD IPS Anti-Glare touch intel graphics 520 The problem that i have...
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    Transfer preloaded win7 to new ssd

    Hi, I’m using a toshiba laptop been years, recently I bought a Samsung SSD 850, I like to find out is there a way to clone my hdd preloaded win7 to my SSD? Because it come with 2 version and I need both so in between I can reformat it for 32 or 64 bits. Thank you very much.
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    Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5-1470 Black Screen after SSD Install

    Recently, I purchased a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5-1470 and added a 500GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO to the empty 2.5-inch SATA space. After finishing the install, my laptop appears to turn on (power button stays illuminated and USB ports charge phones) but the screen stays black and doesn’t turn on. I...
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    how can find my samsung j phone using my imei 358215082801038

    please help me track my samsung j2 prime phone using the imei number it was stolen
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    Will this SSD fit in my laptop? (14" HP Pavilion dm4-2070us)

    Will my HP Pavilion dm4-2070us accept the Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E500B/AM)?
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    New laptop build questions

    So I've recently decided to buy a new laptop and decided on a clevo P870DM-G from ava direct. I've never build a custom laptop and have had a lot of questions recently and Google isn't quite specific enough to help me out. Any tech-savvy people out there? Main questions are which SSD to load the...
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    My laptop can't restart.

    so my msi ge72 apache pro 6qf laptop can't restart now. i just got a samsung ssd pro 960 512 gb and everything works ok but when i restart if i need to install some new software it is just stuck on the MSI lgo on the boot. then i have to power down and power back up via the power button. what do...
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    1060 or 1070

    Just bought an alienware 17 with 1060 with 6gb and 256 pcie. But I went to Best Buy and they had the same model for $100 more and it comes with the 1070 8gb and 128 Samsung ssd. Should I return it and get this one, but it also said at Best Buy that they are limited?
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    Samsung SSD 128gb pm830 clean

    Need to clean a Samsung ssd 128 GB pm 830 sat a 6.0 gbs. Want to install a windows 7 os.
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    Windows 10 Blue Screens After Install - Updates Freeze - Programs don't install - now same happens for Windows 7

    I have an Acer V3-551-8469 I decided to pull it out of my book bag and install Windows 10 so that I can use it alongside my desktop PC I've built. This Acer has (2) 4GB of RAM = totals 8GB. Samsung Evo 850 250GB SSD. When I install Windows 10, it works up to the point after it sets up my...
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    My Dell Inspiron 15-5547 will not turn off- usually.

    Hi, I have a Dell Inspiron 15-5547, and as the title states it will not completely shut down. I have tried a Reset (Windows 10), and it did not solve the issue. My guess is what is causing this issue to happen is the new Samsung EVO SSD I installed around the same time this started happening...
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    New Samsung SSD Not Read by Computer

    Hello! I realize that there are a few threads regarding a similar subject, but none of them really touch on the problem I'm having. So, I have a new Dell Inspiron 15 7559, and I've been trying to clone over the existing HDD to an 850 EVO Samsung SSD. I'm using a StarTech.com USB 3.0 2.5" SATA...
  20. chris_shadez

    2 minute Power-On to Desktop - with new SSD Win10

    Gotten used to the speed of SSD boot to desktop and loading times so upgrading laptops HDD to SSD but experiencing such long delay compared to my PC's 3-5sec boot to desktop... Windows 8.1 on original HDD had approx. 3min boot, upgrade to Win10 approx 4.5min to desktop. Laptop - HP Pavilion...
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    Upgrade SSD on Zenbook Pro UX501VW?

    Hey everyone, I've been looking into getting the Asus Zenbook Pro UX501VW. Before I do though, I'd like to know if anyone can confirm if the SSD is upgradeable? More specifically could I install a 512GB Samsung Pro 950 (seen here: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147467)...
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    Massive frame drop when recording gameplay

    My rig: ASUS Z97-Pro (Wi-Fi ac) Intel Core i7-4790K Gigabyte GTX 980 ti Samsung SSD 850Evo 250 gb (Win) WD black 1GB Ram 16 EVGA Supernova 80 Gold 650W Win 10 Pro Asus ROG PG279 I've tried both shadowplay and obs, but the video quality is terrible.... I have also changed record setting in...
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    MSI GE62 6QD and Samsung 950 pro

    Hi I've searched the forum and the only similarity was a deleted thread. I just bought a GE62 6QD, I´ve replaced the hdd with a 850 evo and the m.2 with a 950 pro. I´ve reinstalled windows 10, but I cant manage to install it on the 950. I see the M.2 does not appear on the BIOS in either UEFI...
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    Asus ROG GL752VW upgrade

    can i upgrade my Asus ROG GL752VW with Samsung SSD 850 EVO M.2 SATA 500GB and Corsair SO-DIMM DDR4 16GB PC19200 - CMSX16GX4M2A2400C16 (2X8GB) ?
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    Samsung Magician software won't recognise a Samsung SSD in a Samsung notebook

    My client's notebook has become far too slow for an SSD-equipped PC, so I downloaded Magician and it reports, rather alarmingly, that the disk drive is a SAMSUNG MZMTD128HAFV-000 (119.24 GB), shows the serial number, firmware revision level and free vs used capacity, but that's about all. Drive...
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    SSD not detected on Dell 5759 Samsung EVO 850 can't install windows

    I have removed the factory HDD and installed the Samsung SSD 850 EVO. It's showing up in the BIOS on SATA 0. I have my Windows install on a USB stick. It boots into Windows setup just fine but then prompts me for a driver and does not see any drive or device. So i extracted the SATA drivers from...
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    External Samsung Pro SSD 2TB or Samsung Portable SSD T3 2TB

    Hi everyone, I'm looking at purchasing the Samsung Pro 850 SSD (2TB) for external use and future internal use - just wondering if it runs slower when installed in an external drive? Initially I had looked at the Samsung Portable SSD T3 (2TB) to back up my critical data however it has the...
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    Screen flickers 4 times at booting after ssd installation

    Hi, I've recently been having a problem when booting my laptop.I just got a new ssd, a samsung 850 evo. I used its software to clone it and installed it into my laptop. The problem is that when I'm booting I'm not seeing such big improvement, and the screen just flickers like 4 times after it...
  29. zamandguth

    Laptop shutdown, sleep and restart issues.

    Hi, As far as I'm aware, these problems are not related but they could be. My situation is that I bought the HP Pavilion 14 about 10 months ago and upgraded the RAM from 4gb to 8gb, no problems. Last week I upgraded the HDD from a 750gb WD blue sata 7200rpm drive to a Samsung 850 evo 500gb ssd...
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    New laptop, BSOD, Memtest, Windows 10, SSD.

    Hi guys, im really going nuts here and hope someone is able to help me out. I'll try and keep it short. I bought a new laptop last week Asus n551-JB with following specs: -Intel® Core i7 - 4720HQ Processor -DDR3L 1600 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SO-DIMM socket -1TB 5400/7200 RPM -Integrated Intel® HD...
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    Buy and upgrade thinkpad t400?

    Hi, I need a laptop badly but I don't have the budget to buy the one I want/need. So for now I am willing to buy one second-handed laptop. A friend of mine is selling his lenovo thinkpad t400 (without the external gpu model). It's used for 4 years. it's condition::: --heats up quickly --has...
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    Samsung SSD 850 EVO Help!

    I am going to try again. I recently installed this hard drive due to a failing one. Since that time windows 10 has been trying to load and it will not due to the following ( windows cannot open the partition on this hard drive). I was told by Microsoft to make the 100MB partition larger to let...
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    Samsung 850 Evo or HyperX Savage?

    Newegg has a deal on the HyperX Savage SSD. The specs show it has a higher read/write speed than a Samsung 850 Evo. Anyone know if it compares in real world performance...
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    Samsung 850 EVO

    Hello, i just bought this SSD, installed Win7, drivers, chrome and AVG with AVG TUNE UP, and then i installed Magician software from CD. Problem is this small sequential read value. Why is soo small ? Rapid mode is off, I have notebook. I really dont know how to fix it. Tried: defragmentation...
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    Put my laptop on damp surface, and some other problems

    Hey guys, I accidentally put my laptop onto a damp surface for a couple of seconds. Would moisture have gotten in through the gaps on the bottom of the chassis? Also, I then the laptop upside down on my lap, and a fairly largish crumb like thing fell into one of the gaps where the ssd bay is...
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    Upgrade storage of Lenovo Y510P for better performance

    Hello everyone, I live in India. I currently own a Lenovo Y510P laptop with the following specifications. Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.4 GHz (Turbo boost upto 3.4 GHz) processor 8 GB RAM 1TB 5400rpm hard disk Nvidia 755m graphics card I use my laptop to browse the internet, watch a lot of tv shows...
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    Putting an SSD into GP60 2QF LEOPARD PRO

    Hi, I would like to add an SSD to my laptop. The problem is it says upto 128GB SSD. I have a spare msata Samsung 850 250GB that I would like to add to it. Is it possible to add a 250GB SSD? I heard someone has done it before with no issues. Link to laptops...
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    Lenovo Z50-70 Upgrades?

    Hi I recently bought a z50-70 I was wondering what upgrades are available, I have already upgraded to an SSD, And 8GB of ram, I want to see if I can upgrade the keyboard , maybe to backlight, also what can I do with the optical drive slot, what mods are available for this, and is there any way...
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    Samsung SSD 850V 500 GB

    Hi, I did cloning of Windows 7 Operating system using Samsung Magician software... when I am trying to create another partition it barely shrinks the C drive to 3476 Mbs only... Any suggestions please? Regards Hiten
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    Add SSD and Move OS on brand new computer

    Good Morning, I had asked a question last week here - http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2582627/add-additional-ssd-asus-n550jk.html and I'd like to thank everyone for their answers. I bought the rest of the hardware to make this switch and the computer ended up having issues at the end of...
  41. fooball

    Why do some laptops battery lives last longer than same-hardware others?

    Hi, I have a Eurocom M3 (aka clevo w230st) with i7-4700mq, 12gb ram, 1x 128gb msata ssd, 1x 7200rpm 500gb hdd, 1080p 13.3" screen, GTX 765m. Looking up numerous reviews for other laptops, I realized that my laptop's battery life is horrible compared to similar spec laptops like the Razer Blade...
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    Red Dragon Gaming Machine

    I have selected these parts for my gaming pc, I am really not sure about the watts i want for power supply ? All suggestion are welcomes and kindly tell the things I need to keep an eye out for : [PCPartPicker part list](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/syn423) / [Price breakdown by...
  43. Zerosleep

    Need Help Selecting a New Laptop for Work

    Hey Guys, I am looking to buy a new laptop and have a budget of around $900 My current laptop is a Dell N5050 Celeron, 6 Gb Ram and 500 Gb HDD My current work on the laptop mainly consist of - Photoshop (not too advanced), Outlook (loads of work on outlook), Multi window browsing on Chrome...
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    help getting a good laptop

    hello guys,i can't find a good laptop that is not for gaming,i want a normal laptop,but i need it with an i7 extreme cpu and WITHOUT GPU bec it's not for gaming,i need 16 GB of RAM at 1600 mhz and 512 GB SSD(samsung 850 pro plz) and full hd 1080 p 15.6 inch screen atleast,but 17'' or higher is...
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    Looking for a new laptop

    I have a budget of about £1800/1900 It must have 16gb of ram And a 1tb samsung ssd A graphics card with at least 3gb of vRam Also, must have at least a 17" screen Weight is not a concern, i would prefer a thicker laptop if the cooling is better So far i have considered buying the MSI GT70...
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    Lenovo Y50 -- Replaced hard drive with new SSD, now having WiFi driver issues

    Hello, I recently purchased a Lenovo Y50 and replaced the hard drive with a Samsung SSD. Initially, I cloned the original drive on to the new SSD and everything was fine. Then I attempted to perform a factory reset and was told that I didn't have the recovery media. Apparently there is a...
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    Dell Inspiron 1545 SSD Upgrade+ Dual Boot

    I am a computer upgrade noob and I am starting a project on my old dell laptop. My goals are to make my laptop really cool, faster and to learn and have fun. I am planning on using the Samsung EVO840 256GB SDD 2.5" I want to remove my HDD, and install an SDD. I am thinking of leaving my...
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    SSD replacement fails

    Hi there, I just got a new SSD (Samsung 850 EVO 256 GB) to replace the existing stock smaller Samsung SSD that was already in my Dell Latitude E6410 laptop. The new drive is only about 1/8" smaller than the old one length-wise but that's enough to not work together with the caddy. Without it...
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    When installing Windows 8.1 x64 i get a BSOD stating IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

    Hello everyone! When I was in high school, I used an HP ProBook 4330 s. This computer has no physical damage to it, so I figured I would upgrade it and use it for some reasearch and document editing. Now, I installed an E-sata Samsung 840 PRO SSD with a capacity of 120 gig. This is more than...
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    Sony vegas rendering time

    hello, i bought new computer few days ago here the spec: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 120GB SATA3 2.5 inch Intel Core i7-4790 3.6Ghz 4.0 Ghz Turbo LGA1150 Hynix Original 8GB DDR3 1600 Gigabyte GTX 970 WF3 4GB Retail i recorded gameplay of few new games and tried to render them but it takes 60 minutes...
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    replacing hdd in hp probook 4740s with a samsung ssd?

    Hi I currently have a slow hdd in my hp probook 4740s laptop. Instead of going ahead and building a whole new small itx build, will it be possible to swap out the hdd and input a ssd without any issues? if possible then will it be easy to move the os and everything onto the ssd? Thanks
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    Should i upgrade or buy new laptop ?

    My current Laptop Hp Pavillion G6 2005 AX Config is : AMD APU Quad Core A8 4GB RAM HDD 500 GB 1 GB AMD Radeon HD 7670M Dedicated 512 MB AMD Radeon HD 7640G Graphics Integrated I'm thinking to upgrade to: Samsung Electronics 840 EVO-Series 250GB 8 GB Ram What should i do ? Upgrade or buy...
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    Samsung 840 EVO & Corsair Vengeance 8GB RAM on mid 2012 Macbook Pro

    Hello Everyone, I'm getting a 8GB Corsair Vengeance (CL9, 1.35V), and a Samsung 840 EVO (250GB) for upgrading my mid 2012 Macbook pro. Are these a good buy? Any recommendations? I want to set-up the OS on the new SSD, I want to start afresh, and do not want to clone my existing HDD. [Also I...
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    Need new computer for programming student

    I am about to start school and looking for a new laptop. I want it to be smaller than 17" and not too heavy. I am looking to spend $1600 or less. I need it for regular school work as well as programming classes such as; linux, java, c++ and more. I saw the following two but not sure if either...
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    Asus N550JK Problem with Windows 8.1 Install

    The actual title of this thread my be a bit deceiving but its the closest I could come to what the actual problem is. Recently, I've purchased an Asus N550JK and its a very excellent laptop. When ordering, I also bought an SSD to go with it. To go about using Windows 8.1 on my system, I figured...
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    Setup two PC stream

    Hi guys , i play alot of FPS games and i enjoy streaming While i play ,, My old pc is suffering when I stream , and a decent frame rate 150-180 drops to 35-60.. My old PC spec is : 2 x AMD 5850 crossfire Intel i7 2600k @4,5 ghz 16Gb corsair 1866 MHz MB Gigabyte p67h ud7 usb3 Psu corsair AX1200i...
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    Which SSD (msata) should I get for my laptop?

    hi all, 1) kingston ms200 120gb (around 55-60 quid) 2) samsung 840 evo 120gb (around 70) so price wise, similar. which is better? or do you have another suggestion. my laptop is an msi ge60
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    MSI GE60 Upgrade - HELP?!

    Hi all, Hope you can help. Im a bit of a noob regarding upgrading software. So, I am looking to upgrade to main parts on my lappy. 1) I want to install a msata SSD (my laptop has a slot for one). 2) I want to upgrade my RAM from 8gb to 16gb. Currently, my laptop is using- i5 processor, GT650...
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    chronos series 7 laptop out of memory error

    My Chronos Series 7 Laptop bought a year ago has had a problem for a long while where it will sit there with nothing running on it but the basics. in fact there is maybe 2 or 3 programs that I installed on the machine and nothing more. If it sits running for a time and the time varies from hours...