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Questions tagged [ssd]

Solid-state drive; a device that uses solid-state memory to persistently store data, often as a replacement for a traditional hard drive. Because SSDs do not use mechanical seeking to access data, they can provide much higher performance than hard drives especially with random I/O operations.

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NVMe Drive not Detected on Linux

I am running Kali Linux and it won't see my NVMe m2 drive If I turn off Intel rapid storage technology in the bios then it will work but i will no be able to use windows anymore. Any way to fix this? ...
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External SSD shows too much space used (Samsung T3)

I just bought a Samsung T3 SSD (250 Gb) and brought it home. I formatted it to Mac Journaled format and transferred some photos from my other external hard disk. This transfer was almost 200GB which ...
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Two OS on two separate SSD

My laptop has one SSD with Win10 on it. I want to buy addition SSD M.2 and install ubuntu on it. I have few questions about this: I already have experience how two setup win7+ubuntu on ONE HDD, but I ...
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Why does FakeFlashTest recommend a different product? [on hold]

After passing a quick test using FakeFlashTest v1.1.1, it recommended another test using H2testw. If I were to use H2testw as suggested (testing empty space), what's the point of FakeFlashTest's "Test ...
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SSD that works reading/showing data but wont write to disk anymore

It's an old ssd, it stopped booting my linux and now after a while I realised that all the changes i make to the data is rolled back after mounting/umounting. Is there a way to confirm that it has a ...
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Wiring an SSD to USB slot internally [on hold]

I've got a defective eMMC hard drive on an HP Stream 14-ax022nr which has the drive soldered to the motherboard. Removing it isn't an option. I'd like to buy a cheap internal replacement drive ...
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Did have a risk of corruption to my disk when i migrate it

I tried to copy my current disk SSHD 1 To onto a SSD 1 To. Both of them are configured in GPT. I do the first section of this site https://www.partitionwizard.com/help/migrate-os-to-ssd-hd.html ...
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Performance of SMB share is affected by the speed of the boot drive

I have a single board computer called ROCK64 (but it seems the problem is not specific to this board) that is based on the arm64 architecture, and I am trying to build a home NAS (SMB server) with ...
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Why does it seem like 40GB of deleted files on my SSD are still taking up space a month later?

So about a month ago, I deleted about 40GBs worth of files to my recycle bin and then emptied recycle bin. My system is running on a SSD and it’s 220GB in size. Today, I had to resort to downloading ...
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Hardware requirements to receive and store 100 MegaBytes/sec [on hold]

What are the hardware requirements to be able to save up to 100 MB/s (megabytes/second) of UDP-packets coming over a local gigabit network? I have the following setup: 1 device sending up to 90 ...
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Is it possible to boot from an SSD enclosure if I have Windows To Go

Can I boot up from an SSD enclosure using Windows 10 Enterprise (which has Windows To Go) on my laptop? I am planning on using this enclosure for the Samsung 850 EVO SSD.
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How to move EFI from booting primary HDD to internal SSD

I had a machine with Windows 10 on an HDD. I installed a smaller internal SSD and installed Ubuntu 18.04. During the installation process it automatically (with my approval) set up the machine to ...
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Can I wipe a Samsung 850 Evo SSD by plugging it into another computer through an enclosure and using erase software?

I'm soon sending my computer to a repair shop and I want to wipe my SSD first before sending it in. I detatched the 850 Evo SSD from my computer and was wondering if I could connect it to a laptop ...
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which year TRIM was first used on SSD’s? [duplicate]

New here, so apologies if it has been asked before. I was curious as to whether Its known when TRIM first started being implemented into SSD’s?
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Which medium to use when rotating full backups of videos and pictures [closed]

I have 200gb of pictures and videos. I plan to institute personal backup procedure. I will have two physical copies on-site, and one physical copy off-site. The offsite one will be rotated monthly, ...
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How does Physical RAM affects file copy?

My setup: Source and destination Servers (installed in M1000e Dell enclosure): Dell Poweredge M620 (Blade servers) 2x Intel E5-2650 @ 2GHz processors 192GB RAM (DDR3, 1333Mhz Perc H310 Raid ...
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Data access speed in LUKS encrypted partition

In Linux (Fedora 28) I have my home directory LUKS encryped, when using Gnome Disk (screenshot), I can benchmark separately the underlying LUKS partition (upper blue rectangle) and the decrypted home ...
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How to format old disk after installing new boot disk? [duplicate]

I just installed a 250 GB m.2 SSD as a Windows 10 boot drive on an Acer Aspire E15. The computer previously had Windows 10 installed on a 1 TB HDD. This is what my current configuration looks like: ...
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Overwriting on SSD’s vs HDD’s [closed]

first time here, so not sure if this has been asked before. I was wondering if there is a difference with how hdd’s And sdd’s overwrite deleted files. For example, if I was too delete a few files ...
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How to check this SSD's TBW?

Is there a way to check this SSD TBW? I have tried HDsentinel, CDInfo, and even Micron Storage Executive.
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Monitor TBW by process

I bough the SSD 970EVO 500 gigabyte. The TBW limit is 300. After one week, I almost consumed 1TBW. I dunno if it's related to the installation of WIN10, plus some heavy programs like Visual Studio, ...
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Unusual slow SSD on RAID 0 performance

I'm using a ThunderBay 4 external enclosure as my main storage and backup unit. Recently I bought two 1TB Samsung EVO 860 SSD to improve performance of my data drives. I installed them using NewerTech ...
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Why is ESXi 6.7 failing registration of NVMe SSD drive?

We have developed a NVMe SSD PCIe drive that works on Linux and Windows. The card has a minimum block size of 4K. I tested the card on ESXI 6.7. The card shows up as vmhba2 but does not appear in the ...
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Using an external SSD without TRIM, mainly for read operations

For audio production involving DAWs and orchestral sample libraries, it is recommended that one use a dedicated SSD to store the sample libraries (I don't understand all the details of why this is ...
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SSD reporting 80TB of written/read data (mistake?)

I am considering buying a used tablet/pc with a SD9TN8W-256G-1006 SSD. According to CristalDiskInfo though, it has 80TB of written and read data (the disk's 'maximum' is at 100TB I think, but I am not ...
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Cloning EXTERNAL hard drive to INTERNAL hard drive

The process of cloning an internal hard drive onto an external one is pretty well described by online guides but I can't seem to find any info on the opposide. I want to replace my internal ssd with ...
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Disk partition, folder partition and RAID for dual booting [closed]

I just bought my new PC(without OS) with:1x 240GB SSD for the OS2x 1TB HDD for data and softwaresI searched on google but I'm not sure how should I partition my disks. I would like to make a dual ...
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Do I need to enable TRIM in all OS if multibooting?

I multiboot. Does one OS issuing TRIM to my SSD cover all partitions or not? I have a MacBook Pro (Core2Duo version 2.1 - late 2007) with the HDD replaced with a SSD. I am multi-booting it with ...
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Windows encrypted software raid [migrated]

Is it possible to have (preferrably with Windows-on-board tools of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016) to have a software raid mirror on 2 encrypted disks? (Locally preferred.) From what ...
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Fully clone your system from a SATA device to a NVMe device

I am working on a laptop with a 500 GB SSD, dual booting on Windows and Ubuntu. I recently bought a Samsung 960 EVO m.2 NVMe 500 GB SSD and installed it successfully. However, given the faster ...
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Bootable PCIe slot options on older computers?

On everything I have researched, everyone has said they have had success and it is no problem to get a PCIe SATA controller and boot from it on an older computer. 3-in-1 PCIe controller example. 2 ...
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Can I benefit from Intel Rapid Storage Technology Somehow with this setup?

I have laptop Msi GV62 7RD with 2 disks. SSD 1x M.2 x2 && HDD 1x 2.5" SATA HDD So basicly 1TB HDD Sata + 128GB M.2 SSD My operating system (Windows 10 Pro) is installed on the M.2 SSD ...
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I have i3-7100 ,12gb ram , 3tb hdd and a 120gb ssd

Okay so I have i3-7100 ,12gb ram , 3tb hdd and a 120gb ssd I wanna migrate my os to my ssd ,but for some reason my os is 1.7Tb lol https://gyazo.com/e8181ef47abcc70db85292ada8bb3fb3 and my sdd is ...
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PC stuck on “Press Del or F2 to enter UEFI BIOS”. What to do?

I have a Dual Boot Setup with Windows 10 on a 250GB SSD (SSD1) & Ubuntu on a 128GB SSD (SSD2). Running on a Z97-Pro Gamer Motherboard with an Intel I7-4790K, Nvidia GTX 970 & 16GB of RAM. ...
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Why does my drive c: keep filling up? [duplicate]

Why does my C: drive, under MS Windows 8.1 keep filling up with garbage? Parameters: 228GB SSD hiberfile: 26.8GB pagefile: 19.9GB swapfile: 16.8Megabytes I searched for large system files but only ...
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How to mount “extra” SSD

I recently bought a new SSD to replace an older one that's been in use for almost 10 years and that I strongly suspected was failing due to an error I got during the boot process. It turns out that ...
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System Image and Backup& Restore

I know there is threads talking about these 2 concepts, but I still have a few questions. So I have 3 physical drives (Drive C,D,E). My C drive contains my OS (Windows 10 already activated, so will be ...
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Is there a way to check the actual SATA II/III connection of your drives?

I have an Acer Aspire M3985 with a B75 chipset, IPIMB-AR rev 1.02A MoBo, which is supposed to have one SATA 3 and five SATA 2 ports. I tried using CrystalDiskInfo, HD Tune and AIDA64 to understand if ...
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DELL T3500 - Bootable SSD with PCIe possible and faster than SATA II? [on hold]

Brand new here, so thanks for your expertise in advance! I have an older DELL T3500 workstation that I've upgraded with a (relatively speaking) blazingly fast 6 core W3690 CPU with a CPU Mark of 9164,...
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Adding a 2.5" SSD to a Fujitsu PRIMERGY TX1310 M1

The Fujitsu Primergy TX1310 M1 is only listed as having four 3.5" drive bays in all it's documentation, however within the case there is also an extra bays that is slightly smaller and does not come ...
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What are the best ways to make use of my SSD's extra capacity? [closed]

I recently bought a new SSD to replace an old one with less capacity. Previously I'd only used the old SSD as a boot/Program Files drive, but only half of the new SSD is taken up by the C:\ partition, ...
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My laptop doesn't recognize USB 3.1 C external SSD's

I'm on Windows 10 pro, and I’m attaching an NVMe SSD in an external enclosure using a USB Type C 3.1 to USB Type C 3.1 cable, and a Samsung T5 Portable SSD - 1TB - USB 3.1 External SSD (MU-PA1T0B/AM) ...
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linux ubuntu not recognizing my new ssd

I just installed a new Samsung ssd onto my linux ubuntu computer, but when I go to settings and to about, it only shows my 1Tb hard drive, not my 480 gb ssd
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Debian on SSD not recognised after installing Windows 10

So due to school-related reasons I am required to have Windows. So I got it installed. Problem is that now my BIOS won't detect the SSD, but the HDD on which Windows is. Is there any way to fix this ...
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How do I know whether my disk C: is on the SSD or on the HDD? [closed]

I bought an SSD and I cloned the system from the HDD to the SSD using the Minitool Partition Wizard, then changed the boot order in the BIOS and rebooted. I have two disks called OS visible in the ...
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Can GX470AORUSUG support one M.2. SSD NVME + One RTX 2080 GPU + One 10Gbs Ethernet Network adapter at PCIE 2.0 X4 5GT/s?

I want to buy a Ryzen 2700X based PC with the following motherboard: https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/X470-AORUS-ULTRA-GAMING-rev-10#sp I wish to put in this PC one NVIDIA RTX 2080 GPU. One NVME ...
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Cloned my hard drive to SSD but not Windows 10 is not booting up

I used easeus clone software to clone my hard drive to SSD(Samsung 1 TB SSD). The clone process took good amount of time(more than 4 hours) as i think it has lot to clone. After that when i put the ...
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replacing C: with larger M.2 NVme drive and move programs installed on D: to the new M.2 drive

I have a DELL Desktop Computer XPS XPS8920-7581SLV-PUS Intel Core i7 7th Gen 7700 desktop running Windows 10 Pro with the Toshiba 250 GB M.2 NVme drive as the C: drive and a 1TB hard disk as the D: ...
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Running Virtualization with an External SSD

I work as a Malware Analyst, and therefore, using VM's is a constant to being sure that my network is safe. I am at the point now that running 3 different VM's on my Dell Latitude, has sucked my ...
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Fix for CRC Error

I have an SSD with a CRC Error. When I connect the drive to the PC, it does not appear as a drive (with associated drive letter) so I cannot run CHKDSK against it but it does appear in Disk Management....