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Discussion in 'Storage & Backup' started by ae00711, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. ae00711

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  2. HobartTas

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    AFAIK there's no problem using it as a "normal drive", but yes however, your right in using it as a drive you boot from is a different issue as for example I can't do it on an X79 system unless I edit the motherboard's BIOS but later systems than that (both consumer and HEDT) apparently have no problems booting or alternatively you can buy a USB adapter for it if it's just for data recovery purposes and you have a problem with free slots or it doesn't want to work in a slot for any stupid reason e.g. https://forums.overclockers.com.au/threads/simplecom-se513-nvme-usb-c-enclosure.1272498/
     
  3. al'Thor

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    FYI you can boot from NVMe drives even if the chipset doesn't support them by using a Bootloader such as Clover
     
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    Some SSDs (like some Samsung drives) even have built in legacy boot rom so you can boot them in motherboards that don't have native nvme boot support. To Google to see which ones lol.
     
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  6. issa2006

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    flashing bios can be dangerous, and can kill you pc..

    backup and chk if you can reflash/ replace bios chio if it fails flash.

    t happen to me on z z68. luckly i had a 2nd bios onboard backup.

    you can boot any m.2 sata ssds on just about any pcs. and yu can use a nvme on a pci-e card (possibly at slower speed) (depends on pci- version and bandwith avaliable) but bootin from them are typ lock into some x99 board + and z170+ chiopsets.. unless you mod you bios chip

    on a older pc a samsung 860evo is great + yuou can use rapid mode to get speeds. o dod this with a h76 core 7 3.1ghz notebook, it reads 550 read +540 write, and with rapid mode it read 3400+ read + 2600 write.

    either way it boot up in 2 sec into windows 10 and its a 2012 notebook (sata 3) tosiba salite l850
     

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