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post #2391 of 4083
I have finally ordered -E WS/3.1 mobo:)
it was 2 left in stock and they didnt know when they would get the board back in stock if I waited any longer to buy it. I couldnt risk waiting any longer because Im gonna build the pc in the winter vacation which is in 3weeks.
Only thing that sucks I cant build anything yet:(. gonna have to wait for the other parts,gonna try and order most in 1 go so I can get a discount from the online shop. the mb will be here before this weekend:D
post #2392 of 4083
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Originally Posted by MatsGlobetrotte View Post

How I got it work the easiest was as follows.

1. Disconnect any SSD or HDD and any DVD drive USB sticks and so forth.
2. In the bios EXIT menu - Load Optimized Defaults.
3. Under Boot Menu. go to CSM menu and set the following
Launch CSM - Enabled
Boot Device Control - UEFI only
Boot from network devices - Ignore
Boot from storage devices - UEFI Driver First
Boot from PCI/PCIE - UEFI Driver First.

3. under Boot menu go to Secure Boot
OS Type - Windows UEFI Mode.
4. Under Key management
- Clear secure boot keys. then load default boot keys.
5. Save changes and Reset computer. Then close down computer
6. Install 950 pro M.2 and DVD drive (unless you intend to install from USB)
7. Plug in USB with Windows 7 (I used 64 bit) install files.
8. start computer.
9. Let it boot from USB or DVD
10. Start Windows install.
11. It will not find any disk to install windows on so will ask for driver.
12. Put in a USB stick with the Nmve Driver. (note you can not use the Samsung executable driver package) u need a real driver with .inf and . sys files only
it might take a few seconds for windows to recognize the new USB. if it does not in one port just move to another o the backpanel of MB.
13. I used the WHQL drivers found on this page https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/3rvoop/samsung_950_pro_nvme_ssd_windows_7_64/
or the direct link to the driver - https://mega.nz/#!pIVwgQJR!QflHgOo6SPc8dOUcB1FCFTgMKE0z09n81cDCG-PymgUh
I have also tried and install previously with a Windows/Intel nvme driver and have found no difference in performance between them.

14. with the driver installed see if the installer accept that it can install on the non partitioned non formatted Nmve drive. Then proceed. Alternatively if it does not try to format it with the function on the same screen.
15. continue with installation.
16. process should now be complete. on my machine i see a Windows Boot Manager as one of the drives. I started up the machine and got the expected speed from the 950 Pro M.2
17. Install the latest version of Samsung Magician ver 4.9 as earlier versions cant be used fully with the 950

Meanwhile if at first you see lower speeds around 1600 MB/s on read it is most likely due to the 950 pro M.2 getting too hot and throttle down. Thus either put some chip-coolers on it with some fan blowing towards it.

thank you so much for that guide,ive been looking throuh several sites,videos on youtube that says different things regarding installing on win7 64 on the 950 nvme.
I have 2 links open tho,maybee you could give your thought on these.
http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=wk_149537_1&swEnvOid=4059#tab3
https://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?id=20150609153048030&board_id=1&model=Z97-DELUXE&page=1&SLanguage=en-us
Edited by zlpw0ker - 2/2/16 at 6:18am
post #2393 of 4083
What is the reason for refraining from Windows 10. I was an early adopter and have also been an avid Windows user since 1993. I have found workarounds for every annoying "upgrade feature". From Start 10 to Winaero Tweaker. I have owned both the X99-E WS and now the USB 3.1 version of this board. I also am using a Intel SSD 750 PCIe for boot and have a Samsung SM951 512gb NVME in the M.2 slot. From the moment I installed this board I had zero issues installing Win 8 and later Win 10. Both times I installed the OS from the BIOS. I found it a minor inconvenience that the drives don't show up in the BIOS, but that didn't prevent the board from detecting and allowing Windows to give me the option to choose the proper install drive. In addition to the two drives I mentioned, I also have five Western Digital NAS drives for Raid 10 and 1 more Samsung SATA SSD attached. All drives were connected during initial Windows installation and I didn't have to use any "workarounds" to obtain the desired results. The only thing I had to do was enable CSM and adjust the boot order.
post #2394 of 4083
Not sure who is refraining from using windows 10. I use since day one it came out but its not the platform if doing OC while taking part on HWBOT as for most benchmarks results wont be valid.

As for the minor inconvenience, yes indeed for an average user it might be ok to just run the win 10 install using CSM and make no care of that the NMVE dont show up in bios. However then why did ASUS put a specific feature in there to detect it? and how do you know you get the maximum performance out off the machine? I guess the main reason people on this forum discuss these things is to ensure that you actually get out of the machine what was intended by ASUS, SAMSUNG on the machine.

I mean why try tweak down the timing on a 3000Mhz Ram if it was not for the technical interest of getting it to work optimum.

Using an old Legacy driver by Microsoft from 2006 to activate a brand new NMVE drive does not sound right. neither does the fact that with the Samsung installer kit you cant even install the Samsung driver until you have a fully booted windows. with then Windows stating you already had the latest driver 2006 and that you now somehow run it in Legacy mode.

I have already seen that I cant use my 3400 Gskil Ram up to the specified speed it runs stabile at 2800 and occasionally on 3000. Thus this is just another quirk that might not be there if I for example got a MSI card?
post #2395 of 4083
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Originally Posted by MatsGlobetrotte View Post

Not sure who is refraining from using windows 10. I use since day one it came out but its not the platform if doing OC while taking part on HWBOT as for most benchmarks results wont be valid.

As for the minor inconvenience, yes indeed for an average user it might be ok to just run the win 10 install using CSM and make no care of that the NMVE dont show up in bios. However then why did ASUS put a specific feature in there to detect it? and how do you know you get the maximum performance out off the machine? I guess the main reason people on this forum discuss these things is to ensure that you actually get out of the machine what was intended by ASUS, SAMSUNG on the machine.

I mean why try tweak down the timing on a 3000Mhz Ram if it was not for the technical interest of getting it to work optimum.

Using an old Legacy driver by Microsoft from 2006 to activate a brand new NMVE drive does not sound right. neither does the fact that with the Samsung installer kit you cant even install the Samsung driver until you have a fully booted windows. with then Windows stating you already had the latest driver 2006 and that you now somehow run it in Legacy mode.

I have already seen that I cant use my 3400 Gskil Ram up to the specified speed it runs stabile at 2800 and occasionally on 3000. Thus this is just another quirk that might not be there if I for example got a MSI card?

I agree that this board easily falls into the "enthusiast" category, but look at the primary purpose of this board. Work Station. Meaning the classification of this board gives Asus some leeway for BIOS adjustments pertaining to overclocking, and issues related to NVME drives not showing up in the BIOS. Asus's primary focus for this board is to ensure that it meets the demands of the individuals who require a stable reliable board for work related tasks. This board meets those demands. Because of the flexibility and robust features of this board Asus understands that it will also be attractive to the gaming community. Thus providing overclocking features. Most business and educational organizations that this board was intended for won't be overclocking. Their are other X99 boards that Asus designs that ARE better suited for the gaming community. Perhaps those boards offer a better BIOS to meet their demands. As far as being able to determine that your NVME drive is reaching it's maximum potential, their are plenty of benchmark programs to make that determination. I haven't discovered any issues pertaining to lack of performance on my NVME drives. In my system I've found that GPU and CPU performance to have a much greater impact on overall system performance.
post #2396 of 4083
Enjoy the board as you wish, I do. Indeed it is a Workstation board and workstations demand the full specs without any OC and I like to put it to test and have 4.9Ghz under water with 4.65 Ghz in normal 24/7 hour use. But neither you nor me know if we get max read/write rates the way it is now of the interaction between the boards actual capability and the M.2. And yes I did do the test with benchmarks as you can see and am pretty happy with the results. The guideline is there for who wants it, for anyone who does not. well the choice is easy ;-) I was asked to put it there and so I did. if it helps someone to learn or get their system up and running as the manuals in general are scarce i am all for it.

The fact remain and you can look at this screen from the Bios and it is a feature I among others would like to use as I bought the MB based on such evaluations.

1. The driver dont show up in bios. which is supposed to be a feature for the X99-E WS.

2. Turning off the CSM will give issues with the drive. yet it is a feature of the board to run it that way.







If anyone know how to install the required files shown on the black screen and actually make it work please let me know. would be fun to test!

I am not here to be told that this is not the forum to discuss such improvements, nor to be told use the card and keep quiet.
post #2397 of 4083
I finally picked up the -E WS/3.1 version,and I ordered it 2 days ago at this hour/evening.Sadly I cant build my pc yet since I need to order the rest of the hw parts,there are still some unanswered questions and some parts that are not i stock,but I will get my RAM this week.
Edited by zlpw0ker - 2/4/16 at 3:22am
post #2398 of 4083
I've been waiting for one to get into stock for 3 weeks. I installed a EVGA Classified x99, but that bricked. So I picked up a Asus X99 Deluxe USB 3.1. I am so happy with the feature set on this motherboard, I'm unsure I will want to install the WS 3.1 when it does finally ship.

Sooo I called every web store and local store I could think of for 7 days straight, and everybody is saying they've been out for some time, and if they get any, they're gone fast.
Only listings I've seen are in UK, Sweden, Netherlands... oh and a couple in Italy. But I am in CA, US... so that isn't really realistic for shipping.


Where are you guys finding them in stock?

Edit: BTW, I preordered on Jan 20th w/ B&H for $527.I realize there is a listing on Amazon that is marked up significantly.
Edited by Johndog - 2/4/16 at 5:18pm
post #2399 of 4083
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Originally Posted by zlpw0ker View Post

if I tweak the RAM speed, I have to use a cooling system for it or?
Ive read up page 40 on this thread,and all sort of problems appear when you start to overclock CPU and RAM and such,boot problems with voltage.
So how does it work? If I buy 2800 and I can tweak it to 3200?
and the second pic, is that something that I have to change manually or? do they get there auto as you mentioned?
And I cant find 3200 where I live in Norway,not atleast 32gb.And im not into water cooling like that.I just want a good cpu cooler and some good FANs.
Im into more of a storage kind of pc rather than full water cooled pc,Im terrified of open water cooling system that it leaks or that I did something wrong.


Sorry for a bit late you can used ebay

http://www.ebay.com/itm/G-SKILL-TridentZ-Series-32GB-4-x-8GB-288-Pin-DDR4-SDRAM-DDR4-3200-PC4-25600-/381512873148?hash=item58d3f074bc:g:1zsAAOSwJkJWjlWZ

The 14-14-14-34 DDR4 3200 speed is better and stable and i would get 2 or 1 kit of these. These memory are Samsung ICS chips. The old one that I have is a SK hynix as the 980 GTX Ti and the 780 GTX TI used. It get bit warm as comparing the Samsung. And the new memory is a lot stabbiler and quicker timing. I try less timing it works and i got passed about 12-12-12-34 1.450V at right at 3200 by clicking on it speed channel from the bios. As far as overclock the rams I got past about 3532 after that it won't passed till I boast the memory voltages to 1.500. And it get hot at that point.

You can get 3100/3200 speed maybe 3300 depens how you clock them out the 2800 speed but it won't be stable at 15-15-15-36 at 1.450v maybe at 1.5 but you would get warm kind of hot maybe put a fan it cools it down it depend what ICS chips you get out of these memory company they shotter the board for different types of transistors and other type of stuff of resistors and VRM fuse of how the max of voltages can rely on the PCB. But never know it could be a 2633 overclocked to 2800 without even knowing. It up to you I rather get a rated speed memory and then set the clock and go and it cold stable fast memory. You could might bump the timing to 13-13-13-33 1.450v with no problems with these sammy and stayed cooled from a 3200 speed memory.

I am waiting on the Samsung new workstation 2400 DDR4 ECC Registered 14-14-14-34 at 1.350v. memory

As far as a CPU cooler Thermalright is nice and Cooler master is nice and you can get a CORSAIR Hydro Series H50 for 50 bucks on ebay. Or Cryorig

Remember the less the timing the faster the rams goes at it rated speed.

Then your computer goes faster.
Edited by MasterCyclone3D - 2/5/16 at 1:26am
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This is all Samsung 4 drives in SSD SATA RAID 0 from Intel. I think I bottom out. Not to sure so I got 2 more Samsung drive thinking to go ahead and reload windows 7 ultimate 64bit again with 6 SATA RAID 0 witll be at 1.4 TB. I might do windows 10 pro I am not sure about it.
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