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Hmm wonder why that is, it should be running at PCIe 3.0 x4, Are you using the 2nd x16 slot ?


Every slot was tested, same thing. I tried some settings in the UEFI and still nothing changed. My X99 board just seems incompatible atm. ASRock's site only verified the AHCI variant to be working...which it does fine.

 

Here is the review btw: http://www.thessdreview.com/our-reviews/samsung-sm951-m-2-pcie-ssd-review-256gb-nvme-performance/

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On my phone and at work. Real quickly. Can this be used at its full speed on a x99 gigabyte soc champion? Also is it faster than 2 raid 0 850 pros? Can it be used strictly for gaming drive?
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Yes it can with the latest BIOS, Yes its twice as fast as 2x 850 Pros in RAID 0, Sure can I use it as my main drive for OS and a few games.

Since you have a 5820k cpu Id use it with a Lycom PCIe adapter card because you wont have enough lanes to utilize the Turbo M.2 socket to its full potential.
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Every slot was tested, same thing. I tried some settings in the UEFI and still nothing changed. My X99 board just seems incompatible atm. ASRock's site only verified the AHCI variant to be working...which it does fine.

Here is the review btw: http://www.thessdreview.com/our-reviews/samsung-sm951-m-2-pcie-ssd-review-256gb-nvme-performance/

Ohh i see its jsut the NVMe version thats doing this and the AHCI version seems to be un-affected.
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post #75 of 1387
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Yes it can with the latest BIOS, Yes its twice as fast as 2x 850 Pros in RAID 0, Sure can I use it as my main drive for OS and a few games.

Since you have a 5820k cpu Id use it with a Lycom PCIe adapter card because you wont have enough lanes to utilize the Turbo M.2 socket to its full potential.

So the Lycom adapter bypasses the M.2 socket and puts it on a PCI lane? And if I purchase the Lycom adapter, I can use the said SSD at its full speed?

Do you attached the ssd to the adapter? or still use the m.2 slot with the ssd and install Lycom adapter?
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Yes the Lycom bypasses the M.2 socket, You put the SM951 in the Lycom DT-120 adapter then install it into the 2nd PCIe x16 slot under the video card. This will let the Lycom run on the PCIe 3.0 lanes from the CPU.
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will pcie card help me boot from z77 or z79 motherboard with windows 8.1?
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ell, my sm951 is under water. will post pics later. temps went from 55c idle to 24c idle:)

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post #79 of 1387
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will pcie card help me boot from z77 or z79 motherboard with windows 8.1?

 

Support is iffy with older systems like that, having an adapter alone will not guarantee that your motherboard will boot from it. What matters is your motherboard's UEFI support for it.

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ell, my sm951 is under water. will post pics later. temps went from 55c idle to 24c idle:)

Sounds cool, please do.

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2mm thermal pad, EK ectotherm tim on top of the pads. I didn't remove the warranty sticker btw.:)


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