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Nobody else bemoaning the fact that they ordered too soon and missed the $30 gift card? :(

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I'm wondering why the benchmarks are so good but the real world performance isn't much better than the 850. All the gaming and software numbers are about the same as the 850.

For anyone who has it are there any real world scenario's you actually see the 4-5x performance increase? Copying files maybe?
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Got my 256gb one installed on an add on card, took off the sticker and added 5 heatsinks, it looks sweet.

Scored 2379 first as ssd run, with 5820k at stock, it was running 3.3Ghz while as ssd was running.

The heatsinks are kind of heavy, hope they don't rip off the vnand chips.
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mine should be here tomorrow, what do you guys recommend ? win 7 or win 10 ?
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Just got my 950 Pro today. For anybody who hasn't yet gotten/ordered theirs yet and wants to know size of the controller chip so they can start ordering a cooling solution: the controller is 16mm x 16mm. I've just ordered the EnzoTech BMR-C1 which will match the black and copper theme I have in the rest of my case.
http://www.enzotechnology.com/bmr_c1.htm
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Originally Posted by Luxer View Post

I'm wondering why the benchmarks are so good but the real world performance isn't much better than the 850. All the gaming and software numbers are about the same as the 850.

For anyone who has it are there any real world scenario's you actually see the 4-5x performance increase? Copying files maybe?

its for OS use mainly you find benefit.
gaming not so much
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Even the box is sexy.................






Can anyone tell me will a clean install of win 10 pro (Not an upgrade but a new key and on a USB Drive) on this 950 will be more straight forward than the hassle I had getting win 7 pro on my SM951?

Do you have to mess around in the BIOS?

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Even the box is sexy.................






Can anyone tell me will a clean install of win 10 pro (Not an upgrade but a new key and on a USB Drive) on this 950 will be more straight forward than the hassle I had getting win 7 pro on my SM951?

Do you have to mess around in the BIOS?

(Running Asus X99 E-WS)

It should boot right up in Win 10 as long as your BIOS has the M.2 enabled. I had a total PITA today installing Win 7 (just to upgrade to 10 immediately) on mine with an EVGA X99 Micro 2 since the EVGA bios doesn't see the NVMe drive unless it's in Legacy and not UEFI.

Here's my quick bench using AS/SSD and Crystal Disk Mark. Don't know how these ended up so different but it's been a LONG time since I've benched a hard drive (5ish years now).

   
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why is it that, regardless of how fast these drives become, 4K read is always so low?
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For those with the 500gb version how big of a problem is thermal throttling?

Does it just happen with intense workloads, everyday use, etc?
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