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post #1751 of 1822
I try it with different Fusion Driver :.==???==) and it works great i hoppe :=)

post #1752 of 1822
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I can't find that model of motherboard on the ASUS website, but Gigabyte has one with that name. Is your motherboard the Gigabyte AB350-Gaming 3?

If so, the manual seems to suggest that this is by design. Due to limited lanes, when an M.2 drive is installed the motherboard diverts the lanes from the first 2 SATA ports to the M.2 port. So nothing is damaged, the board is just trying to share the lanes. Switching the SATA ports as you have done should work fine, and if in the future you ever decide to remove the M.2 drive then the first two SATA ports should start working again.

sssshhhhh, shut up, it is Gigabyte lol. Oops.

And ahh that makes sense. I actually read the manual and it mentioned none of that. The paper one is pretty limited... should have done the full-size online one I guess. It does a ****ty job of describing what the features even ARE.

Thanks for the confirmation.
post #1753 of 1822
Were you able to fully enable bitlocker with hw encryption?
post #1754 of 1822
Keeping my eyes open for good deals on the Evo or Pro tomorrow. Leaning towards a 1TB evo, they're about $400 on Ebay right now.
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post #1755 of 1822
Hello folks just purchased a 960 evo 1tb today at full price (440 bucks, ouch!). I dont have my system yet but im curious about one thing, doing a bit of research the m.2 heatsink on my z370 board actually works and lowers temps, my question to you guys tho is should i remove the copper label before i install it under the heatsink, or is it ok to leave it on?

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Hello folks just purchased a 960 evo 1tb today at full price (440 bucks, ouch!). I dont have my system yet but im curious about one thing, doing a bit of research the m.2 heatsink on my z370 board actually works and lowers temps, my question to you guys tho is should i remove the copper label before i install it under the heatsink, or is it ok to leave it on?

Thanks.

Leave the copper label on
post #1757 of 1822
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Leave the copper label on

Sounds good, was hoping i could just leave it lol.

Here is the video where i saw my heatsink actually worked (msi is garbage tho), if anyone was curious:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwP3udC694U#t=4m55s
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post #1758 of 1822
leaving the copper label is fine, its like the IHS on CPUs, they spread heat more evenly.
post #1759 of 1822
Anybody have release note on 3B6QCXP7 for the 960 Pro? This firmware isn't up on their website. I think it has enabled doing encrypted drive - I haven't seen that option available on this SSD before.
post #1760 of 1822
No sales for Black Friday so I went ahead and bought a 960 Evo 1TB off Ebay.
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