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Hardware Samsung SSD 950 Pro Review (256GB & 512GB)

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Combatus, 11 Nov 2015.

  1. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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  2. Chris_Waddle

    Chris_Waddle Bored of the lack of desirable upgrades

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    An interesting read, especially about what was causing the capped speeds.

    I'm running an Intel 750 series on an X99 Deluxe and was wondering why I wasn't getting the speeds I thought I should from the SSD - I have my board on a base clock of 125mhz as my ram is 3000mhz
    I can set the PCI-E lanes to 3.0 (the SSD is in slot 4), but I'm wondering now if I would I be better lowering the ram speed and running a base clock of 100mhz?

    I will also add, that if I was buying now, I think that the Samsung would get my vote due to being better value for money.
     
  3. Deders

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    Chris, have you checked the PCIe power options in windows advanced power settings. I know this was causing someone else problems with the 750 despite them making sure PCIe power saving options were disabled in the bios.
     
  4. Chris_Waddle

    Chris_Waddle Bored of the lack of desirable upgrades

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    To be honest, I haven't. I will try turning that off too and see if it makes any difference. Thanks for the heads up
     
  5. [ZiiP] NaloaC

    [ZiiP] NaloaC Well-Known Member

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    If the 512GB version is any way dropped in price tomorrow, I'm picking one up...
     
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