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Can i use an NVMe M.2 drive on this board?

Goucho
Level 8
Hi there guys was thinking of upgrading an 850 evo to a M.2 PCIe NVMe.

I am running Bios 1701.
I am also running Windows 10.
The M.2 stick is 22x80.


I remember someone was having problems when the board first released but can't remember or find the post. Will the Rampage V Extreme run this stick?



Samsung SM951 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe High Performance SSD
All replies to my posts are really appreciated, thank you 🙂


Overclock results:-

GTX980 @ 1527.5MHz Core/7603MHz Memory
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Avenger411
Level 10
Hey.

Yes you can and they work as they should. I have a Samsung 950 Pro and it's working flawless. Plugged it in, booted and the bios detected it straight away. Haven't had problems with the windows installation too, was pretty much straight forward. One thing you have to make sure though is that microsofts "nvme" drivers are very bad, from what i remember, they still use "ahci.dll' crap". So if you get a samsung, donwload the samsung's nvme drivers and if you get an intel, well do the same thing :).

Max
Cpu : Intel 5930K@4.25ghz@1.2v / Cache @4.25ghz@1.20v
Cpu Cooler : Corsair H100i
Case : Corsair 780T
Memory : G.Skills 32GB DDR4-3200mhz CAS 15-15-15-35-1T@1.370v
Motherboard : Asus Rampage V Extreme (BIOS 3504)
M2 : Samsung 950 Pro NVME 512gb (Gaming)
M2 : SSD1 : OCZ RD400A 128gb (windows)
SSD1 : Crucial MX100 512gb (data)
Gfx : EVGA Titan X w/ 980 Hybrid Cooling AiO Liquid Cooler
PSU : Antec HCP-1000W
Monitor : Asus RoG Swift

Kotronas
Level 9
Get a 950 not 951 for warranty and support.

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