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M.2 SSD users... getting advertised read/write?

ITreefer

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Just installed a new M.2 SSD and i'm getting only 1,600mbps read and around 800mbps write.
The M.2 I purchased advertised max read/write at 3,400mbbps/3000mbps.

Anyone getting close to the advertised speeds on your M.2 SSD?

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Nope, I never get what it's supposed to get. \

I just upgraded from a Devil's Canyon 4790k in June. Such a waste of money, almost no performance gain.
You upgraded from a 4790k to what?

There is a definite speed boost from upgrading the standard SSD to the M2 SSD.
I was getting about 500mbps using the standard SSD. Almost a 3x speed gain, not too shabby.
I think I probably need to upgrade my mobo to get near the advertised speeds.
 

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You upgraded from a 4790k to what?

There is a definite speed boost from upgrading the standard SSD to the M2 SSD.
I was getting about 500mbps using the standard SSD. Almost a 3x speed gain, not too shabby.
I think I probably need to upgrade my mobo to get near the advertised speeds.
R9 3900 (above).

Spent like $700 (becuase you need new mem too) and got maybe 10% performance increase.
 
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R9 3900 (above).

Spent like $700 (becuase you need new mem too) and got maybe 10% performance increase.
Yikes I would be disappointed too.

Your Evo has mine beaten by a small amount. I almost bought the Evo, but there is a flash sale on the crucial P5.

PS want to swap video cards? ;) :ROFLMAO:
 

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Yikes I would be disappointed too.

Your Evo has mine beaten by a small amount. I almost bought the Evo, but there is a flash sale on the crucial P5.

PS want to swap video cards? ;) :ROFLMAO:
My mobo was going out on my old CPU that's the only reason I upgraded. I didn't want to spend $100 on a new mobo for an old system.

I have a cheap AIO cooler with really bad thermo-paste. I was supposed to swap it out, but everything was OOS so I couldn't. CPU should be a tad faster than it is, but not enough. I have like 3 other SSD's in there, but two are 2.5" ones, and the last one is a super cheap m.2 that performs horrible.

... Only if you have a 3080 you want to trade me with.
 

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I get almost advertised speeds, but I am using Samsung 970 EVOs.
 

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Did you get an nvme ssd or just an m.2? Nvme uses pcie lanes to communicate while m.2 uses the same as a standard sata ssd. They both go in the same slot but there's a big speed difference from what I've seen.
 
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Did you get an nvme ssd or just an m.2? Nvme uses pcie lanes to communicate while m.2 uses the same as a standard sata ssd. They both go in the same slot but there's a big speed difference from what I've seen.
Yes it's a NVMe drive
 

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Yes it's a NVMe drive
In that case I'm not sure. I get 5GB read and 4GB write on crystaldiskmark. I doubt it's really a noticeable difference in user experience though. I have an x570 mobo and ryzen 3600 as well. If you really need more performance you can look at pcie4 drives. That's what I'm using and may account for the difference in speeds between us. My only other suggestion would be to look around in the BIOS and make sure there isn't anything on the wrong setting in there.
 
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In that case I'm not sure. I get 5GB read and 4GB write on crystaldiskmark. I doubt it's really a noticeable difference in user experience though. I have an x570 mobo and ryzen 3600 as well. If you really need more performance you can look at pcie4 drives. That's what I'm using and may account for the difference in speeds between us. My only other suggestion would be to look around in the BIOS and make sure there isn't anything on the wrong setting in there.
I'm on an older motherboard and a 1150 socket, age of equipment is definitely my issue.
I looked at some new mobos and its pretty clear the new stuff will provide better M.2 performance:
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I like the sound of 32Gb/s :devilish:
 
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