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PCI Express SSD Not Detected on First (Cold) Boot


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Sep 29, 2018
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System Name My HTPC Games Build
Processor Ryzen 5 2600 Hex Core 12 Thread CPU
Motherboard ASUS AB350 Gaming Socket AM4
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212 LED Turbo
Memory 32GB Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400MHZ (4x8GB)
Video Card(s) Gigabyte G1 Gaming 980TI 6GB
Storage Mushkin Scorpion Deluxe 1.92TB PCIE SSD, ADATA SU800 256GB SSD M.2 (SATA MODE)
Display(s) Digihome 55" UHD TV via Yamaha RV-V377 Receiver
Case Cooler Master Full Tower
Audio Device(s) Motherboard/GPU (No Sound Card)
Power Supply Corsair CX850M 850 Watt
Mouse Logitech K400
Keyboard Logitech K400
Software Windows 10 Professional
Ok, well fingers crossed and touching wood, I think I may have resolved this problem. I have kept the PC plugged in and powered on at the wall (still shut down Windows when not in use) and every time I have booted it has detected the SSD fully on first boot and booted into Windows. I even tried leaving it over two days without use in case it only came up in long period of inactivity but it still booted fine.

Seems this SSD does not like full power offs, first time I have ever seen that behaviour...