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samsung 960 evo 500gb - read only 2100 MB/s?

xstrax

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i see people get 3000 or so on this so i'm wondering why i am 1000 off from that

i have it hooked up via an m.2 to pci adapter on an asrock z97 extreme 4
the drive has 180GB free and is in good health on samsung magician temp is 38 C

the machine has 3 other ssd drives hooked up to sata ports
 

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Second x16 slot is only x4 2.0
 

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3rd pic shows pcie 3.0 x4?


maybe i am missing what you're pointing out though :)

samsung magician benchmarked a few times and averaged about 2800
 
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Ah, was thinking of a different board. Just know that if you put the ssd in any PCIE slot, your main x16 link drops to a x8 due to lack of CPU lanes, the low speed could be due to distance from the CPU itself. The board has a onboard m.2 connector, but itll only run at ~800MBps
 
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