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Hello people. I'm trying to install windows 10 on a B560M Aorus Pro Mobo and Samsung 860 EVO SATA ssd. The issue is that the windows installation cannot find the driver, neither the diskpart tool in CMD. The SSD is GPT and so is the flash drive. I have tried enabling/disabling CMS and secure boot, I've tried both legacy and UEFI. Same thing happens. Idk what else to do.
 
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I have an i5-10400F , the SSD is 2.5 inch. I tried every possible sata slot.
 
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wait 970 pro sata? as far as I know the 970 pro is a m.2 card only, NVMe.

If its a sata device it should require no drivers or specific configurations to install but if windows installation is as wonky as it's been in the past, have you tried putting the installation media (USB I assume) in another USB port? I had issues in the past were no drives were detected during installation using specific USB ports.
 
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what CPU do you have? Which slot is the 970 in? From what I can find, the top m.2 slot is only usable if you have a 11th gen cpu.
page 19 etc.
I have an i5-10400F , the SSD is 2.5 inch. I tried every possible sata slot. I edited the initial post, I did input the wrong SSD there, sorry. It's a 860 EVO.

FIX : There was a feature pre-enabled in BIOS which I missed, intel rapid storage technology, turned it off, everything good now.
 
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Do you know if the drive is functional from previous installation or setup?
Have you, for the sake of it, tried different SATA cables and tried another SATA power cable just to make sure neither of those are bad?

Do you see the device in UEFI?
 
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Do you know if the drive is functional from previous installation or setup?
Have you, for the sake of it, tried different SATA cables and tried another SATA power cable just to make sure neither of those are bad?

Do you see the device in UEFI?
I tried everything you mentioned and the drive is functional and shows in UEFI. It was because intel rapid storage technology was enabled in BIOS.
 
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I tried everything you mentioned and the drive is functional and shows in UEFI. It was because intel rapid storage technology was enabled in BIOS.
Didn't think that would be on per default, for installation with IRST enabled you need to manually select/install the drivers during the windows installation procedure, you know the part where you can select a device to load drivers from. Or as in your case, just disable it if you dont need it.
 
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Didn't think that would be on per default, for installation with IRST enabled you need to manually select/install the drivers during the windows installation procedure, you know the part where you can select a device to load drivers from. Or as in your case, just disable it if you dont need it.
Since you seem to know things about IRST, is it worth being enabled? What exactly does it do?
 
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Since you seem to know things about IRST, is it worth being enabled? What exactly does it do?
I actually never used it myself, I only know about it since I read about it long ago.
It's a bunch of things thrown under one umbrella, like their Rapid Raid and Smart Response Technology etc. It was the SRT that I read most about which enabled you to use a SSD as a cache device for your other storage devices. Which I was curious about back in the day but never actually tried it out. As well as your normal RAID levels and features and probably a bunch of other things they slapped on it over the years.

 
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i had similar issue with b250+i6600 and crucial mx500 sata ssd.
solved it with adding the drive as secondary in working pc and partitioning it with diskpart.
with the drive back in b250+i6600 system installation went w/o problems.
 
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