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Windows 7: What should we do after January 2020

4 Weeks Ago   #181
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by melchior View Post
siw2, what is the name of the program u are using to view windows update catalog?
WPL_v1.0.15.zip




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4 Weeks Ago   #182
Melchior

Windows 7 ULTIMATE (SP1)(x64)
 
 

ah no thx... I was just wondering...
ooh thx.. kool.
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4 Weeks Ago   #183
RoWin7

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
If you are interested in creating updated win7 installation media, I have made a thing that can do it for you

Update your Win 7 installation media.
What's NVME?

All the jpgs on that page are missing.
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4 Weeks Ago   #184
Bree

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

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What's NVME?



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NVMe is a communications standard developed specially for SSDs by a consortium of vendors including Intel, Samsung, Sandisk, Dell, and Seagate.... Bottom line: NVMe is fast. Really fast. Like never-have-to-wait-again-for-your-computer fast.
NVMe SSDs: Everything you need to know about this insanely fast storage | PCWorld
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4 Weeks Ago   #185
RoWin7

Win 7 Ult 64-bit
 
 

If it's an older computer with a SATA drive, should I presume it's not NVME?
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4 Weeks Ago   #186
Melchior

Windows 7 ULTIMATE (SP1)(x64)
 
 


NICE!!
turns out my mobo is one model older then supported..

ie. I have the [Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0] the R3.0 I am pretty sure supported a single M.2 slot...


ooh well too bad...
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4 Weeks Ago   #187
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Bios needs nvme module to be able to boot from nvme device.

Older machines don't have the necessary bios. Some exceptions - There is a new gigabyte bios for ga b75m d3h which includes nvme module.

Owners of the 2011 gigabyte ga b75m d3h mobo can get nvme support by updating the bios to the December 2018 version - like I have.

As always, flash bios at own risk
b75m-d3h-f16-bios.7z

It is then possible to use a pcie to nvme adapter for maximum fun.

NVME Adapter PCIe x16
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4 Weeks Ago   #188
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

I have heard SABERTOOTH-990FX-R20-ASUS-2901.zip bios has the nvme modules. I haven't tested that one so I am not certain.

SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 BIOS & FIRMWARE | Motherboards | ASUS USA

If there is no built in nvme connector, then pcie adapter should work.
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4 Weeks Ago   #189
Melchior

Windows 7 ULTIMATE (SP1)(x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
I have heard SABERTOOTH-990FX-R20-ASUS-2901.zip bios has the nvme modules. I haven't tested that one so I am not certain.

SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 BIOS & FIRMWARE | Motherboards | ASUS USA

If there is no built in nvme connector, then pcie adapter should work.

lol nice... but the BIOS change log doesn't mention it..


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2016/08/05

SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 BIOS 2901
Improve system stability

as it turns out I already have this BIOS version installed/FLASHED..
it does have one flaw.. the mouse does not work in the BIOS in v2901
it keeps getting stuck in the top right corner of the screen...
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4 Weeks Ago   #190
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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It appears that bios 2901 comes with nvme support. I have googled it and it seems others have gotten it to work as well. I think I will be able to get only 2000 mb/s speed max with it since that is the cap for pci 2.0 since the card can run up to 3400 mb/s. Hopefully I can get it to work as a boot drive. If anyone with experience on any of the parts can confirm that would be appreciated!
If attached to pcie 2.0 it won't be as fast as pcie 3.0, nevertheless 2000mbs should be doable on pcie 2.0.

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I have gotten my WD blue M.2 drive to boot with my Sabertooth v2.0 through PCIe using the 2901 bios update.

M.2 with PCIe adapter on 990fx? - CPUs, Motherboards, and Memory - Linus Tech Tips

On that mobo, if you have other boot drives, you might need to tap F12 or whatever it is to bring up the bios boot selection menu.
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