lukaslandau
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Samsung NVMe SSD Windows 10 driver

I just bought a new Dell Precision 7050 SFF. It came with a 3.5 inch standard 1TB HDD. I removed this drive and replaced it with a Samsung 960 EVO NVME SSD 250 GB. I reinstalled Win10 and added a Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256 GB.

Both drives seem to be working fine, but I am not able to install the Samsung drivers for the NVMe SSD (getting message: device is not connected). From what I've read it seems I would have to change Bios settings from RAID to AHCI for the installation to work, but that would mean having to reinstall Windows.

Is there any advantage using the Samsung drivers or can I just as well keep the Windows drivers?

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RE: Samsung NVMe SSD Windows 10 driver

lukaslandau,

I would think that the oem drivers would work the best in the system. 

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lukaslandau
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RE: Samsung NVMe SSD Windows 10 driver

Just to clarify, with oem drivers you mean the Samsung drivers, right?

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RE: Samsung NVMe SSD Windows 10 driver

lukaslandau,

Yes, i should have written Samsung in my post; apologies.

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Re: Samsung NVMe SSD Windows 10 driver

i got an XPS 13 9370 with an SSD Samsung PM981, it works relatively fine but, i read i could get more performance if i had the Samsung NVMe Driver, which i could not find.

Dell Delivers the correct driver to my notebook ?

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rbianchin
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Re: Samsung NVMe SSD Windows 10 driver

You must change operation mode to AHCPI to use NVME driver.

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