Forum discussion tagged with samsung.
  1. FlameTail

    Discussion Smartphones: More cache in the SoC better than having faster DRAM?

    Memory bandwidth is one of the greatest constraints in the advancement of the computing power. With CPUs becoming more powerful, they add more caches and support for faster RAM. Yet, historically Android SoC makers (Qualcomm, Mediatek, Samsung) have been stingy in including big caches in their...
  2. L

    Question Problem with connecting ssd via usb

    I have a Samsung PM981a 512GB SSD M.2 PCIe x4 NVMe and I can't find a way to connect it to my pc via usb or usb c (so as an external drive). I already tried with this adapter (a friend of mine suggested me that it was the right one), but it doesn't work, and I don't know how to find one that...
  3. A

    Question Extremely low Random IOPS on two SSDs

    Hello, I have two Samsung SSDs in my computer, an 840 Pro and 860 Evo, both are connected via a SATA3 interface configured as AHCI. The motherboard is an Asus P8Z77-V Pro, with an i7-3770K CPU. TRIM is enabled, MB and drive firmware is the latest. Both drives report sequential performance...
  4. S

    Question What is best Server RAM for Synology NAS

    Hey; Have a Synology NAS RS2818RP+, as per their website they state to use their ram which costs around 370USD for 16GB DDR4 2666MHz ECC UDIM. I have found the same specs manufactured by Samsung and Micron for 108USD. Is there a specific manufacturer that are deemed the best for server RAM...
  5. Ravynmagi

    Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra

    The new Galaxy S21 series was announced today. I'm still soaking in all the information. I dumped some specs below for comparison. Some things that popped out to me. * Updated Look and Colors The new look is cool. I like the colors, but wish there was a blue option. The camera module looks...
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    Question No more Samsung mSatas?

    I am looking everywhere within reason to find EVO 860 mSata's and I am getting messages that the are currently un-available. Is Samsung coming out with new mSata's? if not, can I disassemble a T5 or T7 to get them?
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    Question Would you buy a OLED TV for a monitor? Which there of these would you prefer?

    I have an Asus MG278Q monitor right now. It’s ok. Very fast panel, Free sync is supported but color reproduction is poor. So, I’m looking for a new monitor. I did a little research, some are advising to look TV’s, specially OLED TV’s for this generation. Min 120 hz and Freesync/Gsync support is...
  8. DisEnchantment

    Discussion Samsung to Fabricate Chips for Intel

    It seems to be reported in Korean media that Samsung won the order to fab Intel chips. They specifically mentioned desktop chips. Which chips would those be? What fabrication node could it possible be
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    Question I need to replace a broken part

    I have a Samsung 840EVO 500GB SSD. I need to read inside it. It presents a broken part, with a bubble on it. Something was wrong with electricity, this is a simple part that I could try to replace with a little soldier. But I need a replacement part. Please help.
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    Question Does HP EX920 512GB NVMe is compatible with ASUS X99 EWS mother board?

    which one is better Samsung PM961 512GB or HP EX920 512GB? I am thinking of buying HP EX920 512GB, i just want to know if it is compatible with my mother board X99 E WS having 3404 Bios version.
  11. incloud

    Nvme Support on Asus Maximus VI Formula

    Hi guys, I've been trying for weeks to get my Asus Maximus VI Formula bios to see my new EVO 970 SSD and am at my wits end. I've managed to create and flash a custom bios with the added Nvme support, cloned my drive, enabled and disabled CPM, pretty much everything I can find online. I didn't...
  12. B

    M.2 860 EVO 512 GB issue with write speeds

    Hi, I bought a new 512GB Samsung 860 M.2 EVO SSD mounted on the only slot I have on my AsRock Z170m Extreme4 motherboard with a i7 6700K. Writing speed are slower than the benchmarks I've seen on the internet. Like ~500/~300. I had a previous 840 EVO (3.5 drive not M.2) on a sata cable and the...
  13. D

    [Looking for opinions] Any Wireless Charging Amateurs? Need Your Feedback!

    Can someone give me some feedback related to BATTERY LIFE in terms of wired vs wireless charging (fast charging disabled)? I already know that fast charging CAN reduce battery life. Do we have any info on wireless charging? Since it's an inductive charging, some part of it's energy it's...
  14. O

    1Tb SSD: Crucial vs Samsung

    Hi everyone, Just a quick question. I've read a lot about the new SSDs released by both Crucial and Samsung and I'm torn as to which one to go for: Crucial MX500 1TB or Samsung 850 Evo 1TB (as far as I can see, the upgraded 860 evo isn't worth the extra money). The samsung is £50 more, but is...
  15. goldstone77

    GPU Memory Math: GDDR6 vs. HBM2 vs. GDDR5X vs. AQUABOLT

    Samsung Starts Mass Production of 16Gb GDDR6 Memory ICs with 18 Gbps I/O Speed by Anton Shilov on January 18, 2018 9:00 AM EST Technology just keeps getting better! RAM is the real bottleneck in computing, so anytime I see jumps in RAM performance I'm a happy camper!
  16. goldstone77

    Samsung brands second-gen HBM2 as 'Aquabolt' 32GBps!

    Samsung brands second-gen HBM2 as 'Aquabolt' Now in mass production By Shawn Knight on Jan 11, 2018, 12:40 PM WOW, GDDR6 is only 16GBps! And up to 32GB! I wonder how fast this jumps into AMDs new design plans?
  17. Dayman1225

    Samsung outs Exynos 9 Series 9810

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    Is m.2 nvme overkill what I need?

    I currently edit footage taken from the GH5 which can record up to 400 Mbps. Samsung 850 Evo can already hit read/write speeds of 500 Mbps so would that be enough to smoothly edit my footages off of or would the Samsung 960 pro still benefit me? Plus there is a very nice sale for the 1tb models...
  19. goldstone77

    Samsung announced that it has built the world's smallest 8-gigabyte DDR4 DRAM chips ever

    by Brandon Hill — Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Samsung DDR4-3600 2nd Gen 10nm DRAM Chips Now In Production
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    New Ryzen Build Issues, Please Help!!!

    My pc shuts down randomly while playing games. first freezing, then the game will come back for a few minutes, then the computer will shut down. None of the parts I’ve RMA’d have helped the issue, i recently put the power setting to high performance, and i can get a few hours of gameplay now...
  21. TurtleCrusher

    Which of these two phones would you keep? Blu vs Samsung

    I have two phones, one coming back from Samsung repair in a couple days. Blu Life One X2 Snapdragon 430 Octacore 1.4Ghz/1.1Ghz 64GB + MicroSD 4GB single channel ram Android 6.0 5.2" 1080 IPS Quickcharge 3.0 Non-removable battery 16mp/8mp cameras, both lackluster. Flash in both directions...
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    Samsung 960 evo boot problem with mobo Gigabyte 970 gaming

    Hi, I installed windows 7 64bit on this samsung ssd via diskpart,i have loaded as well the nvme drivers,i can see the driver in bios mode but it cannot boot the windows.So i just want to ask if there is any possibility that this mobo does not support nvme drivers as booting devices and sees...
  23. C

    List of Samsung B-Die DDR4?

    Anyone know of a resource linking guaranteed DDR4 sets with samsung b-die chips? Looking to pick up a 2x8gb 3200 set for my Ryzen build.
  24. Y

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    Been holding out for the Note 8 since I had to regress to the S7. The S7 was probably the best phone to replace it, but it definitely is no Note 7. Finally some more solid looking news on the forthcoming Note 8 : ://
  25. K

    Samsung 960 PRO m.2 NVMe and CPU spikes

    I'm not sure if this is really the right forum or not for this, honestly. Apologies if so. Thus far I've root caused sporadic CPU spikes down to the m.2 drive itself. I recently built a new system using a Ryzen 1800X, and MSI X370 Titanium motherboard. My issue is that when loading an...
  26. D

    Mobile chips 2017: Qualcomm, Mediatek, Exynos and More

    Seeing that there is no topic regarding those mobile chips, besides this ones: - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 -...
  27. EXCellR8

    2 Samsung Drives, Virus Damage?

    Two of our engineers at the office are both experiencing nearly identical problems, on identical drives... so I have a theory. They work with a lot of the same clients so, is it possible, that a virus may have come through attached to an email and fried both drives by way of hijacking and...
  28. A

    Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (Nougat Update)?

    When do you think Note 5 will get Nougat update?
  29. ZGR

    Goodbye Galaxy S5!

    Hello Galaxy Note 4! What a strange 'upgrade' right? I'm dumping Verizon so I bought the international exynos Note 4 + a 10,000 mAh battery for $270 I'm keeping my Galaxy S5 + 7,500 mAh battery for offline wikipedia, mp3's, and audiobooks. Battery life is the most important factor in my life...
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    vizio ms420sv vertical lines from edge to edge

    I have a vizio ms420sv with a vertical line problem. The problem was intermittent at first but now it is constant. Im not sure with this would be a main board or the lcd panel it self. If someone could help me that would be great. Here is a video of the problem...
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    Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus Thread

    Via: Source: Impressive screen-to-body ratio if true.
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    Samsung S32D850T USB ports stopped working

    Have the above monitor. No issues for at least 8 months. Recently, after a pc reboot, noticed my mouse wasn't working (which is plugged into the monitor). Anyways, after much troubleshooting, discovered none of the ports on the monitor are recognized. Tried different cables, different ports...
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    Samsung Magician OS Optimization gone?

    I haven't used Samsung Magician is a long time but using the newest version I can't find the os optimization section anymore, did they remove it? Appreciate any help...
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    Samsung's CFG70 144Hz VA FreeSync Quantum Dot Gaming monitors are now available (UK)
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    2016 Black Friday HDTV Megathread

    It's back! Time to roundup the HDTV deals for Black Friday 2016:
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    ASRock Z170 Extreme 7+/Samsung 950 PRO Freezing

    First, my setup: Mobo: ASRock Z170 Extreme 7+ (BIOS Version 7.10) Processor: Intel Core i5 6600K 3.5 GHz HDDs: 1x Samsung 950 Pro M.2 256GB; 1x Intel 320 Series 80GB; 2x 1TB WD Black Memory: 4x 4GB G.Skill DDR4 3000 I recently purchased the 950 Pro to replace the Intel SSD as my boot drive...
  37. witeken

    Samsung/GloFo EUV 7nm node: gate pitch and interconnect pitch We already knew from a nice find by Ashraf Eassa that TSMC's 7nm HD SRAM will be 0.54x Intel's 14nm SRAM cell at 0.027um^2, and now we also have some new infos about Samsung and GloFo's 7nm dug up by SemiEngineering. So here's...
  38. norseamd

    How do Global Foundries/Samsung 14 nm, TSMC 16 nm, and Intel 14 nm all compare?

    There are at least 3 majors foundries in the computer business, and that is not even counting countless other more minor foundries. There are 3 current major lines from these 3 major foundries in the 14/16 nm node process, but these are more marketing terms and broad category alignment than...
  39. and_then

    Monitor has lags , fades , ghost images and is very bright ?

    Hello everyone , from past few days my monitor is acting up. I have Samsung SyncMaster S22B370 Monitor . It is 3 year old . Though i use my PC a LOT. I have done all kinds of troubleshooting and i am 100% sure that the problem is with monitor itself . I have also checked for bad capacitors but...
  40. K

    Buying New SSD Samsung 950 Pro or Intel SSD DC S3500 M2

    Hi all, i am building a new PC (An intel Skylake NUC). Looking for an efficient M2 SSD. This machine would be used as a server with a lot of data being read and written to database. Other than these, this machine would be used as regular machine where in few other processes would be running...