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Re:M710 Tower - Aftermarket modifications (SSD, HDD)

2021-09-11, 5:23 AM

one more thing before and after installing samsung nvme driver the driver version is same no impact of intalling samsung nvme driver 

I have to use ahci because in intel rst mode blue screen error occurs

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2021-09-11, 5:27 AM

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Re:M710 Tower - Aftermarket modifications (SSD, HDD)

2021-09-11, 5:43 AM

In your Device Manager screenshot, it is apparent that the Windows Installer automatically applied the "Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST)" software, because that's why your IDE controller line shows just that one line, named "Intel 300 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Family". That's how it looks when the software Intel RST is installed.

 

Interestingly, on my M910t machine it is "Intel 200 Series Chipset", so things are a bit newer on your M710t. My Intel RST driver version for the 200 Series Chipset is 15.7.0.1014 from back in 2017 (but remember I'm still running Windows 7 on my M910t). I suspect your driver version for Windows 10 and your 300 Series Chipset will be newer. You can see the driver version from right-click -> Properties -> Driver.

 

If you right-click on that line and -> Properties -> Driver -> Driver details button, you will see the driver name of "iaStorA.sys" and "iaStorF.sys". That's Intel RST for SATA/AHCI support.

 

It is also apparent that if you tried running your own install for the latest Samsung NVMe driver and it showed the same version level (3.3 I believe) then again, it is apparent the Windows Installer automatically did that for you initially. I'm surprised, but pleased. I didn't know it would do that, but perfectly fine.

 

So if you right-click on your Samsung 970 disk drive item, and again -> Properties -> Driver -> Driver details button, you will see driver names of "iaStorF.sys" (from Intel RST) as well as "secnvmeF.sys" (from Samsung controller).  Again, this is all exactly correct and as it should be.

 

Bottom line: Device Manager looks perfect, for the expected way it should look. This Samsung 970 Pro is being handled just as expected, as an NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD.

 

 

Now, looking at the Event Viewer output, it shows ZERO "errors" of any kind during the past hour. So no unexpected and SERIOUS problem occurred.  So this is not what is causing your "3-4 second delay" randomly.

 

Can you please list a few of the situations where you see what you call a "3-4 second delay/hang". I'd like to know what some of those actions are.

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2021-09-11, 5:54 AM
when the system hangs for 3 to 4 seconds can not move mouse cursor and can not open settings or control panel
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Re:M710 Tower - Aftermarket modifications (SSD, HDD)

2021-09-11, 6:06 AM

Your Intel RST version is 16.8.2.1002 (Win10), which as expected is newer than my 15.7.0.1014 (Win7).

 

As far as the drivers shown for your Samsung 970 disk drive, well now I am a bit baffled. I don't recognize these names at all!

 

Give me a few minutes to investigate another machine, which is an M920t. It's also running With a Samsung NVMe SSD installed, and is running Win10. Let me get some information and screenshots from it.

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2021-09-11, 6:09 AM

ok I will wait for your reply

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Re:M710 Tower - Aftermarket modifications (SSD, HDD)

2021-09-11, 6:38 AM

Well, turns out the M920t/Win10 machine has the same Intel 300 Series Chipset SATA/AHCI (IDE ATA/ATAPI Controller) that your M710t has. But it shows a newer Intel RST driver version 17.9.2.1013 from 6/2020 than on your machine. I don't consider this important, but who knows. May be.

 

 

I checked the "Storage Controllers" for the version of the Samsung NVMe driver, and it showed the same 3.1 that my M910t Win7 machine actually shows. I haven't felt the need to update the Samsung driver on either machine, because they're both still using older 970 EVO SSDs. The newer Samsung driver supports their newer/faster products, so if you had been using one of those you'd definitely need to use a newer driver. But not with the older 970 EVO.

 

Nevertheless I decided to go ahead and install the upgraded 3.3 Samsung driver. Unlike what you described when you installed what you said was the latest Samsung driver, my own download/install of the version 3.3 driver from the Samsung site absolutely did now show the new version 3.3 (after the required reboot, of course). So I don't understand how you say you still show no version change, unless it was already 3.3 on your machine.

 

 

And finally, looking at the Samsung 970 EVO disk drive, sure enough the driver names are exactly the same as you show in your screenshots. Again, these are not what I would have expected, but then my M910t is a Win7 machine so that's what I'm used to. I did build that M920t machine with Win10 but I guess I didn't remember this level of detail. Anyway, it does look identical to your screenshot. And there must be some different component (if any) from the Samsung driver package. Or, maybe the Win10 Samsung driver package is only for the Storage Controller device, and really has no component for the Disk device. This may simply be the driver design due to Win10. Whatever the explanation, your disk driver drivers look perfectly fine, same as for the M920t.

 

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Re:M710 Tower - Aftermarket modifications (SSD, HDD)

2021-09-11, 7:36 AM

slight mistake that no change of firmware version after installing samsung latest nvme driver

one thing I have noticed in the event viewer that is enhancedstorage-ehstortcgdrv

go to this link https://forums.overclockers.com.au/threads/micron-ssd-win10-os-lock-kernel-power-41-enhancedstorage-ehstortcgdrv.1210045/

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