[Solved] Samsung Magician SSD 850Pro Saying Only SATA1

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  1. maxama123

    maxama123 MDL Member

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    Hi,

    I have a Samsung SSD 850 Pro Connected using SATA3 ports in my ASUS Z170-K motherboard.

    My Samsung Magician Software is saying " You must connect your SSD to a SATA 6 Gb/s (SATA 3) port for Improved performance, Your SSD is connected through SATA 1.5 Gb/s (SATA 1) Port ".

    --> See attached picture of my SAMSUNG MAGICIAN SCREENSHOT

    I have updated the drivers, and the BIOS is set to AHCI, so I'm stumped. Also, with or without Rapid mode, it doesn't make a difference. What might be causing this? HELP!!
     

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  2. Michaela Joy

    Michaela Joy MDL Crazy Lady

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    Have you tried swapping the cable for a different one? Yeah, I know. Some sites say that there's no difference, but I'd check it anyway.

    Also, check the BIOS to see if there might be a way to disable legacy support on that SATA port, so it doesn't switch down to the lower speed.

    What OS, btw?
     
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  3. maxama123

    maxama123 MDL Member

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    OS is Windows 10 Pro (x64-Bit). I haven't tried swapping the SATA 3 cable but worth a shot.

    I will ask my computer shop for a new SATA 3 cable with a "L" bend in the connection. I'm really baffled & stupmed by this ??? :confused::confused::confused:
     
  4. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    i had something similar and it turned out i had to remove and reinstall intel rapid storage
     
  5. maxama123

    maxama123 MDL Member

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    Thank You. I'll do this tonight.
     
  6. maxama123

    maxama123 MDL Member

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    The problem is intel rapid storage is interfering with the sata ports so I've Uninstalled it again.

    Do I need to have intel rapid storage installed?
     
  7. Joe C

    Joe C MDL Guru

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  8. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    if its win 10.. u have other issues.
    id run sfc /scannow

    no its not required.. just remove.. reboot and goto device manager and look for the sata controler and right click update.

    also do check in bios for hotplug or similar settings.
     
  9. maxama123

    maxama123 MDL Member

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    The new magician ver 5.0 doesn't allow rapid mode.
     
  10. maxama123

    maxama123 MDL Member

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    No RAID is not enabled, only have 1 ssd. I've disabled hot plug from bios. Sfc \scanned showed no issues. Magician 5.0 won't allow rapid mode. Should I remove magician and install intel rapid storage instead?
     
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    Joe C MDL Guru

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  12. Joe C

    Joe C MDL Guru

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    #13 Joe C, Feb 16, 2017
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