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HP Z820 Workstation
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Hi All,

I need to install SAMSUNG 970 EVO PLUS M.2 SSD into my HP Z820 Workstation as a data disk is my HP support this model NVMe or not and if there is any guide to do that, please.

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Hi OthmanAbuKarm,

 

Samsung NVMe M.2 SSD's will work in the HP Zx20 series of workstations as a data drive via the PCIe slots. You will need an M.2 PCIe adapter card and there are several posts on this forum detailing which brands and models of PCIe cards that work. I would strongly recommend you avoid the really cheap PCIe adapter cards found on ebay and stick with a known good quality brand.

 

You will also need to download and install the Samsung NVMe driver.

 

There is plenty of information on this forum regarding using NVMe drives as either a data or OS/boot drive in these workstations. Please search the forum for more information.

 

HP Z620 - Liquid Cooled E5-1680v2 @4.7GHz / 64GB Hynix PC3-14900R 1866MHz / GTX1080Ti FE 11GB / Quadro P2000 5GB / Samsung 256GB PCIe M.2 256GB AHCI / Passmark 9.0 Rating = 7147 / CPU 17461 / 2D 1019 / 3D 14464 / Mem 3153 / Disk 15451 / Single Threaded 2551

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Hi OthmanAbuKarm,

 

Samsung NVMe M.2 SSD's will work in the HP Zx20 series of workstations as a data drive via the PCIe slots. You will need an M.2 PCIe adapter card and there are several posts on this forum detailing which brands and models of PCIe cards that work. I would strongly recommend you avoid the really cheap PCIe adapter cards found on ebay and stick with a known good quality brand.

 

You will also need to download and install the Samsung NVMe driver.

 

There is plenty of information on this forum regarding using NVMe drives as either a data or OS/boot drive in these workstations. Please search the forum for more information.

 

HP Z620 - Liquid Cooled E5-1680v2 @4.7GHz / 64GB Hynix PC3-14900R 1866MHz / GTX1080Ti FE 11GB / Quadro P2000 5GB / Samsung 256GB PCIe M.2 256GB AHCI / Passmark 9.0 Rating = 7147 / CPU 17461 / 2D 1019 / 3D 14464 / Mem 3153 / Disk 15451 / Single Threaded 2551
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Thank you for your reply.

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Hi Braian1965,

 

Really Appreciate your respond and your patience in explaining, one more thing to complete the puzzle do you know good quality Brand for the PCIe cards converter for installing NVMe M.2

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Here's a couple of M.2 PCIe cards I found on ebay;

 

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M.2 Card 2.JPG

 

Having a heatsink on the M.2 card is preferable but not absolutely necessary.

 

 

HP Z620 - Liquid Cooled E5-1680v2 @4.7GHz / 64GB Hynix PC3-14900R 1866MHz / GTX1080Ti FE 11GB / Quadro P2000 5GB / Samsung 256GB PCIe M.2 256GB AHCI / Passmark 9.0 Rating = 7147 / CPU 17461 / 2D 1019 / 3D 14464 / Mem 3153 / Disk 15451 / Single Threaded 2551
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Thank you, man, I was too much busy, sorry for replying you too much lately but I will try to buy one of the below and try, thank again Bro 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 

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