WD Black 512GB PCIE NVMe SSD Review

How to install and configure the WD Black 512GB PCI-e NVMe SSD

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While it is relatively easy to install, if you have never installed one before, you may be a little nervous.  Well fear not, I will show you how to install the WD Black 512GB PCI-e NVMe SSD onto the EVGA Z270 FTW K motherboard.  You may not have this board, but the process should be similar across boards.

How to install the WD Black 512GB PCI-e NVMe SSD

Pretty easy right, well now that you have it installed, what do you do with it?  Well you can use it as a secondary storage to start your games up super quick or you could use it to install an OS onto and use it for blazing fast boot times and super-fast loading of programs installed on it.

In this video, I will show you how to install Windows 10 Professional onto it.  I go a little further and show you how to configure it within the BIOS so that you can get to install windows on to.

OK, now that we have it installed and windows installed on it, let’s check out some performance.

Continue on to: Benchmarking the WD Black 512GB PCI-e NVMe SSD

Iggy Castillo
I have spent many years in the PC boutique name space as Product Development Engineer for Alienware and later Dell through Alienware's acquisition and finally Velocity Micro. During these years I spent my time developing new configurations, products and technologies with companies such as AMD, Asus, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA and more. The Arts, Gaming, New & Old technologies drive my interests and passion. Now as my day job, I am an IT Manager but doing reviews on my time and my dime.
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