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

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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.

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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

Iggy Castillo

Senior Editor an Reviewer at Dragonblogger.com
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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