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Solved > Do the Samsung 970 EVO Plus drives work ? New Firmware Available 2B2QEXM7

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Hi all,

Some weeks ago Samsung introduced some new M2 NVM SSDs. I wanted to purchase the older 970 Evo model to create a dual boot system for my Intel Skull Canyon . The new drive is only slightly more expensive and I don't mind the additional 1000 MB/s write speeds. Are there any users that have been using this drive in their builds?
 
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I have just tried a Samsung 970 EVO PLUS on High Sierra. Unfortunately it is not stable. I've had to unplug it.
 
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same problem here Sierra 10.13.4 with my old Evo 970 is solid no problems , bought a Evo 970 plus 1 tb 2 days a go and can't get it to stable , it is recognised and loads to desktop but within a few minutes system shuts down :( , fresh install would fail , but I did manage to clone to it and boot off it but would fail again after a few minutes , do we know why they don't work is it a hardware limitation or driver support ?
 
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Damn, bought two (1tb and 500gb) and same issue. Should've looked beforehand!
If anyone figures out the issue please do post here (even if it's been a while!)
 
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@RehabMan I have the same problem. Is not stable
 
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Damn I just bought one and stuck on installation too, any ideas why it is not stable? @RehabMan ?
 
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Damn I just bought one and stuck on installation too, any ideas why it is not stable? @RehabMan ?
I have bought a 1TB one as well and saw that it it doesn't work so I got a 250GB regular 970 EVO for now. I still get a hang sometimes because it's connected.
How do you get stuck on installation? does it just freeze or restarts?
 
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