I have an opportunity to “sell” my Samsung 840 pro for ~50 €.
My MSI Z97G7 should be equipped with PCIe Gen2 x2 M2 slot. Is it worth to upgrade to nvme? My candidates are XPG SX8200 Pro or Samsung 970 Evo Plus in 250GB size.
From what I’ve read and watched, it would definitely be worth it for large files transfer, e.g. video editing.
In my system I use ssd for operating system (w10) + programs solely, mainly browsing, spreadsheets and occasional gaming + video edit (temp folder is on hdd).
Is it worth to upgrade 840pro sata3 for NVMe in PCIe Gen2x2?
Am I going to notice any difference in my daily use? Boot times, program load times…
If not, are there any downsides of XPG SX8200 comparing to 840pro? Longetivity? I’ve heard, temperature might be an issue with nvme flash.
Also, I believe the “sell” deserves a little explanation: I’m in process of buying an ssd for ~10 yo laptop. 500GB samsung evo has been chosen. I’ve offered my unused 840 evo from a laptop, since that 10yo family notebook won’t notice a difference between new and old ssd (cpu and ram are likely to be bottleneck here - Core2Duo w 4gb ram). I’ll move my 840pro from main rig to my mostly unused laptop, and thus the “sell/swap” opportunity.