Been heavily using the laptop for the past two weeks and have encountered at least one BSOD every day the common ones being:
Critical Process Died
Kernel Inpage Error
It was even worse when laptop was running on battery. From google searches, these errors are related to the hard drive / SSD we all know and hate by now.
The few seconds before BSOD occurs, the following happens:
* Audio keeps playing and then slows down and slurs like a drunk singing on a karaoke machine before passing...
XPS 9550 with PM951 SSD: BSOD under AHCI and possible solutionSource: forum.notebookreview.comReport
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Hi, i hope this is not the wrong forum, but I thought this might be interesting especially for XPS 9550 users. I upgraded my Notebook (Precision 5510, which is the "twin" of the XPS 9550) with a RAM kit and a new SSD, so the original Dell parts are left now: - 512GB Samsung PM951 NVMe M.2 SSD - 8GB DDR4-2133 memory module Both items are just a week old and located in Austria (Tirol). Price would be â‚¬ 275,-- for both, if anyone is interested.
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