Seagate FireCuda 530 Installation Guide
Seagate FireCuda 530 

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Install FireCuda 530 SSD

  1. Before installing FireCuda 530 SSD, power down your computer and unplug any cables attached to it.
  2. Open the case or cabinet.
  3. If an existing SSD drive is installed in the M.2 PCIe slot you intend to use for FireCuda 530 SSD, you'll need to remove it.
  4. Power on your computer.
  5. Access the BIOS setup while the computer is booting. Ensure that a PCIe device is set in the BIOS boot sequence or boot priority list.
  6. Power down the computer and locate the M.2 PCIe slot on your motherboard.

Note—Some motherboards have a pad installed in the M.2_PAD space by default. This pad can be removed to ensure a better fit for FireCuda SSD.


  1. Check to make sure that the notch on FireCuda SSD is correctly aligned with the divider in the slot. Gently push FireCuda SSD into the slot until it's firmly seated.

  1. Hold down FireCuda SSD while you fasten the mounting screw. Make sure the SSD is secured in place.

  1. Close the case or cabinet and reassemble your computer.
  2. Power on your computer.
  3. Install the computer operating system on FireCuda SSD if you want to use it as the primary drive.