Is my ssd dead?

So a few days ago, I was gaming a bit, and my computer decided to freeze. I did a hard reset since nothing else was working. Since then, windows has not been loading at all, i just get a black screen after POST.

The SSD still shows up in the bios, but has not shown up in the recovery media, or when i tried to reinstall windows. When i tried booting it in another computer, the bios loaded extremely slow, then the computer restarted. I have come to the conclusion that it is dead, but would like to hear some other opinions before RMAing.

The most recent change to my pc was upgrading the GPU. I had some driver issues but that was resolved quickly.

Ryzen 5 1600
AsRock x370 Taichi
Gskill TridentZ RGB 16gb 3200
Gigabyte Radeon r9 280x r1
EVGA SuperNova g3 750w
Radeon r7 240gb SSD
WD Black 1tb HDD
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  1. Forget about trying to boot with it. Do you have a SATA-to-USB adapter to connect that SSD to the other computer like an external drive? If so, download and install CrystalDiskInfo. It will give you the health status of the SSD. http://crystalmark.info/software/CrystalDiskInfo/index-e.html
  2. Test the SSD with OCZ's (Toshiba) SSD Utility Dashboard...see https://www.ocz.com/us/download/ssd-utility
    OCZ was the manufacturer of that SSD.

    Whenever you encounter a problem which seems to involve your HDD or SSD one of the first things you should do is test the health of the drive. Capiche?
  3. 10tacle said:
    Forget about trying to boot with it. Do you have a SATA-to-USB adapter to connect that SSD to the other computer like an external drive? If so, download and install CrystalDiskInfo. It will give you the health status of the SSD. http://crystalmark.info/software/CrystalDiskInfo/index-e.html


    Unfortunately i do not have one of these adapters, i will look in to that

    Edit: i did also try loading it in my other pc not as the boot drive, but it failed to show up in explorer or disk management
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