lw1948:: 1. Please check that the HD properly inserted into receptacle. Remove it and insert again.
Me:: You're right that could be an issue, but having already inserted another SSD which did work, I think I got this bit right.
lw1948:: 2. SATA in BIOS must be enabled.
Me:: The Samsung SSD works so I think this is covered.
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I do not think the Intel® NUC is defective, BIOS was updated, the NUC detects the Samsung 840EVO SSD, so, the hardware is working properly. I would say this is a compatibility problem with the Sandisk drive.
Please check the list of tested hardware for the NUC: