Recent content by am45931472

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    Noob questions about an HGST 4u60 JBOD

    does anyone know where to get a 3d printer template for some hard drive caddies that would with this chassis
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    How to get a HGST/WD 4U60 chassis (or similar)

    does anyone know where to get a 3d printer template for some hard drive caddies that would with this chassis
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    Help me pick an enclosure(s) for 80 drives

    does anyone know where to get a 3d printer template for some hard drive caddies that would with this chassis
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    PM863 FW File

    thanks. I probabbly should have thought about that but didnt think past the file extenstion. When trying to flash the file though i'm now getting an error that says "firmware update failed due to a failure in device interaction". I've tried checking the exact syntax for the flash commands but...
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    PM863 FW File

    I've got a corrupt firmware on my 960GB PM863a, wondering if anyone has the firmware file for that drive. Also wondering if its possible to dump the firmware from a good drive as I do have a good PM863a but I dont see any options in the samsung DC toolkit to save firmware. Also Ive gone though...
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    Help buying rtx 3080

    no no no
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    Does an 8+ slot PCIe 4x motherboard exist?

    Dont do it. dont turn a pc into a switch. its not worth it. performance is terrible. reliability is terrible. Just look through the forums here and buy a brocade icx 7250 or icx 6610 if you dont need it to be too quiet and can stand some noise. ICX6610 can be had for like 150$ on ebay.
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    16GB Intel M10 Optane M.2 SSD $15.50 New?

    I know for a fact that these drives are bootable. But also sequential write of 145MB hurts, not that you buy these for sequential write. We used these as boot devices for maybe 2 years but they were generally not worth it.
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    Configure pfsense with using a single 40gb connection and multiple VLANs?

    highly interested in this thread. Love pfsense, love my brocade 7250 and 6610. I know that from a performance point of view having the switch do all the inter-vlan routing is the way to go but my networking is not that strong and managing it all from pfsense is much easier, plus nice to have...
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    New Home Build Wiring Recommendations 2020 Edition

    well the last thing you want is a media converter hanging off the wall in your living room just to plug in a roku. Not exactly kid friendly, animal safe, or wife approved or cost effective.
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    ASRock Rack X570D4U

    Just FYI i beleive APU's dont support ecc ram, or at least Ryzen 2000 APU did not.
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    Maxtor is back???

    On general principal i cant touch maxtor. Mentally scared forever by drive failure rates way above everyone else
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    New Home Build Wiring Recommendations 2020 Edition

    In the end I did not run any conduit but once I move into the house I will. There is a section of the basement that is acessible and sits right below a 2ft by 4ft sealed off dry walled space on the main floor and has some other plumbing and utility lines and then just above that space is attic...
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    New Home Build Wiring Recommendations 2020 Edition

    Yeah. Cant just do fiber everywhere. You need RJ45 for basic connectivity of 95% of your network
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    New Home Build Wiring Recommendations 2020 Edition

    Thought I'd give an update on what I ended up doing in the end. The home build is nearing completion but I had about 2 weeks in early june to get wiring done. From all over the house I ran cables to a single point in the basement. Its there that I will install a wall mounted rack cabinet next...