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    Malware Bytes flagging on some part of the STH site

    confirmed, started yesterday for me malicious redirects from homepage
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    Great Deals hot tip

    I'm exact same way, first and foremost I enjoy fixing things and especially giving new life to otherwise "junk". Often even if I don't need the part I do it and donate as a small attempt to reduce e-waste and help a person/organization in need. 2 birds with 1 soldering iron ☺️
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    US - STH Perpetual Freebies Thread

    Thank you @Andrew_S! sent you PM
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    $13/TB Sata Recertified Drives

    Amazing thread! Can we keep this going and updating the OP as new deals/prices pop up?
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    US - STH Perpetual Freebies Thread

    Dang missed that you're in EU, thank you so much and thank you for contributing
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    US - STH Perpetual Freebies Thread

    Dang missed this, really need it too :)
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    New Fujitsu D3348-B23 Motherboard (LGA2011-3), $200 OBO ($140 accepted), Ebay

    Win-raid forums has. BIOSes for many of the popular X99 boards already patched. I'd check there
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    WTB: >1TB SATA SSD for under $100

    I stay away from those listings as if anything goes wrong, some sellers don't refund shipping costs
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    New/Bulk Packaged Samsung 983 960GB (U.2) $85 @ eBay

    Haha more RAM is always the solution to our problems :D I recently upgraded from multi-SATA SDD raid0 array to NVME as well and haven't noticed a huge speed up either, definitely nothing like when going from HDD to SSD back in the early days (Intel X25-M anyone?). Don't get me wrong, what...
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    New/Bulk Packaged Samsung 983 960GB (U.2) $85 @ eBay

    Thanks guys, I think another factor is economy of scale as U.2 is still "relatively" new compared to something like say SAS (with all the fan out cables) and most deployments are backplane based, therefore cables are probably very low demand therefore higher cost. I think my 2 u.2 ports onboard...
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    New/Bulk Packaged Samsung 983 960GB (U.2) $85 @ eBay

    question that's always been in my mind about U.2 cables - why is it that U.2 drives seems to need to tap external SATA power? Does it exceed the power provided by the M.2 slot? I have 2 U.2 ports on my board but cables all seem to be $20-30 each
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    I had too many Precisions and too little time

    I guess for laptop since it's copper heatplate/pipe on direct silicon die it's less of an issue? Most of my research has been around desktop types of applications and it does corrode aluminum heatsink base and IHS easily, literally eating through them
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    I had too many Precisions and too little time

    that's an awesome result for liquid metal - curious though, what do you do to deal with the corrosion of aluminum it brings?
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    Are Supermicro X9 IPMI firmware universal across all X9 systems?

    Excellent question and I'm curious to the answer as well
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    Two PCIe SSDs (3.2TB & 1.6TB)

    What's the performance like on these PCI-e 8x drives? I'm having a hard time finding reviews
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    Cheap chinese x79 mobos

    HwInfo64, monitor all your temps
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    {Solved] Supermicro X8DTE-F IPMI sensor issues

    Yes that's exactly what's required of the new firmware, like BIOS updates, sometimes you have to reset after the update for the settings to take place
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    Case Recommendations? Lots of 3.5 / 2.5 bays

    well said, I think I went down that rabbit hole initially with some case choices because they "offered" expandability but buying cages etc for them ended up evening out vs. a 24 bay Norco/SM case used here in US. Anyways, I realized I don't have enough content to require more than a 8-10 drive...