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    INTEL P4510 4TB - Upgrade Firmware | Visible in lspci only

    Hi Everyone, I bought some new Intel P4510 4TB and all came with firmware VDV10131. I'm always doing a firmware upgrade if available and I'm unable to find issues with it in the web. All drives were visible with 0 bits and bytes read/written. As no firmware is available anymore on the INTEL...
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    Your thoughts on storage solution for Hypervisor (U2 vs SAS)

    So i am building a new system but not sure what to use for storage. What i am looking for: 6 - 8tb usable space min 250k iops read & write, preferably ~400k under 40w for all drives (and hba if required) 1 drive parity / redundancy 1pb+ endurance per drive one pcie x16 3.0 slot for connection...
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    FS: [US-CA] Asus Hyper M.2 X16 card with 4x 1tb NVME

    Back up for sale, local sale fell through. I have gone to all enterprise SSD in my home lab so my consumer SSD stuff has to go. I would prefer to sell them as bundles. SOLD 2x Corsair Vengeance LPX 64GB (2 x 32GB) DDR4-3200 PC4-25600 CL16 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit CMK64GX4M2E3200 -...
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    Supermicro BPN-SAS3-826EL1-N4 / 4x NVMe + 12 Gb SAS/SATA-

    eBay source :: Supermicro BPN-SAS3-826EL1-N4 12-Bay LFF Expander Rückwandplatine 4x NVMe 12 Gb SAS/SATA | eBay Not 100% sure everybody sees this as an opportunity but seller accepts ~110US$ offers. Haven't seen these backplanes in a while, specially in the EU. If you collect several items and...
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    Intel VROC with Bifurcation Card, only detects one drive. But Windows sees all four.

    Hi There! We've just build new Machines based on Intels 3rd gen Intel Scalable. We got a Delock 90077 PCIe Bifurcation Card that splits a x16 PCIe into 4 times x4. After forcing the IIO configuration to "x4x4x4x4" and enabling VMD on the corresponding Port, all drives show up. But in I wired...
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    Intel S2600WT Nvme SSD setup (m.2 via PCIe Riser card and other possibilities)

    Hello everyone, I just got an Intel S2600WT (WTTR) based server and am missing only storage to set it up and running. I am searching for the best speed option for storage so I was looking into how to setup m.2 Nvme SSD (no raid needed). No m.2 ports on board, I have 2 PCIe riser cards with 5...
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    ASrock Rack ROMED8-2T questions (Jumper settings and OCuLink ports)

    Hello, MOBO Manual: https://download.asrock.com/Manual/ROMED8-2T.pdf The TL;DR is I would really love to use 2x NVME M2 drives and both MINI SAS HDD ports (so all 8 SATA ports) with this MOBO. Is this possible? It looked like based on the manual it was not possible, as using one of the M2...
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    Help me select NVMe storage for my Ceph Build

    Thanks in advance to all the storage experts out there. I've been wanting to get a small Ceph cluster up for some time and finally have some budget to start spending :cool: I want to start with a 5 node setup and use the experience gained to assist me with a deployment for the office at a...
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    projeKt NV24Me

    Build Name: projekt NV24Me Operating System/ Storage Platform: Chassis: SuperMicro SC216BA-xxxxx Backplane: Supermicro BPN-NVMe3-216N-S4 24-port 2U (SC216/219) NVMe direct-attach Power Supply: SuperMicro CPU: AMD EPYC 7F52 CPU processor 16c|32t Motherboard: ASRock Rack ROMED16QM3 Memory: 16x...
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    NVMe Storage for new Hyperconverged Lab-Servers (R740s): VMWare VSAN / MS Storage Spaces Direct / (Proxmox)

    Hi there! I'm new here, so first of all: Hello everybody. I am currently planning a makeover of my current Lab Environment: - 2x R720 with tiered storage spaces direct (WS2019 based): NVMe, SSD and Spinning Rust. - Interconnected via 2x 40G Infiniband (using RoCE) , North-South via 2x 10G...
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    ESXI 8 - not seeing15.36TB (PM1733 and Kioxia cm6)

    I've tired both a Dell T7920 Rack and Dell T7920 tower and trying to get ESXI 8 to see a Samsung PM1733 15.36TB drive and Kioxia CM6 (I have 8x in total) as a device, to build a datastore. The BIOS CAN SEE the NVME drives (I've attached it via cheap amazon NVME/PCIE adapter, HBA card, and even...
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    9460-16i and nvme devices: some questions

    I recently purchased a 9460-16i to upgrade from my 9750-8i. Its the avago one firm (from mid 2022) driver 7.23. The card is in 13 mode: 64 SAS/SATA drives +4 nvme drives. Personality: RAID. The card detects regular (SATA) drives in all ports. Detects both the RES24 expander and the RES3TV360...
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    EU [WTS] (SOLD) 10x Intel Optane SSD DC P5800x 400gb U.2 - NEW

    Hello everyone, I'm long time lurker but first time poster on sales forum. I was able to buy some NEW HP branded Intel Optane SSD DC P5800x 400gb U.2 NVMe disk for my homelab but unfortunately I won't benefit from them in my use case. They spent one day inside my server and have 1-2tb...
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    8 Port U.2 to PCIe x16 SFF-8643 NVMe SSD

    Ceacent NVMe Controller SSD Riser or Linkreal 8 Port U.2 to PCIe x16 SFF-8643 NVMe SSD Adapter Anyone have any experience with either one of these cards? Do they perform the same? Is one better than the other?
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    [FS] [US-OH] Toshiba "MG06SCA800A" 8TB SAS 12 Gbps 3.5" HDDs

    Hey guys, This is my first post here, but someone (I'm sorry, I completely forgot who!) suggested that I try my luck over here as I have been successfully selling via the HomeLabSales on Reddit for a few years now. I'm trying to expand my reach and bring great deals to everybody, and my awesome...
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    [SOLD] Supermicro CSE-847 36-bay chassis, SAS3+4x NVME, 1k28w SQ PSU, X10DRH-CT mb, 2x E5-2640V4 CPUs (20/40 cores), 256gb ECC DDR4, & more

    Proof: I present to you, the beast! I am downsizing with my 2nd child on the way. This has been lightly used in a homelab environment, running 24/7 for the past ~2 years. The noise is surprisingly good with this having all aftermarket fans and quiet PSU. Still gets good static pressure. I had...
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    [WTB] Intel DC P3600 1.2TB NVMe PCIe 2.5" SSD

    Looking for a few 1.2TB NVMe: Intel DC P3600 1.2TB NVMe PCIe 2.5" SSD Drive SSDPE2ME012T4D U.2 Prefer health life to be at least 96%.
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    Topton N5105 router won't boot with Teamgroup NVME

    Just wanted to share my experience to save the community some headache. This is the 7th Aliexpress router build, and 4th Topton device for me, but I have never encountered this problem previously. I purchased this Topton mini PC device for a router build for a friend...
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    SAS3008-based HBA (LSI SAS 9305-16i) and U.2 (2.5" NVME) SSD compatibility

    Hello everyone, Am I right that U.2 (2.5" NVME) SSD can NOT be connected to SAS3008-based HBA (LSI SAS 9305-16i) through any cable (for example, this one or this)? I'm fine that I don't get a full NVME speed, I just see that U.2 (2.5" NVME) SSD are cheaper than SAS SSD. Also, the only way to...
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    Supermicro H11 Series Motherboard Series NVMe Functionality

    Does anybody here have any experience working with NVMe devices on Supermicro H11 Series of motherboards? After reading the manual I still have some questions about the support of NVMe storage devices. The particular board I have questions about is the H11DSi-NT. Does the m.2 slot support...