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    4 Bay 2.5" NVMe U.2 SSD Mobile Rack For External 5.25" Bay - ICY Dock ToughArmor MB699VP-B

    I have been using different types of ICY DOCK mobile racks for long time. Among them, ToughArmor series is my favorite. Here is MB994SP-4SB-1 in my DELL T7810 workstation. When NVMe drive and U.2 interface are getting more and more popular, I was curious why there was not NVMe mobile rack for...
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    EU SOLD: 4x Samsung PM953 2.5" NVMe 1.92TB

    I have 4x units of Samsung PM953 2.5" NVMe (PCIe Gen3) 1.92TB for sale. Those drives are essentially as new with just 2-3h use at maximum! Logs attached: Smart Log for NVME device:/dev/nvme0 namespace-id:ffffffff critical_warning : 0 temperature : 28...
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    2x 2U Controller Nodes for Storage JBOD

    Hi, i am in the process of scaling out my Storage Space. I figured out that i want to use a 2 Node HA Setup for a SAN Build. I already have 2 4U JBOD Chassis with drives which are connected to a single node atm. My Goal is to get two servers designed for being a Storage Controller. I have the...
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    Intel VROC on Dell R7910

    Greetings, I'm acquired a refurbished Dell R7910 with one socket E5-2650Lv4 and 128GB ram Does anyone know if it is possible to do VROC NVMe raid 0 with 4 x SK Hynix PE3110 on asus hyper m.2 x16 card? Any input is most appreciated! Thanks in advance
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    Baller!!! rSSD7101 (A/B)

    Anyone have any experience with these? I was thinking of making it my new GOLD / OS storage pool for my VM's. rSSD7101 Series - HighPoint Global Website https://www.amazon.com/HighPoint-rSSD7101B-4TB-Drive-Black/dp/B077W9D49T?th=1
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    X11SSM: boot Ubuntu 16.04 from NVMe

    Bonsoir STH! In my future build, I want to get rid of a separate bootable drive. But I’m unsure: Can X11SSM(-F) boot from PCIe SSD or this functionality is limited to -SSH? (Assuming fresh Ubuntu installation, UEFI mode)
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    What is it ? Intel P3608

    I have managed to get a deal on Intel P308 1.6TB from Thailand, it arrived and the label states that it's an engineering sample. Standard Intel P3008 1.6TB exposes two 800GB drives to the system, however this one exposes two 1.2TB drives. Label states that his is a model SSDPECME016T4...
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    Does HP ML30 Gen9 support NVMe SSD?

    Hello, Does anybody know that if HP's ML30 Gen9 support NVMe SSD? I just ordered one from Amazon, and the official specs does not mention if it supports NVMe SSD or not. It has Intel C236 as chipset. Model: 831067-425...
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    FS: COCylist Stuff For Sale - 64gb DDR3, X99 MB, Netgear X4S, +more

    I'll update this listing as pieces are sold, so if you see it here, it's still available. i7-5820K - SOLD Original owner, comes with box. Never overclocked since it was used in a test server where stability was my top priority. ASRock OC Formula X99 LGA2011-3 - $200 Original owner, comes with...
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    [SOLD] Intel P3700 400GB U.2 2.5" + Funtin U.2-PCIe adapter

    SOLD (all) Selling an Intel P3700 400GB NVMe SSD in U.2 2.5" form factor and (either together or separately) a Funtin U.2 to PCIe x4 adapter (v3.0, no cables required). Short story: I got a great deal on the P3700, but it turns out that my workload isn't high enough queue depth to see a...
  11. Patrick

    256GB Toshiba NVMe SSD m.2

    I have a few ZFS setups with these drives and thought someone here may be interested since this is very inexpensive for this capacity. 3 days left at $70 or a BIN of $90 + 13 shipping Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK 256GB M.2 SSD NVMe | eBay Looks decent.
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    Samsung 960 NVME on napp-it for cache?

    I'm rebuilding a small office server and using a bunch nifty components. (See list below) One of which is a Samsung 960 EVO m.2 NVME. I am, however, not able to get napp-it to see it as a drive. It is running through the pcie slot using an adapter. The bios sees it fine and an nvme drive I saw...
  13. TheBloke

    ZFS read caching with SSD: is cache used as well as storage, or instead?

    Hi all I am upgrading my Solaris 11.3 home server/NAS. I have 27 x 2TB SATA3 drives, which will be configured as three 9-drive VDEVs; either 3 x RAIDZ2 or 3 x RAIDZ3, I haven't decided yet. I also plan to add a couple of SSDs for SLOG and read cache, and my question for this thread is about...
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    Samsung NVMe drivers for MS Windows Server 2016 ?

    Does anybody know how to get or how to install Samsung NVMe drivers for MS Windows Server 2016 ? Samsung support webpage offers NVMe drivers version 2.1 for Windows 10, while installing on MS Windows Server 2016 it complains that's not supported OS. Tried to extract files from the .exe however...
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    NVMe boot with SuperMicro X9DA7 & X9DRi-F

    Parts used: SuperMicro X9DA7 Samsung 960 EVO NVMe - 500GB Angelbird Wings PX1 2x Kingston USB flash drives Step 1: Create Win10 UEFI USB. I used the 1st part of these instructions: Windows 10 Tip: Create Windows 10 Setup Media the Right Way - Thurrott.com I added 2 folders to the USB drive...
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    Workstation Storage Question

    Hey all, I'm currently working out a new build for a home workstation that I use to work with my racks and also for pleasure. My current rig is going to be sold and I want to avoid some of the issues I was having with my Samsung Pro NVMe. My Questions: What is the fastest storage device...
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    1x P3600/3700 or 4x S3500 for VM Storage

    Hi, After swapping out my data storage disks, I'm swapping out my VM storage for something quicker. Currently debating between: 480GB Dell S3500 for ~ $200 (Intel lists warranty till 2019) Samsung PM853T 960GB ~$330 ( can't find the warranty check tool lol) Intel DC P3605 1.6TB $850,- (no...
  18. Patrick

    Fun with storage performance today

    128K sequential write speed a few minutes into the workload: And
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    Techman XC100 Family

    I was looking these SSDs up as they are coming out with a new dual port model next month. Here is the official product page: TECHMAN SSD The whitepaper is #1 on Google search results yet is marked confidential: http://tm-ssd.com/whitepaper/TM-XC100-NVMe-SSD-Technical-Whitepaper.pdf This may...
  20. Patrick

    New 48TB NVMe 11.5TB SATA SSD Glamour Shot

    I have to admit, it has been awhile since we have had this many SSDs. They will have to go back soon but fun while they are here. I think the 18x 450GB 10K RPM drives that arrived today are feeling inadequate. The 1.5TB of DDR4 that also arrived was much happier. Unfortunately, one of the...