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    My DIY pcie fan for pcie ssds

    So I recently got a 1.65 TB fusion io ssd which was fantastic except for the fact it runs hotter than my cpu at 63C. After a day of looking for usb and pcie fan I thought about mounting a fan directly onto my ssd which was near impossible. Then I realized I can glue a sff pc fan to a mounting...
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    FS: 6x 3.2TB Oracle MZWLK3T2HCJL (Samsung PM1725) U.2 PCIe NVMe Enterprise SSD

    I am selling 6x 3.2TB Oracle MZWLK3T2HCJL (Samsung PM1725) U.2 PCIe NVMe Enterprise SSD Selling each for $280 shipped via USPS Priority Mail (US48 ONLY) Payment: Cash App, Venmo, Samsung Pay, Google Pay, Zelle, PayPal + fee (2.9%), Cash (Local) I am located at 94583 (USA) my trader feedback...
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    HBA pcie 2.0 x8 card on pcie 3.0 x4 (electrical)

    I've filled up my motherboards 8 sata slots and now I'm looking for an HBA to get 8 more. Alas, I've only got a pcie 3.0 x8 physical with x4 electrical. I'm planning to expand my zfs pool and now I'm wondering if there are any serious bottlenecks having only 4 lanes would entail. It seems as...
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    Nmve PCIe SSD in Dell Poweredge R820

    Hi, I was looking for a way to add a PCIe nmve drive to my Dell poweredge 820 running Windows Server 2019. The following parts worked. NVMe drive Intel® SSD 600p Series (256GB, M.2 80mm PCIe 3.0 x4, 3D1, TLC) Product Specifications I picked this adapter because it comes with a Heatsink and...
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    Syba sd-pex-24041

    Hey everyone, I have this dual gigabit adapter (3 of them actually) based on a realtek rtl 8111h with a price switch onboard. You can find this at SYBA Multimedia 2-Port Ethernet PCIe x1 Card - Newegg.com In short, I'd like to get this to work on pfsense and nothing I seem to do including...
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    Looking for advice on 4TB NVME SSDs for workstation use.

    Hello all, I was wondering if I could get some suggestions/recommendations on some 4tb NVME SSDs. I'm a graphic designer by trade and plan on using my computer for profession/business use. I often deal with very large file sizes and intensive workloads, so I need something that is realible and...
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    Weird PCIe Issue

    Not sure where this fits so I'm putting it here. I have a Tyan s7012 that has been great so far except for this one bizarre issue I'm having. I need to put a GPU in the bottom slot of the motherboard because of expansion card spacing but whenever I have a GPU plugged into that slot it doesn't...
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    SOLD : U.2(SFF-8639) to M.2 NVME enclosures(4) with adapter

    SOLD Free shipping in the 48 Qty 4 SFF 8639 U.2 Case enclosure for M.2 NVME drives. part number SY-ADA40112 brand new - never used part here -> 2.5" U.2 (SFF-8639) to M.2 NVMe - SY-ADA40112 amazon link for same product ->...
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    Looking for unique PCIe cards with drivers

    Hey all, I wasn't sure where else to post. I'm looking for unique PCIe cards with drivers available to play around with. I just like trying out different things in my build. I keep finding really interesting, even if older / dated PCIe cards for data compression, SSL / crypto, etc but I end up...
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    Open Hardware for PCIE fabric

    I have been running Mellanox QDR Infiniband primarily due to the magnitude of difference in latency using RDMA and its use via SRIOV in containers and VMs. Unfortunately Infiniband in the industry is almost entirely proprietary and PCIE fabrics have been a promising future for years now without...
  11. nerdalertdk

    Best PCIE nvme x8 800-1200GB

    Hi guys As the title says, i'm looking for best bang for the bucks PCi nvme Need around 1TB storage +-200GB is ok. Must fit en x8 PCI 3.0 slot Going to used for VM storage Price below 450$ I have looked at Supermicro PCI-E 3.0 carrier card for up to four NVMe M.2 SSDs (AOC-SHG3-4M2P) with...
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    [New Find] JEYI JMS585 - PCIe to 5x M.2 SATA3 Adaptor

    Just thought I'd share a new piece of tech I found while doing my weekly browse on AliExpress. I was quite intrigued when I found a PCIe to 5x M.2 SATA3 adaptor for $59.00. Link: US $59.0 |JEYI JMS585 X16 PCIE 5 m. 2 SATA expansion card turn PCIE3.0 SATA RAID array card 5*ssd 5*ngff 5*m.2...
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    WTB - Sonnet Allegro Pro USB3 Pcie card

    Having a hard time tracking this one down at a decent price as it is discontinued. If any VM server builders out there are getting rid of one, let me know. It's a multi-controller USB card that works really well for VMs.
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    Supermicro X9DRX+-F and multi-GPU, PCIe power concerns, risers, etc.

    Hello all, first post here on STH, but i've lurked quite a bit. I participate in the SETI@home project, and I'm doing some brainstorming on a possible new build. So I would like to ask your opinions on some setups. I apologize if this belongs in another forum, but I am not sure which one would...
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    Looking for a solution with 6 full x16 pcie lanes

    Hi, I am in need for a solution that offers six full x16 pcie lanes. I need 4 slots for 4 GPUs (for deep learning purposes, for certain models and toolboxes I use, GPUs in an x8 slot perform significantly slower than in x16 slots), 1 slot for a 100gigabit Mellanox ConnextX-4 NIC, and 1 slot for...
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    x10dax does no recognize gpus in slots 4 and 5

    My sm x10dax dual xeon board (dual e5 2683v3 on board, working fine) has stopped recognizing graphics cards if they sit in slots 4 and 5. Slots 4 and 5 are associated with the second cpu (according to manual). Slots 1,3,6 work fine. These slots go with the first cpu. Gpus in 4 and 5 do not even...
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    ConnectX-3 pro En in x4 slot

    HI, Back again Was comparing CX3 with CX3 pro cards and found out that CX3 cards will work in x4 mode when connected to pcie3 (x8 in gen2), but nothing about this in XC3-Pro En but these lines: --- A lesser width adapter can be seated into a greater width slot (x4 in a x8), but a greater width...
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    Dual sfp+ 10gb nic in pciev3 x4

    Hi My very first post here I was about to buy my first 10gb nic, during my researches I found out that there is almost no pcie gen3 dual sfp+ 10gb nic with x4 edge connector, as the bandwith provided by x4 gen 3 is enough for 40gbps full duplex, is there any reason(backward compatibility, etc)...
  19. fossxplorer

    HGST Virident FlashMAX 2 550GB $145 or BO

    Looks pretty good, although no personal experience with any PCIe based SSDs. Seems to have pretty good read IOPS though. HGST Virident FlashMAX 2 550GB SSD Flash PCIe Enterprise Drive - App Accelerator Update: the spec for this seems much better than the Toshiba HK3E2 Series i i bought recently.
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    IBM H1110 x4 not working in Skylake PCIe x4 slot - suggestions?

    Hey all, I have a Supermicro X11SAE-M and an IBM H1110 (SAS2004, sort of like a LSI 9211-4i but with an x4 form factor) with a Skylake Xeon E3 v5 CPU. The H1110 works in the x16 slot, but is not recognised in the x4 slot (according to Linux lspci). It shows up in the LSI BIOS control center in...