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    Adding 12gb/s SAS to an Older Quanta Server

    This isn't really a 'guide' but more 'how I did it.' Hardware: For starters, I'm working on a Quanta S210-X22RQ 2U LGA2011 (some fellow strugglers). Mine came with 2 SAS controllers, the LSI MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i 6gb/s for the front bays and LSI 2008 mezzanine 6gb/s (DA0S2GTH8B0) (no battery) I...
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    How to Exploit High-Performance I/O for High-Performance Storage Engines

    Read time ... Paper >> What Modern NVMe Storage Can Do, And How To Exploit It: High-Performance I/O for High-Performance Storage Engines Leanstore >> Website Src of data etc >> Leanstore OLTP Storage Engine - Github
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    NVMe on Dell Precision Workstation T7910

    Hello folks! I've recently acquired two T9710 which are arriving soon so they can be a home lab VMWare Cluster. I'm adding to each machine 8x SATA3 consumer level SSDs using SAS breakout cables. Those are capacity disks. I also need to add 4x NVMe M.2 SSDs. However, the T7910 doesn't have M.2...
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    SOLD [FS] [US-MN] 3.84TB SAS (6gbps) SSD 95%+ Endurance Remaining / HP 3PAR Drives

    SOLD I originally bought 19 of these, but only needed 11, so if anyone wants to buy the last 8 off of me I'm putting them up for sale here. Sale is through paypal invoice unless you are local to MN (55330) and want to do cash with discount. SMART data and pictures below. I have low level...
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    Samsung PM1723a aka MZWLL3T8HMJP-000G7

    While actively searching for a larger amount of SSDs larger or equal to 4TB, I received an offer from a Chinese contact for Samsung 1723a or MZWLL3T8HMJP-000G7. I never heard about PM1723's but 1725's. I'm also unable to collect any usable information about these drives. Has anyone ever heard...
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    [FS] [USA-MN] Dell PowerEdge R730XD 26SFF (4x U.2 NVME) / 2x E5-2630L V4 / 256GB RAM / 2x1G & 2x10G Port / 2x 1100W PSU / Drives Available

    Selling a Dell PowerEdge R730XD with the U.2 NVME enablement option. Built this to mess around with some U.2 NVME drives I got, but now I’m moving them into production and no longer need this. Updated and diagnostic tested. I have some SAS drives listed below that you can add in as well. If...
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    Micron 5200/5300 Flash original FW to Dell/HPE/etc drives?

    Does anyone know whether these older Micron 5X00 SATA SSDs can be cross-flashed with the original/stock Micron firmware if the drives came out of Dell/HPE ones and have slightly different product numbers (not the ****YY suffix afaik) or would one have to go down the rabbit hole trying to find FW...
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    Unexpectedly slow SSD pools using Proxmox 8.3 > TrueNAS SCALE 23.10

    System Host - Proxmox 8.3.1 EPYC 7302p Supermicro H11SSL-i 128GB ECC DDR4 3200 118GB Optane system drive VM - TrueNAS SCALE 23.10 8 cores 64GB RAM Passthrough - EPYC SATA #1 - HDDs Passthrough - NVMe drives Drives HDD 10TB HGST 7200RPM SATA - HUH721010ALE601 SSD 1TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus...
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    [WTB][US-CA] 4-5x Samsung SM863 1.92TB SSDs

    As the subject says, I am looking for four-five of these & if anyone has some to let go, please let me know, thanks!
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    M2 SSD - PCIE Version effect on IOPS

    I am currently looking for drives for an upcoming proxmox server build. So it is going to be mostly random read / write and not a lot of sequential. One option would be to go with "normal" m2 ssds on a pcie riser. The server is pcie gen3 and now i am thinking about just going with gen4 drives...
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    looking for ssd recommendations for heavy seeding ?

    I'm downloading and seeding stuff 24/7. there's not a second where my torrent container is chilling and doing nothing. I don't want to wear out my HDDs with constant reads/writes. If I'm behaving myself I probably download around 1TB worth of linux isos per week. i know i don't REALLY need an...
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    PM983 device itself not being detected by ESXi (8.0.1)

    I bought 3x MZ1LB1T9HALS PM983 drives off eBay. They are all new with zero hours. I'm trying to use these with ESXi 8. I currently have 970 Evo Plus's that work just fine, even with vSAN. VMware HCL lists minimum supported firmware for the PM983 in 8U1 as EDA7202Q. Mine came with EDA73F2Q...
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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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    F/S: Intel Optane SSD 900P Series (280GB AIC PCIe X4 3D XPoint) - Brand New

    Hello! I have a stock of Intel Optane SSDs that would be a great addition to your computer or a good way to get a server built. They are in brand-new condition and will be shipping from NY! Price is listed at $160 per unit on ebay, I would let them go for $120 + shipping. PM me by 7/19 and get...
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    SSD version of Supermicro 5-in-3 JBOD enclosure?

    I have a pair of this enclosure and I'm currently using adapters to mount ten 2.5" SSDs into 3.5" drive bays. Does anyone know if there exists a higher density version of these enclosures purpose built for 2.5" disks?
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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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    Backblaze Drive Stats

    Q1 2023 >> Source:
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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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    Backblaze SSD Edition: 2022 Drive Stats Review

    Backblaze - Annual 2022 SSD Report >> Link: The SSD Edition: 2022 Drive Stats Review
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    Avoid Samsung 980 and 990 with Windows Server

    Samsung drives newer than the 970 (the last to use a Samsung nvme driver) are not reliable with Windows Server. Over the past several months I've been debugging issues with both Intel and AMD servers that reset to the bios and the SSD is not detected until a power off/on cycle. I was really...