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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

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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...
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    [FS] SAS SSDs 1.6TB, DDR3, DDR2

    SAS SSDs 12x 1.6TB - Micron S630DC-1600 - $120 12x 800GB - Micron S630DC-800 - $80 SMART: endurance (Used) 5%-7% Mfg date: mid 2016 PowerOn: 6 years Will figure out shipping as we go PM me if you are interested Bunch of DDR3, DDR2 from $5 to $10 a piece 128GB+ Samsung 16GB DIMMs RAM...
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    ebay Samsung SM863 1.92TB MLC SATA SSD Model: MZ7KM1T9HAJM Selling point: NAND: MLC TBW: 12,320 TB Spec
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    Unable to post after installing Oracle branded Samsung PM1750 NVMe SSD (2.5") on Supermicro x10drh-ct

    Hi everyone, I have 2 of these Oracle branded Samsung 3.2TB NVMe SSD MZ-WLK3T20 which I salvaged from a Oracle x6-2s server. So tried to install it using the bifurcation NVMe adaptor for U.2 into one of the PCIE 3.0 x8 slots but the system will not post. Tried different slots and same results...
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    Mellanox IB SB7800 Drive Failure

    Good morning, We've had an SSD on our sb7800 infiniband switch fail, have installed a new drive with a cloned image from one of our other identical switches. So far everything looks ok in the management interface, aside the Host ID. Though we do get 1003, 1006 errors when trying to modify...
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    Recommended SSD for home lab (media, docs, projects)

    Hey folks, I want to upgrade my current server and add more SSD storage for frequently used files (personal docs and projects, some media like photos, etc.). 4Tb will be more than enough; I can live with 2Tb as well. Originally I planned to buy Samsung SM863. However, I found multiple threads...
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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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    4TB PCIe SSD $150 - Good deal or waste of money? Manufacturer: RazorBack?

    Found this 4TB PCIe SSD listed on ebay. The seller auto accepts offers of $150. Not sure if this can be booted from or how the storage can be used but it might be worth a try for the low cost/TB. It's from a company that i cannot find any information on whatsoever "RazorBack". I bought 1 so...
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    EU WTB: 4 x Samsung PM883 or Micron 5200/5300 960GB SSD

    Hi, Hope you are all doing well. I'm in the process of expanding my lab array and want to use this opportunity to maybe find some new or used parts here instead of rushing straight to Ebay. I'm looking for 4 x Samsung PM883 960GB or 4 x Micron 5200/5300 960 SSDs. They can have...
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    Help with Finding Correct Firmware Updates for HGST/HP-Rebranded SAS2 SSDs?

    Hello, I've got several HGST Ultrastar HUSMM1616ASS200/HUSMM1616ASS204 that I bought as a bundle. I thought they were identical (except for the minor difference in encryption bits (the 4 vs 0), which I don't care about ... yet). However, they fall into two groups: EMC Branding: These show up...
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    AU WTB: SAS2 4tb+ 2.5" SSDs - no rush though

    My array has now hit 50% capacity so I'm starting to look for the next set of drives to add into it. I have 6 bays that can take SAS 12Gbs drives, so if you have drives over 4TB you're looking to rehome hit me up. I don't really have any particular models in mind, will briefly research any that...