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    Intel Optane 905P 1.5TB on sale $299

    Cheapest price so far Intel Optane 905P Series 1.5TB, 2.5" x 15mm, U.2, PCIe 3.0 x4, 3D XPoint Solid State Drive (SSD) SSDPE21D015TA01 at Newegg for $349 - $50 off w/ promo code SUMMER673, limited offer Key features 2.5" x 15mm, U.2 Form Factor PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 Optimize for write intensive...
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    Are MZ-ILS3T80 PM1633 good?

    I'm looking at multiple sellers of MZ-ILS3T80 PM1633 SAS SSDs. A few of them explicitly say 512B and others don't. Do these have any known longevity or other issues to be aware of? These are for light home use, so I'm not too worried about them being used. Things I am unsure of: Can they be...
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    pcie gen 4 enterprise nvme ssd ~80% price rise questions

    So I am very new to the enterprise hardware world but am purchasing server parts now and have noticed over the past 6-8 months the prices for pcie gen 4 nvme drives go up by about 60% or so. I have been watching the prices on both ebay and newegg and the average price for pm9a3 3.84tb drives has...
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    WTS: Enterprise-grade SSDs, DDR3/DDR4 ECC RAM

    Selling some spare server parts I no longer have a need for. Please ensure compatibility in your intended system before committing to buy. Samsung DDR4 16GB 2Rx4 PC4-2133P ECC RAM - ALL SOLD Samsung DDR3 16GB 2Rx4 PC3L-10600R ECC RAM - $30 shipped for both Intel DC S3610 400GB SATA SSDs - ALL...
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    [USA-WA][H]GTX 1080 FE, Razer Core, NUCs, DDR4 DDR5 SODIMMs, SSDs, SFF M.2 U.2 SATA cables [W]PP, cash

    ALL ITEMS NEGOTIABLE Free USPS / Fedex in USA + many countries. Loc = Vancouver WA / PDX OR Razer Core Thunderbolt 3 eGPU $200 GeForce GTX 1080 FE $150 NUCs - can be sold without RAM, SSD with a discount NUC8i7HVK Hades i7-8809G 16GB RX Vega M 500GB Win11 Home $300 NUC6i7KYK Skull...
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    Toshiba PX05SRB SSD Failures

    Hi all, just posting to see if anyone has any other possible solutions / possibly to raise awareness of these drives failing. I have a several Toshiba PX05SRB SSD’s that are all (except one) reporting to a Dell RAID card that they’ve failed, and when they are plugged into a SuperMicro chassis...
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    Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus viability in Server

    Hi all, I am planning a build which is currently configured to have 4x 12TB HDDs (HDD- HUH721212ALE601), and 2x 4TB Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus M.2, and 768GB RAM. I would like to configure the server such that it uses ZFS RAIDZ-1 and caching to leverage the super fast M.2. I should mention MOBO is a...
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    [FS][USA-OR]Optane 900p 480GB, Lenovo i9+4070 64GB gaming laptop, Apple 27" Thunderbolt monitor

    Hello I am ching8888 from hardwareswap of reddit and Discord with 49 confirmed trades. I accept Paypal G&S or local cash. EVERYTHING IS NEGOTIABLE. Ships FREE to USA via Fedex 2-day or USPS, outside USA cost depends on location and item(s). PM me your country + city for quote. Lenovo Yoga Pro...
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    Adding 12gb/s SAS and Drive Cage 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...