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    WTS: x4 Seagate 1351 Nytro 3.84TB Enterprise-grade SATA SSDs

    Selling x4 Seagate 1351 Nytro 3.84TB SATA SSDs. These are all like new with very little drive wear as SMART data indicates. They all test long tests using the Seagate SSD utility. Ideal use cases are for high I/O caching duty as these SSDs have a total write capacity of 7000TB. These disks are...
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    Server not recognizing SSD

    Hey all, I have a server that I purchased from here It is a SuperMicro 230900-1U-X9DRI-LN4F+1.1-4BLTQ-1PS The BIOS shows up as Supermicro x9DRi-LN4+/X9DR3-LN4+ I recently picked up a Samsung 870 EVO 4TB SSD to pop in it for my esxi server, however the...
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    From spinners to SSD

    Hi Folks. I have a SQL Server database running on a virtualized Windows Server 2012 R2 (VMware ESXi). I have a task from Accountancy to boost the performance of the database. The database has about 70GB and the RAM allocated is about 90GB. The virtual machine is spinning on SAS Disks 10k -...
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    WTS: All Sold Please Delete

    All sold.
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    NVMe options for homelab

    So I recently acquired a new server for my lab, now I'm debating on storage options. I'm looking for around 2TB, also nothing mission critical is planned on this machine, hence a single SSD would be enough for now. Since price difference between SATA and NVME is negligible and SAS (12G) is...
  6. bryan_v

    HighPoint SSD7540 PCIe 4.0 x16 8-Port M.2 NVMe Card - Thoughts?

    Trying to purchase a single HoneyBadger from Liqid is like pulling teeth, and now Highpoint has released an 8-port PCIe4 M.2 Card through normal channels. Has anyone tried out this card, and/or compared it to the HoneyBadger LQD4500? The Liqid devs said they modified the Switch firmware code...
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    Questions About SanDisk Fusion IoScale 3.2TB PCIe SSD (F11-002-3T20-CS-0001)

    As the title suggests, I have a few questions about the Fusion IoScale 3.2TB SSD: Is this device supported in ESXi 6.5u3 and/or 6.7u3 ? Will this device work without installing additional drivers ? If not, where should I go to download the required drivers ? What level of performance should I...
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    (FS) High-End SSD Motherload! Latest Optane, NVME HW Raid, All PCI Gen4.

    I have the following drives/controllers for sale. All are either new/open box or just used for some benchmarking tests. Paypal and US only. I will pay fedex expedited shipping. Everything is in excellent condition and I will gladly accept returns if needed. All items include best offer as...
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    DirectFlash Module U.2 Pure Storage

    Dear all, is DFM (DirectFlash Module) from Pure Storage with interface U.2 can be detect or opened with Mini SAS HD to U.2? I wish this DFM can be used on my PC as Flash Storage NVMe heuheuheu... Regards, Irfan
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    MDADM RAID6 - unstable behavior

    Hello, I have a big fat server with 22 * 15.36TB Micron 9300 Pro SSDs connected directly to the motherboard via PCIe lines. I have setup a RAID6 configuration without any write caching, getting an array of about 307,2 TB. On top of the array I have a big fat MySQL instance and what I have...
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    Help me find a NAS, 10gbps/SSDs

    Hello, I am tasked with upgrading the storage for our marketing department, they work with a lot of Adobe software and their files can become pretty big 10GB+ Currently they are working of a Synology NAS with 4x WD RED Pro 4TB in BTRFS, SHR-1, they are only using about 450GB now (most data is...
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    [FS][US-KS/MO] 4x Seagate Nytro 1351 3.84TB SATA SSDs read-intense enterprise class - lightly used - PENDING

    I have 4 of my original batch of 8 server SSDs left after changing out to SAS recently. These are Seagate Nytro 1351 3.84TB SATA SSD parts. MPN: XA3840LE10063 More details at All of...
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    HPE Samsung PM1725B NVME U.2 3.2TB - $540 OBO

    Great pricing for a datacenter grade U.2 NVME drive, especially considering the recent rise in prices. Offered $470 for 2, accepted. Edit: Some more details, these were manufactured Mar. 2020 - they may still be in warranty but I wouldn't count on it. Samsung rates these...
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    Firmware for HPE Samsung PM1725B

    I just got my PM1725B and was looking around for updates. Does anyone know if there are there any HPE firmware updates? The HPE part number is P09770-003 and model number is MZ-WLL3T2B. From what I can see, HPK2 is the most recent firmware - can anyone confirm this? Thanks for the help.
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    storage gold rush?

    Someone bought my slightly used 2TB DC P4510 drives for 450 USD recently. This was above average price for NEW drives a few months ago. I didn't care, they're just lying around unused because I thought, well, 2TB doesn't cut it anymore but these things get darn hot. Why run them? I'd rather use...
  16. hmartin

    Looking for more information on Violin Memory PCIe SSD

    Last year I bought two Violin Memory VIO-M1-LP PCIe SSDs from an eBay vendor: Not much information is available on these devices, except some few articles (which read like a press release) from 2013. A year later, Hynix bought Violin's PCIe SSD assets. I couldn't even find the PCI ID of the...
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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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    Intel D7-P5510 now in stock

    The Intel D7-P5510 SSD is now in stock at Provantage, CompSource and probably others. Pricing on the 3.84 TB model is roughly $100 more than the equivalent P4510 model. Has anyone tried one out yet?
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    MZ7WD960HMHP detects wrong size

    update: only size incorrect issue remain for some reason wrong size is shown for the drive 880GB instead of 960GB i am running with ubunu 20.04 live cd. i successfully formatted and erased using hdparm i tired format with Samsung DC toolkit but it fails: here is some reports\logs...
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    [WTB] 10x sas 2.5' ssd 400GB+, 10x X5670 cpu, mellanox qsfp cables, cisco switches

    Looking for 10x 2.5 sas ssds 90% life left 400GB or more willing to pay up to 300-400$ for all of them 10x X5670 cpu willing to pay 100$ for all of them 10x, qsfp mellanox cable mix sizes 0.5-1m 10$ each 3x Cisco WS-C3750X-48P-s\e + C3KX-NM-10G any other model with stacking in the back...