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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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    Mini SAS HD Cable from onboard U.2?

    Hi all, I have an Lenovo P700 workstation for which I purchased 2x Lenovo 03T8798 as shown here. I just thought I'd prefer a hot swap style of connector. However it requires a sas card with Mini SAS HD connectors. I notice there are plenty of PCIe Mini SAS HD cards such as this one for the...
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    How to connect U.2 SSDs with the least amount of adapters to an AsRock Rack ROMED6U-2L2T?

    Hello there, I have an AsRock Rack ROMED6U-2L2T motherboard that has a bunch of Mini Sas HD & Slimsas ports and also four PCIe Gen 4.0 16x slots and given that the Slimas / Slimline ports are supposedly 8i, I thought I might just get two of these cables and be able to hook up two U.2 (Intel DC...
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    Asus Strix X399-E U.2 (sff-8639) to SATA using mini HD SAS to SATA

    Hello All, I need help figuring out If I can utilize the U.2 connector for extra SATA storage, currently I have a Norco RPC 4020 case and two Dell HBA 330 that are working, I need to use the last 4 bays in my 4u case, but I would like to know if I can plug in a mini SAS HD cable to 4 SATA, will...
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    Asus Strix X399-E U.2 (sff-8639) to SATA using mini HD SAS to SATA

    Hello All, I need help figuring out If I can utilize the U.2 connector for extra SATA storage, currently I have a Norco RPC 4020 case and two Dell HBA 330 that are working, I need to use the last 4 bays in my 4u case, but I would like to know if I can plug in a mini SAS HD cable to 4 SATA, will...
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    reasons for SATA SSD over NVMe?

    Hello, are there any reasons to prefer SATA TLC SSD over NVMe TLC SSD? I have to replace my storage discs in my PC. One of the HDD in the Storage Spaces Mirror is dying. There is no heavy load on this storage. Manly read access. And mainly archived data. Basically, the data I want to have...
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    TrueNAS HBAs: SuperMicro AOC-SLG3 4E4[x] [redriver] or [retimer] w non-SM MB: (Dell or Gigabyte).

    Looking for a 16-lane HBA for TrueNAS to connect 4x x4 U.2 NVMe drives that's: • Inexpensive • Isn't a bottleneck... • FreeBSD compatible (TrueNAS HCL) • Compatible with NON-SuperMicro hardware (Dell PowerEdge or Gigabyte MB) I'd been advised to look at these SuperMicro HBAs, but don't...
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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...
  9. Bjorn Smith

    EU WTB: Cheap U.2 SSDs

    Hi, I just received a cheap U.2 controller from china (https://forums.servethehome.com/index.php?threads/noname-nvme-adapters.30509/) and I want to test if it even works, so for that process I need 4x CHEAP u.2 drives. It does not matter what size or state they are in, as long there is life...
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    Asus WS C422 SAGE 10G - U.2-Port to MiniSAS-HD possible ?

    Hi all, I've found the following mainboard: Asus WS C422 SAGE 10G It has 8 SATA-ports and two U.2-ports with SFF 8643 connectors. In two 5.25" slots of the chassis I want to use an ICY DOC bay for up to 8x 2,5" SATA-SSDs. (ToughArmor MB508SP-B). This bay has 2x miniSAS HD (SFF-8643) ports. In...
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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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    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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    Quad Port U.2 card?

    Hi, I'm sure I'm not the only who is looking for such a solution: I'm looking to purchase 4 U.2 drives and hook them into a Threadripper based motherboard (I didn't buy any motherboard yet, still planning). Surprisingly, the only card I found is the Supermicro AOC-SLG3-4E4R (and the 4E4T...
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    NVMe storage server on a budget

    I'm looking to build/buy a high-performance NVMe storage server for virtualization purposes. I need a server with at least 8 hot-swappable nvme (or with storage, adaptable to nvme drives, u.2 maybe?) that does not break the bank(prefferably, under $10K without the drives) Plain nvme...
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    NVMe M.2 SSDs in U.2 enclosure

    Will NVMe M.2 form factor SSDs placed in an U.2 2.5" enclosure perform similar to their U.2 counter parts? And can they be used with the Supermicro's NVMe server lineup? Any enclosure recommendations?
  16. Bjorn Smith

    EU *obsolete*

    Hi, I have two Intel P3700 400GB U.2. brand new drives still in anti-static packaging that I would like to sell. Intel® SSD DC P3700 Series Product Specifications I am hoping to get £100 + shipping per drive. But if you are interested and think my price is way off, PM me with an offer. I...
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    U.2 to quad M.2 carrier (2.5 inch form factor)?

    While oogling assorted NVMe gear, I ran across a bit of an oddball device. U.2 2.5" form factor device that hosts a PCIe switch and 4 M.2 22110 drives. An interesting potential alternative to an Amfeltec Squid. Viking Enterprise Solutions U20040 U.2 NVMe SSD M.2 Carrier High Performance Solid...
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    New U.2 NVRAM NVMe SSD (Radian formerly Viking)?

    Previously it was reported that the Viking Technology U.2 NVMe NVRAM drive was no longer available despite only a year after announcement, or at the least no ordinary humans could obtain it. VT-PM8 & VT-PM16 Persistent Memory Drive - Viking Technology | Memory and Storage Solutions It...
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    Not a good deal (Intel DC P3600 800 GB NVMe U2 $200 on eBay)

    NEW..Hawelett packart 800GB NVME PCIE 2.5 SOLID STATE DRIVE SSD 765064 | eBay HP branding. Not my listing.
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    4 Bay 2.5" NVMe U.2 SSD Mobile Rack For External 5.25" Bay - ICY Dock ToughArmor MB699VP-B

    I have been using different types of ICY DOCK mobile racks for long time. Among them, ToughArmor series is my favorite. Here is MB994SP-4SB-1 in my DELL T7810 workstation. When NVMe drive and U.2 interface are getting more and more popular, I was curious why there was not NVMe mobile rack for...