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    Do you lose speed Partitioning NVME and What is Cache Enhancement for NVME SSDs

    Hi all, I just got a WD SN750. First time ever using an NVME. I was looking at the reviews and the top review, the guy was getting record seq read writes: He attributed it to 4GB Ram Cache enhancement. I wanted to see if you guys know what this is? If it makes much of a difference and if so...
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    What type of SSD is this port for and what type of interface does the bottom one have?

    Hello, Could someone explain to me the difference in connector, specs and names between the two SSD types here (male and female)? Thank you
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    Western Digital Launches Budget WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD

    Western Digital has announced its new WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD product line that features budget friendly offerings. The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) in the U.S. is $54.99 USD for 250GB (model number: WDS250G1B0C) and $77.99 USD for 500GB (model number: WDS500G1B0C). The drives...
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    NVME Write speed extremely low.....

    I run windows 10 and use the MSI MEG ACE Z390 motherboard. I am struggling to understand why my NVME drives write performance is abysmal. Ive done a fresh install of windows which did not resolve the issue. The latest intel chipset drivers are installed as well.
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    WD Black nvme 512 gb ssd $130

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820250098&cm_re=wd_black_nvme-_-20-250-098-_-Product Same price on Amazon. On par with Samsung EVO 512 gb nvme in many reviews.
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    PCIe NVMe SSD in production environment

    I've got at work Dell R730xd with 6 NL-SAS 7200RPM 8TB Drives in RAID10. Is was fine for what we use it - hyperv and main storage. OS is Server 2012R2 DC with about 20 VM. 1 of those is around 2TB bit and uses DFS. Recently i looked at perfmon and after a bit heavier work for example i've...
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    Samsung 960 Pro SSD over-provisioning

    Does anyone know if there is a method to add over-provisioning on the Samsung 960 Pro SSD, except making a partition of a size that is smaller than the drive capacity? E.g., there is HPA (Host Protected Area) that could be used to add over-provisioning on a SATA-drive, but it couldn't be used on...
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    FS: 32G (2x16G) DDR4 SO-DIMM RAM Corsair

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    Confused about M2 NVME and MSI Z170A Gaming M7

    Hi there, So I'm doing my first new build in something like 10 years. Yikes where have the years gone? I just ordered the MSI Z170A Gaming G7 and was now looking at SSD's. I'm looking at the Samsung 950 PRO 512 GB NVM Express. SAMSUNG 950 PRO M.2 512GB PCI-Express 3.0 x4 Internal Solid...
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    ASUS Z170 MoBos: which will allow raiding 2 M.2s + 2 U.2s still having 2 free sata ports?

    Hi everybody I would appreciate a clarification on the possibility of configuring a bootable raid 10 with 2 Samsung 950 PROs + 2 Intel 750 SSDs, still keeping 2 extra free sata ports for hard drives. I was considering either the Maximus Extreme or the Z170-WS or the Z170-Premium which comes...