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M.2 SSD nvme PCIe 4.0 backward compatibility with PCIe 3.0 / 2.0?

How to know that M.2 SSD PCIe 4.0 disk is backward compatible with PCIe 3.0 / 2.0 PCI expansion bus? I want to connect PCIe 4.0 disk through adapter. Thank you!
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Is it possible to boot form M.2 NMVE on old motherboards?

I have ASUS M5A97_R20 AM3+ https://www.asus.com/SupportOnly/M5A97_R20/HelpDesk_Manual/ motherboard. With two PCI-E x16 slots and want to use M.2 NMVE -> PCI-E x16 adapter to attach the disk, is it ...
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Server ssd m.2 nvme to pcie adapters [duplicate]

I'm building a server for my own business Motherboard is an Asrock ROMED8-2T CPU is an Epcy 16C Model 7302P SP3 RAM is 32GB 3200MHZ DDR4 ECC Reg CL22 DIMM 2RX4 Micron E x 8 I am considering buying ...
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Is there no simple Wifi to ethernet rj45 adapter?

The situation I want to connect a device to my home network. The device only have a RJ45 port and doesn't have any usb port. The device isn't far from my Wifi router, but I would prefer not to pass ...
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Do Displayport versions apply to cables?

I have a Dell P2415Q monitor, it is UHD monitor, which has mini displayport as one of its input sources. I do not have any other outputs with mDP connector, and I want to only use full sized DP cables,...
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How to Transfer Data from an eSata Laptop Port to a USB C External SSD

Unfortunately, the laptop I'm using only has USB 2.0 ports, which really slows down data transfer rates to this external hard drive: Samsung Portable SSD T7 USB 3.2 1TB Fortunately, the laptop does ...
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Is my PCI-e setup proposal technically possible?

I have a question for the connoisseurs of PCI-e technology and graphics cards. I have an old NUC lying around in a closet. It has a specific case where there is more space than the Intel one. Also, it ...
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Docking station that connects via both USB 3 and USB C, has various video interface ports

I'm looking for a docking station that works with my current laptop (HP Pavilion 15-AY013NR) but will also work with a new laptop. The current one has USB 2/3 ports and no USB C, but I expect the new ...
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USB 3.1 splitter Type C (male) to 2x Type A (male)

Because the default power of USB 3.1 is at max. 4,5 Watt I thought I could use a splitter or Y cable for that. The idea is that one USB-A male connector transfers the data (10 Gbit) and power and the ...
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Charger for MSI gaming laptop

My laptop is GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro: https://www.msi.com/Laptop/GS63VR-7RG-Stealth-Pro/Specification Since provided AC adapter is too heavy, I'd like to buy a smaller compatible charger. The ...
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Which USB wifi adapter has best open source driver on Linux (linux-firmware ...) support?

I need a WiFi adapter for my Linux desktop computer. The modern WiFi adapter usually lack the support for Linux platform (don't not need manually installation (include in linux-firmware)), but ...
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Currenza C2 coin reader MDB adapter for Android device

The Currenza C2 is a vending machine coin reader that uses a multidrop bus (MDB) interface. I wish to create a vending machine using the Currenza C2 B6M for coin reading, and connect it to an Android ...
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Right angled car cigarette lighter adapter

My car's cigarette lighter is situated so that any devices I put into it protrude and brush my hand when I change gear, which is very annoying (and potentially dangerous). I am looking for something, ...
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Lightest possible adapter for Dell XPS with optional power bank features

I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop, and am looking for a power adapter with specific requirements. Here's what I'm after: Must have Works on XPS 15 9550 (ir-6700HQ with 1080p screen) Works with EU (Dutch) ...
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looking for a usb to mini pcie adapter

I have some mini pcie wireless cards I want to use with my laptop. I ordered one such device from amazon, but it was a sham, there was litterly no components on the PCB, there is no way I could have ...
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Is there, or could anyone make a tiny 1 to 2 USB-C "splitter" hub that only contains a female USB-C-PD port and a female USB-C data port?

It still amazes me that it's almost the end of 2018 and still no one seems to have been able to, to my knowledge, find or create such a device. I did however gather some more information, so here I go....
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Performant M.2 SATA PCIe Adapter Card That Takes Multiple M.2 SSDs—Preferably RAID-capable

I’ve found a product that I may want to purchase since I have spare M.2 SATA SSDs lying around: StarTech.com PEXM2SAT3422 I’m hoping to find out if something better exists out on the market. ...
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Getting a USB into 3.5 floppy drive

I'm dealing with a 3.5 inch floppy drive and I'm curious if there's any way to get a USB drive's data directly into the place where the floppy drive would usually be inserted. Is there such a device?
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wireless mobile cable?

I'm looking for a way to connect a mobile device to a generic computer device wireless. Simply converting the normal micro usb / type c / lightning cable into a wireless micro usb / type c / ...
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Need to find adapter for laptop ATAPi/IDE to SATA

I need to integrate a 9.5 or 12.7 mm laptop optical BluRay drive into a small form factor case that only accepts a slot in drive. I have the slot in drive but it some small/slim ATAPI/IDE. The ...
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HP Elitebook 8470P Power 65 watt or 90 watt

I have an HP Elitebook 8470P. It does a lot of heavy SQL Work. I was running it with 65 Watt 18.5V 3.5A Power Adapter which came with it. It overheated and burst a couple of days back after using it ...
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Macbook Retina 2012/2013 (SATA) To m.2

I recently bought an adapter which allowed me to install a Samsung SSD in my Early 2013 Macbook 15 Pro with SATA. However, now I have a spare 512 GB Apple SSD with it‘s proprietary interface. I‘d ...
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Cheapest way to connect power, DisplayPort and two USB devices to USB-C port

Essentially I want to have a very simple docking solution for a laptop with a USB-C port, to provide power to the laptop and connect a monitor (with DisplayPort) and two input devices (with USB) to it....
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Cable recommendation for HDMI display

I am a bit lost on what adapters and cables I need for connecting a second external monitor to my laptops. I already have an external HDMI monitor. All my three laptops have HDMI ports with which I ...
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Connect an SSD to an old MotherBoard ASRock K7S41GX

I have an old desktop running Linux, and I would like to put a SSD in as my main drive (replacing the current HDD). The idea is to speed up the computer by placing the OS and applications in the SSD. ...
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