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Seeking SSD for MacBook that doesn't create problems when unplugged [closed]

I have this SSD Sometimes I inadvertently unplug it, or the MacBook runs out of battery when I'm not watching and powers down. And then it is a completely random process to get it to show up again. ...
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Is buying a SSD for Ubuntu a good deal?

I want to buy an external drive to run SSD, without touching my Windows HDD. However, this is a little investment so I am wondering if you can answer my few questions. Here are my laptop specs: Intel ...
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How to buy the right comptabile SDD drive to my lenovou labtop

I want to replace a HDD (Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172) in a Lenovo Flex 5-1570 (Type 81CA) with an SSD. I am looking for 500 GB or 1 TB. Is this SSD SAMSUNG 1TB 860 EVO-Series 2.5 compatible for my ...
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Can I add an NVMe SSD to my motherboard?

I have a TOSHIBA P50-C-10G laptop. and want to upgrade the internal drive from HDD to SSD. I am considering either SATA or NVMe, but I'm not sure if my computer has support for NVMe. I opened it up ...
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Upgrade MacBook Pro (2011) RAM or SSD?

I have a 13in MacBook Pro (late 2011). System Info as follows: Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1 Processor Name: Intel Core i5 Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number ...
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Hardware shopping: What M.2 SSD should I buy

Based on this topic's answers https://superuser.com/questions/1535127/hardware-shopping-can-all-m-key-slot-work-with-nvme#1535127 I am pretty sure that my Laptop do not accepts M.2 NVMe SSD. I want ...
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Hardware specifications for new laptop performing general software development and ML/DL experimentation?

I'm currently looking to upgrade my current Samsung Ultrabook I got in 2013 to a new MacBook Pro 16" with the following specs: 2.3GHz 8‑core 9th‑generation Intel Core i9 processor, Turbo Boost up to ...
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External hard drives for use with MacBook Pro’s, best performance recommendations?

I have a MacBook Pro Retina Mid 2012 with 8gb of ram and 256gb SSD 15”. My goal is to be able to run MS Visual Studio 2017 / 2019 on a 16gb ram machine. I know you can run Visual Studio for Mac, but ...
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What's the most recommended SSD for a Lenovo thinkpad x220?

I want to upgrade my Lenovo Thinkpad x220 with an SSD, but I'm not sure how much storage capacity I should target, maybe around 200-300 GB should be sufficient. What product do you recommend? Thanks
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m.2 vs ssd which is better

I have a HP laptop I want to upgrade my HP 15 ay122ne (i7-7500U 8GB RAM 1TB HDD 4GB graphics) Can anyone please help me with the following: For max performance, which is better, a 2.5" SSD or m.2 ...
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What are the best(for me) SSDs to install in Dell G5 5590?

I'm going to buy a laptop and by now that Dell seems a good choice to me. Reading the manual,they let me in a doubt about which SSDs I need to buy when I upgrade it. Please, I'll install the two ...
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Single storage over 10Tb for 2.5inch sata or M.2 nvme

In both cases/connectors, I don t care whether this is an hard drive or a ssd. But the largest hard drive I saw for that case is 5Tb large whereas the largest ssd is 7.68tb large. I want a single ...
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i have dell 5583 i7 which ssd i choose?

I have laptop dell 5583 i7 and I want to get m.2 for it and I use it for flutter android studio which one I choose kingstone m.2 a400 240gb 500/500 read/write adata xpg m.2 s11 nvme 240gb ...
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Suitable ssd for Asus ROG STRIX B450 F GAMING motherboard [closed]

My son's pc has this motherboard: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/ROG-STRIX-B450-F-GAMING The manual says that storage support is: https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/SocketAM4/...
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Patriot P200 SSD for old Asus Zenbook

I've read that they are not so fast and also that reliability is a factor. My notebook is 8 years old now so I guess that all these new fast SSD memory technologies are useless for me, but I need ...
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What is the difference between “M.2 PCIe NVMe” and “M.2 2280, PCIe-NVMe, TLC”

Just trying to figure out what is the difference between M.2 PCIe NVMe and M.2 2280, PCIe-NVMe, TLC ?? I need to choose one. I mean which one is better? Thanks
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SSD for Sony Vaio-71614M

I want to get a SSD 500 gb for Sony Vaio-71614M, I am willing to spend between 20 and 50 euros. If possible a SSD with a SLC memory. Do you guys have any advice or product recomendation?
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Looking for a compatible M.2 drive for my motherboard [closed]

I'm looking to get rid of my old HDD (my xbox HDD is dying so prob put it in that) and replace it with an SSD. I would like to make use of the M.2 port on my motherboard if I can. This is my ...
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PC build for Robotics, Machine Learning and CyberSecurity

I'm planning to build a PC for personal use. I'm studying Swarm Robotics, Machine Learning (for robotics), and Cybersecurity (mainly hacking and pentesting). From what I've read online, there's not ...
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Does my laptop support M.2 SATA SSD?

I have a dell inspiron 5575 laptop, ans the specification sheet of my laptop only mentions M.2 NvMe SSD slot in my laptop, does that mean M.2 SATA SSD wil not work in that slot?? I don't want to ...
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NVMe drive for video intensive work

For an intensive video processing workflow (lot of sequential reading and seeking), I selected the 2TB Seagate FireCuda 510 SSD M2 and the 2TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus; they have few differences: ...
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GA-B150M-D3H motherboard and PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 ssd [closed]

GA-B150M-D3H - https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-B150M-D3H-rev-10/sp#sp : Storage Interface: 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA & PCIe x4/x2/x1 SSD ...
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4TB SATA SSD for iMac internal: Micron or Samsung?

I'm looking to replace the 3TB HDD in my 27" iMac with an SSD of equal or greater size. Opening the case is fairly arduous and re-sealing it requires expensive consumables, so this is something I want ...
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Upgrade ram or SSD?

What should I upgrade ram or SSD? I have a MacBook pro mid 2012 with 500gb hdd hard drive and 4gb ram. I am a mobile app developer by profession. My hard drive is mainly free with 400+ gb free space. ...
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Hardware specification for Deep Learning research

I need a Desktop computer for Deep Learning research work with large datasets. The models of Deep Learning may be huge and complex, so they may need heavy computations. My budget is INR 250000 i.e., ...
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Using SSD in PowerEdge T110 II

I would like to put two SSD drives into my T110 II and have two 3.5" bays free. I have read in various places that the T110 II doesn't support SSD natively, but I also have a PERC H200 controller with ...
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Does Intel DH61WW motherboard support NVME in any form? Which is the fastest storage it can make use of? [closed]

For now I need to replace the current hard-drive because I heard some loud clicking this morning. I am not in a position to upgrade my full PC. My idea is to get the best storage I can with the aim ...
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Which Macbook to buy for compiling an application through Visual Studio in Xcode?

Which Macbook to buy for compiling an application through Visual Studio in Xcode? Macbook requirements Supported the latest version of Xcode Compiling an application through Visual Studio in Xcode ...
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Alternative to Asus Vivobook Pro N580GD-E4087T

I saw the laptop in question and as technical features, for the use I would do with it (software and graphics development), it would be great. The only sore point, from what I read, is the autonomy of ...
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Should I switch from intel core i3 2100 to i5 2500k or i7 2770k for easy working in android studio in 2019

I currently own an old pc with 2gb ram, i3 2100 and with no gpu. So i am thinking to upgrade it to i5 2500k or i7 2700k with 16 gb ram, nvidia 710 2 gb vram and 320 gb ssd Will it be enough to carry ...
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Which should I upgrade for programming in Laptop, RAM or SSD?

I have a Lenovo 320 laptop which has core i3 processor, 7th generation and 4GB RAM. Now for Programming what should I upgrade? Should I upgrade 4GB to 8GB or add 250GB SSD with 1TB HDD? I am really ...
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SSD for single PCIe slot occcupied

I am working on Dell Optiplex 755 Mini Tower (MT). I have upgraded it to Core 2 Quad Q6700 and 8 GB memory. The base board is Dell 0GM819. Tech Specs are here on page 5. The PCI Express x16 connector (...
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Recommendation: drive which is completely sanitizable

Context: I want to store data in digital format, and then destroy it. Let for the moment put physical destruction of the drive (hammer/degausser) aside. Question: which non-volatile drives will be ...
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SSD as A Storage Drive [closed]

I have a laptop with 2 SATA port and one PCIE for WIFI Card (though it can also be used with mini PCIE), one of the SATA port already used with first SSD that also act as primary disk while the other ...
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Best PSU Option for a Lenovo M92P OEM Full Desktop?

Let me clear up as best I can... I am contemplating pulling the trigger on a refurbished Lenovo M92P OEM Desktop Tower that I found for cheap online, the tower looks like this --> Currently, the ...
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Should I upgrade my Laptop with a New m2 PCIe Nvme SSD or SATA SSD?

My Laptop is ASUS ROG GL553VD Model, Here is its Summary Hardware Specification: Intel i7-7700HQ Nvidia GTX1050 128GB m2 PCIe Nvme SSD (there is no HHD installed) 16GB RAM I would like to ask for a ...
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Motherboard that supports hardware RAID for M.2 PCIe Gen3 x4 cards

I am looking for a motherboard that supports hardware RAID for NVMe M.2 2280 PCI-Express 3.0 x4 cards.
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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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which HDD caddy for my Dell Inspiron N5110

I'm planning on adding an SSD to my old DELL Inspiron N5110, using a caddy to put the SSD there instead of the optical drive, but I don't know the size of the caddy that I should buy, 9.5mm or 12.7mm ...
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What SSDs (NVMe + SATA) to a high-performance laptop

I've bought a new, high-performance, laptop Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7577, some basic specs: Model: The exact model number is 7577-92774 Service Tag: HG6D142, you can see the factory HW here: ...
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Gigabyte motherboard M.2 B450 DS3H specification grammar [closed]

I'm newbie with pc-building and I found the gigabyte's page of the product this: 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSD support) * Supports only ...
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Why aren't there motherboards with boatloads of m.2 slots? [closed]

It would seem to be physically possible to fit dozens of m.2 slots on a motherboard. Why can't I find a motherboard with more than 3? Surely servers would have a use case for more than 3 m.2 ssds?
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Slicing 100GB raster datasets

Problem I'm working with huge brain imaging raster data with four dimensions (x,y,z,t). The dimension sizes are respectively ~1000, ~600, ~20, ~3000 with data stored as uint16, which makes me ~100GB ...
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What is the difference between Samsung EVO and PRO SSD [closed]

There are considereble price differences between EVO and PRO series of Samsun SSDs. Is it worth it to buy a PRO series? What is the difference between EVO and PRO in first place?
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Is ADATA XPG SX6000 512GB PCIe Gen3x2 M.2 2280 SSD compatible with Alienware 17 R3? [closed]

Is ADATA XPG SX6000 PCIe 512GB PCIe Gen3x2 M.2 2280 NVMe SSD compatible with Alienware 17 R3? According to the specification, Alienware 17 R3 supports PCIe Gen3x4 but this SSD is of PCIe Gen3x2. Is ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon on Core2Duo? [closed]

I setup a clean install of Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on a 2007 Sony Vaio laptop with Core2Duo processor and 2 GB of memory. It has the original 160 GB HDD. I set the computer up for my parents and 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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SSD for Asus N552VX laptop

Asus N552VX laptop comes with a hard disk. To make it faster I replaced the hard disk with Adata Ultimate SU800 SSD(SATA connection) and attached the mechanical hard disk replacing optical disk drive. ...
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M2 drive for Xiaomi air 13.3

I just bought a Xiaomi air 13.3 (2018). It comes with 2 M2 SSD bays, one is occupied by the stock M2 NVMe (that I replaced with a Samsung 970) and the other one is open. I tried to put the old SSD in ...
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SSD or Intel Core i5 8250U

I need to buy a new laptop and I've been doing my homework for about 3 days now. After going through a lot of laptops, I've found that within my budget and keeping everything else in common (RAM, ...