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Patriot P200 SSD for old ZENBOOK

I've readed that the are not so fast, also reliability is the factor. My notebook has 8 years so I guess that all these new fast ssd memory technologies are useless for me, but I need something ...
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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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Shopping for mSATA SSD for Lenovo ThinkPad x220

Looking to upgrade my EDC (Every Day Carry) ThinkPad X220 model 4291. I like the idea of an mSATA SSD to complement a 2.5" SSD in the 2.5" bay for backup. Never installed an mSATA SSD, although I've ...
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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, ...
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Is it worth it to buy SSD drives to a Synology DS218+ for home use? [closed]

I am going to purchase a Synology DiskStation 218+ for home usage. Now, this will be physically located in my apartment and I am fearing that the rattle of two SATA HDD will be disturbing. The NAS ...
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What HDD configuration is best for handling rapid read/writes of small files?

I am running a linux system with an app that constantly reads/writes many small files (e.g close to zero bytes) to a point where 1000-4000 files read/written each minute causing disk innodes close to ...
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Ryzen-based platform for productivity

I am kind of lost when it comes to the "Pro" segment of system building, and I have trouble choosing a suitable platform, specially when everytime I search for something I get bombarded with gaming ...
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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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SSD M.2 NVMe PCIe

I have a Lenovo Thinkstation E32 and I want to install an SSD to speed up my computer, but I got stuck on some specifications such as SSD M.2 and SSD M.2 NVMe. I read that NVMe is more powerful than ...
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USB 3 hub (type A) to SSD for maximum durability and write performance

I have need to connect a large drive (1TB at least) via USB 3 (including a USB 3 hub) in a situation that requires maximum durability under heavy write load for extended periods of time. I was hoping ...
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Which notebook is better to use Android Studio?

I need a notebook to use Android Studio. Which one below is better (all models have 8GB RAM and 15.6" FHD screen)? And what is most important in my case (RAM, Processor, SSD...)? You can also ...
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Upgrading my laptop MSI HDD to SSD

I own a MSI Leopard GP62MVR 6RF with an standard HDD. I want to upgrade it with a new SSD but my question is: does it support an additional SSD or have I to replace its current HDD with a new SSD? And ...
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Fastest SSD for ThinkPad T470p

I have a ThinkPad T470p and the SSD I currently have doesn't seem to perform as well as I'd like. I looked inside there is a M.2 slot (currently empty) which seems too short for most M.2 SSDs. There ...
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I need a NAS solution with conflicting requirements

I have to buy a NAS storage, with a set of simultaneous opposite requirements. In particular, high speed, lots of space and small budget. Can I do something like: - Use a NAS with four bays, two for ...
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Looking for write-hardened USB with high longevity

Use Case I have an application where I need to write a lot of data continuously (several GB/day). It needs to fit in a very small package. It will be deployed in very remote places. It will not be ...
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M.2 NVMe x4 adapter card for PCIe x1 slot

I am trying to find something that is exceptionally weird and bizarre. I want to use a M.2 NVMe x4 SSD in a PCI-Express x1 slot. x4 NVMe SSDs directly use PCIe bus protocol, and so can be directly ...
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Best SSD disk for Dell Inspiron 7720

I have a Dell Inspiron 7720 laptop for a few years and I would like to buy an SSD disk for it. Currently, I have an SSD disk used as a cache for HDD disk (using Intel Rapid Storage). I want to remove ...