1. Zarathustra[H]

    Enterprise SSD's are now TLC???

    I just got this marketing email blast from SuperMicro telling the world they are selling Enteprise SSD's What stood out to me is that they are calling these "Enterprise Drives", but every last one of them is TLC. Is that really what is being used in Enterprise applications these days...
  2. TheHig

    Intel 660p Series M.2 2280 2TB PCIe NVMe 3.0 $129.99 Free US shipping at NewEgg

    Yes its a QLC drive. Yes it will tank some on sustained writes and so on. However as a storage drive or game drive these work really well and are reliable. I have a couple of the 1tb versions as OS drives and Steam drives on family PCs and no one whines about things being slow. Intel 660p...
  3. Armenius

    Corsair teases MP700 PCI-E Gen 5 SSD with 10GB/s sequential read speed

    On Corsair's webpage for the forthcoming AMD AM5 processors, they published a chart teasing a new SSD model called the MP700 that supports four lanes of PCI-E Gen5 and claims up to 10GB/s of sequential read speed. For comparison, the Samsung 980 Pro Gen 4 SSD shows up to 7GB/s sequential burst...
  4. S

    I cannot install Windows 10 on my SSD

    Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690 CPU @ 3.50GHz SSD: 2.5″ Kingston A400 240GB System Information says my Bios Mode is Legacy. Bios mode options: UEFI or Legacy + UEFI I selected Legacy + UEFI Sata Mode options: IDE or AHCI or Raid I selected AHCI The SSD is...
  5. Darkswordz

    Western Digital WD BLACK SN850 - Disregard -

    Posted in error. Please disregard.
  6. compgeek89

    NVME Drive Disappearing

    Hey all, I have a system running: Intel i7-6900K Asus X99 Deluxe II 128GB (4x32) DDR4 2x Sabrent Rocket 2TB NVME SSDs GeForce GTX 1070 PCIe Sound Card (not sure the model off-hand) I recently moved from two SATA SSDs to the two Sabrent SSDs. The boot ("C:") drive is running in the built-in M.2...
  7. compgeek89

    Reduced NVME drive performance following OS re-imaging

    So, I have a dell XPS 9510 laptop (i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4-3200, RTX 3050, Win10 Enterprise, for reference). From the factory it came with a 512GB Micron 2300 PCIe 3.0x4 SSD. However, the laptop actually supports PCIe 4.0, so I got a Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 1TB to replace the OEM Micron drive. I had...
  8. C

    Need help figuring out problem with SSD - Random 16.0 Read @ 4MB/S (too slow!)

    Hey HardForum, I'm new here so apologies if I don't know exactly where to post this or what the format is for asking help, I assume the SSD category is proper. I'm having a problem with one of my SSDs, the random read speed is horrendous, causing me to have 38 hour backups for just ~1 TB of data...
  9. Darkswordz

    Warm? Western Digital SN850 1TB PCI-E4x4 = $149.99 A/R @ Newegg

    Newegg has the Western Digital SN850 1TB PCI-E4x4 on sale for $164.99 - $15 instant rebate = $149.99. :happy: According to PCPartPicker this is the lowest price this drive has been, and is one of the better PCI-E 4x4 drives out there.
  10. babelmh13

    Fresh OS Install on new NVME M.2 - Procedure for Previous OS SSD?

    Alright, so I purchased a Samsung 980 Pro 1tb M.2 NVME SSD for my existing system, and want to make it the drive for my OS because my current SSD is almost 10 years old. I currently have an M4 Crucial 256gb SSD with windows 10 installed, and two Seagate HDDs for file storage and programs that...
  11. X

    used internal SSD not opening on a different device

    Hi, I had two mac computers ; one macbook pro 17'' and one mac mini 4,1. I decided to remove the ssd from my macbook (which was bearly running anymore) to my mac mini in order to impove my mac mini's perfomances. I followed instructions to do so through a tutorial, and successfully installed...
  12. MrGuvernment

    Adding a new drive - read only?

    Hey everyone, Garuda linux here (arc based) I have been reinstalling various versions of Garuda to land on one I like so lots of redoing things. When i gparted my 2nd and 3rd SSD's in the system, It only mounts it with read only permissions with root as the owner. Is this something I will...
  13. D

    Best Value 2TB NVMe PCI 3.0 SSD?

    I need a 2TB NVMe SSD to replace my main drive. I'd like it to have a high probability of lasting at least 5 years. Mostly business use, some gaming but nothing serious where the speed difference matters. Occasionally copying large files of about 5GB between drives, but waiting an extra few...
  14. M

    Computer faulty?

    Hi, I've just bought the computer with the below Hard Faults/sec, does it mean there's a fault with it? The Resource Monitor also froze most of the time and had to be forcefully shut down.
  15. AceGoober

    Adata Switches NAND on XPG SX8200 Pro SSD Again, Affecting Performance

    Adata up to their old tricks again by swapping in SKHynix NAND, reducing performance by approximately 23%. I dislike when companies do this yet realize they cannot always get the same components. In this particular case there was no warning ahead of time nor labels to differentiate changes...
  16. LGabrielPhoto

    Looking for 4TB SSD for games...not NVME.

    Hello! So from tests, it seems most games load about the same speed from the SSD as they do from NVME with small differences and both much better than HDDs. So I figured I could get a 4TB SSD for a lower price than NVME to fill the one SATA port I still have available and move most of my slow...
  17. S

    Looking for enterprise SSD

    Could someone recommend me an ENTERPRISE M.2 NVMe 2280 SSD?
  18. M

    I9-9900k with multiple GPUS running

    Is there any reason why a i9-9900k is running so slow? I bought it used from eBay and my work computer that has a Ryzen 7 2700x is running much smoother than it. All the benchmarks tell me that it is a fantastic machine, but everything that I do on it is sluggish including opening Photoshop...
  19. Nside

    NAND Oversupply, Prices to Drop

    Just saw a video mentioning this article, so we might see SSD and other flash product prices drop a bit in the next few months. The stockpiling from earlier this year apparently brought down the overall fab wafer price in the second half of this year as well, so we might see drops in other areas...
  20. P

    SLC or enterprise SSD

    Hello, I am interested to buy an SSD for my server to do web hosting. I want something they won't fail quickly. I heard that an SLC SSD is made to say longer. But when I look at what do enterprise use, I realize they don't use SLC but enterprise TLC SSDs. TLC is usually cheaper than SLC, but...
  21. M

    Intel Previews 4-Layer 3D XPoint Memory For Second-Generation Optane SSDs

    by Billy Tallis on August 13, 2020 9:10 AM EST "...Intel claims an average of 25% higher bandwidth for Barlow Pass than the initial Apache Pass modules for Cascade Lake Xeons... "
  22. G

    SSD life dropping fast

    Hello, everyone, im new here i have a certain concern about my SSD drive my laptop is HP Omen 15 came with SSD Toshiba KXG60ZNV512G preinstalled laptop is currently around 7 months old, and after installing CrystalDiskInfo a few months ago, ive noticed that my SSD health is dropping fast for...
  23. T

    choosing SSD with long lifespan

    Currently building my new PC for FEA, and looking for an SSD around $200 with the best lifespan performance. My workload can easily write between 40-140GB/hour to the disk, and read 10x that, while running 10-12 hours a day on average. It is not a requirement to be a high capacity drive, as the...
  24. W

    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
  25. O

    Is it possible to predict when my SSD is going to fail ?

    Hi, I have heard that SSDs fail suddenly and without any warning. Its been some years I purchased my SSD. Is it possible to predict when my SSD is going to fail ?
  26. jds8282

    help : new mobo seems to be corrupting drives or ports dropping like flies

    just got a Asus ROG (X570) Crosshair VIII Impact, AMD - and every SATA connection i have eventually corrupts the drive or the drive never really is able to be setup. now the BIOS does not even see the drives? first is was one of my small 2.5" SSD, then a week later the second and now it will not...
  27. luisxd

    SSD expected lifetime

    what is the expected lifetime of an ssd?, I have been using a Corsair Force ssd for years now and I've been thinking on replacing but I'm not sure if it's really neccesary. Thanks in advance
  28. luisxd

    HP ZBook 15 G2 SSD M.2 question

    I want to buy a m.2 ssd for this laptop but I've read that it has some sort of limitations in the bios when it comes to the m.2 slot, anyone has had any experience with this particular model? Thanks in advance.
  29. luisxd

    SSD Clone

    Is it recommended to clone an SSD?, I just got a new laptop and a bigger SSD with it and was wondering if it's safe to just clone my old SSD (240gb) into the new SSD (500gb)?
  30. M

    Enmotus working on SLC/QLC hybrid NVME SSDs.

    These will use the QLC flash for long term storage. They have been working with Phison, who's controller will seamlessly move things back and forth in the background. Pricing or the ratio of SLC to QLC is not yet known, but drives are already been sampled to OEMs...
  31. M

    Are Intel SSDSCKKB480G8 and SSDSCKKB480G801 the same thing?

    Hoping somebody here knows Intel SSDs... Synology specifies that the only Enterprise grade ~500 gig SSD M.2 SATA modules that are compatible with their M2D17 SSD cache card is what they list as: INTEL SSDSCKKB480G8 D3-S4510 When I search the web for that, the only thing I find available for...
  32. P

    SSD + Expansion Card Compatibility Question

    Hello! This may be an easy-to-answer question, but I am looking for experienced folks' opinions and knowledge. Are these SSDs compatible with this Expansion Card? Are there any known issues or facts I need to know about?
  33. AceGoober

    Patch, or your (HP Enterprise) solid state drives (could) roll over and die

    Note: original article title edited for pertenance to hardware affected. Hackaday is reporting certain models of HP Enterprise SSD drives suffer from a software bug which could cause the drives to stop working after 32,768 hours of uptime. The drives are supplied by a third party manufacturer...
  34. roshanx

    Hyundai SSD 120GB ! $15.99 w/ code GPC3 @ Rakuten
  35. X

    What do you do with your old SSDs?

    Because I've upgraded my various systems, I have several 120 and 240 GB SSDs that I'm not using. I feel that I should be able to put them to some good use. What do you guys do?
  36. N

    NVMe SSD no longer recognized

    I took out a Samsung 950 M.2 NVMe that was working fine as my boot drive, reinstalled it, and now neither BIOS nor Windows 10 recognizes it. It heats up when the computer is on. I've taken it out and reinstalled it several times to no avail. I live in a small city and don't think I know...
  37. cageymaru

    Lexar NM600 M.2 2280 NVMe 480GB SSD Is $72

    Amazon has the Lexar NM600 M.2 2280 NVMe 480GB Solid-State Drive (LNM600-480RBNA) for $72. Also there is a Lexar NS100 2.5” SATA III (6Gb/s) Solid-State Drive 480GB for $45. Saw it over on PCPer.
  38. A

    Using cheap SSDs in RAID in 2019?

    I'm looking for some advice on a cheap solution for fast(ish) storage for VMs. I was thinking of using 2 x 1TB Samsung 860 Evo in an MDADM RAID 1 setup on Linux. Since I will be sharing out this storage as ISCSI for ESXI (i.e. it will be a big chunk of storage shared out, not individual files...
  39. P

    VMs, Guest-to-Host Writes & bcache

    Background My workstation serves as a VirtualBox host for several Linux desktop VMs. The workstation has a Samsung 970 Pro as its boot device, with two Samsung 850 EVOs as a RAID 0 scratch drive. I have an external drive (two 1TB mechanicals in RAID 1) connected to the host which exposes its...
  40. AlphaAtlas

    PCIe SSDs Will Overtake SATA in 2019

    A recent report from Digitimes claims that PCIe SSDs could finally overtake SATA SSD shipments in 2019. Unit prices for 512GB PCIe SSDs have supposedly fallen 11% sequentially, down to a price of $55 in Q1 2019, while SATA SSD prices only dropped 9%. The price gap between the different SSDs was...