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NVMe is a communications interface/protocol developed specially for SSDs.

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Housing 4 external SSDs USB4 M.2NVMe into a single tower system [closed]

I want to purchase 4 units of this product: OWC Express 1M2 Portable External Storage Enclosure USB4 with 8TB SSD M.2 NVMe (https://www.owc.com/solutions/express-1m2). I'd like to connect it to a Mac ...
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NVMe m.2 drive refuses to boot on its original HP ProBook

Background (I apologize this will be long): I received this laptop from an end user after it stopped booting. Laptop is an HP ProBook 640 G5. NVMe M.2 contains Windows 10. Problem is, when the laptop ...
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Windows disk partiton: Cannot shrink a volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located

As you can see from the title, im not able to shrink my C drive NTFS partition (My Windows 11) partition. Here are something i tried to solve it: Disable hibernation through powercfg/h off Disable ...
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NVME slowed inexplicably

I have a Linux box configured with the OS on an NVME drive "/" and separate physical drive contains "/home". I was having what I thought was diminished performance so, looked at ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad L340 Gaming (15IRH) Windows 11 does not boot after disk clone

I am an ordinary Linux guy trying to upgrade my friend's laptop Lenovo IdeaPad L340 Gaming (15IRH). The original disk NVMe 3.0 x4 Intel SSDPEKNW512G8L 512GB cloned using an image of the disk on an ...
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Can't boot from NVMe PCIe card + M.2 drive [duplicate]

Installed an NVMe PCIe card and 1TB M.2 drive on an older desktop (Sabretooth 990FX mobo + AMD FX-8320 CPU). The drive is seen by Linux and Windows, and I can read/write to it. The problem I have is ...
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Trying to make sense of my PCIe slots

The following command gives me infos about my PCIe slots : # lspci -vv | grep -E 'PCI bridge|LnkCap:' 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel (...) PCIe Controller (x16) (...) LnkCap: Port #2, Speed 8GT/...
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Why does my NVMe shows up twice?

Running Debian (ProxMox), why do all my NVMe shows up twice? It is quite confusing which one I should use when trying to perform CLI operations. # ls /dev/disk/by-id/nvme-...
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Can this M.2 SSD suddenly fail with moved/damaged capacitor?

Few days ago I built a new PC and of course I had to do something wrong. In this case I rotated the in-board M.2 plastic lock in the opposite direction and was wondering why it doesn't sit well. After ...
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NVMe VPD access failed

I get nvme 0000:01:00.0: VPD access failed. This is likely a firmware bug on this device. Contact the card vendor for a firmware update in my kernel log sometimes. However SMART data and NVMe self-...
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What is this movable NVMe screw and how do I find a replacement?

I bought a used Dell Precision 3450 and want to add some additional NVMe storage. However, one of the drive positions seems to support either 2230 or 2280 and does not come pre-installed with a little ...
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How to mount Windows 11 nvme in Linux

I was given Dell Inspiron 7706 laptop with Windows 11 that got corrupted during upgrade (power loss). It won't boot Windows anymore (\windows\system32\winload.efi missing or damaged). I have ...
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Building a RAID 6 NVMe SSD only server using Supermicro case, backplane, and mobo with a Broadcom MegaRAID 9670-24i

To summarize: It will be a bummer to ship all these parts then fly out to do the build to find out a $2,000 RAID card doesn't play nice with a backplane. or that i bought the wrong cable since the ...
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HP Z Turbo G2 drive not running in NVMe mode

I just got a used HP z440 workstation. It came with a 256 gig Samsung MZHPU256HCGL-000H1 hard drive. The drive is loaded into an HP Z Turbo G2 card. The card has a silkscreen on it of MS-4365 so I'm ...
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How can I debug IO latency on NVMe drives?

Have been debugging some latency related issues on various servers, and eventually tracked it down to what I thought was NVMe power states (APST). However, I'm still seeing some things I can't figure ...
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SSD is disappearing and reappearing on Windows

Video I installed a NVMe SSD which is a Hynix OEM for Surface into my laptop. If I use it as a data storage, it usually disappears when I wake up my laptop from sleep mode, or shut it down and restart ...
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HP Z440 regedit does not have msahci but I changed bios to AHCI

I don't know if this is much ado about nothing but I went into bios and changed IDE to AHCI rebooted downloaded the AHCI controller drivers and my registry does not show msahci. Can i manually add ...
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SSD disk active time 100 percent frequently on idle

I am using windows 11 and I have 2TB M.2 NVME SSD on my laptop. My disk active time is regularly hitting 100 percent on idle. Even tho there is almost no read and write activity at all. Even when my ...
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smartctl NVMe SSD : what is "Maximum Data Transfer Size"?

I just noticed a Maximum Data Transfer Size spec on both my NVMe SSDs (128 pages in one case, and 64 pages in another). What exactly is this ? Is it the same as EBS (Erase Block Size, see Is partition ...
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How to clone desktop NVMe into a bigger one?

I currently have a 2TB Samsung NVMe with several partitions, C being the system partition (Windows 11). I purchased a 4TB WD NVMe that I'd like to upgrade to. The Samsung is installed in one of the ...
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NVMe SSD is visible on Device Manager but not visible in Disk Management

I was using my windows pc all and well but suddenly windows stopped working. I have a usb bootable Ubuntu and with this I wanted to extract my files before formatting the SSD completely but for some ...
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Unable to identify SMART errors/issues of my NVMe disk

I'm getting regular emails from the smart daemon about my NVMe disk. SMART error (ErrorCount) detected on host: desk This message was generated by the smartd daemon running on: host name: [...
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First (real) boot failure - BSOD

since yesterday I've been dealing with a problem that I can't seem to resolve. The situation went as follows: I assembled a computer from entirely new parts. I booted it up, and everything was ...
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NVME on PCIe on Gigabyte x570UD 1.0

I bought two NVME of 4TB each that I plugged on a PCIexpress extension card on my motherboard. Let me name the two newly bought NVMEs: NVME1 NVME2 (see below for more details) The problem I can ...
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Nvme not recognized after Windows 11 update

I have been facing a problem since I upgraded from Win 10 to Win 11. In fact, Windows no longer recognizes my two nvme SSDs (Samsung 970 evo plus), neither in the disk manager nor in the storage ...
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M.2 NVMe SSD with USB-C to M.2 adapter

I have a USB-C to M.2 (key-B) adapter that uses the chipset JMS580 from JMicron. I'm connecting my KingSpec M.2 NVMe SSD (PCIe Gen3 NE series) but it is not recognized by any computer. I can see the ...
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NVMe overheating, blank screen

I'm using a Lenovo Ideacenter 510 but with Linux Mint currently on my machine. For some reason every time there are big updates or any heavy task, the process always keeps my NVMe SSD temp high as ...
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Unable to access data from pulled NVMe PCIe drives using SIIG adapter

I purchased a SIIG JU-SA0W11-S1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C to M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD enclosure to recover data from failed laptops after pulling the NVMe drive. The enclosure is compatible with PCIe 3.1a and ...
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iSCSI + SMB for online video editing server

I am putting together a shared storage server for 25 people to edit video from. I had an idea to combine iSCSI and SMB to get the best of both protocols in the following way: Video footage is stored ...
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If a NVMe SSD has been used about 75%, will this effect it's write speed test?

I have a NVMe SSD Kingston KC3000, PCIe 4.0. In Windows 10 it says 1.86 TB large, and I used about 75% of it, with 483 GB space left. Recently when I boot my PC the first time everyday it always goes ...
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Remove defect SSD and start from new SSD in new slot

Unfortunately my original SSD (or slot) of my HP Zbook Studio G4 is defect and results in sudden crashes (blue screens and then a 3F0 error). Therefore I would like to install a new SSD in my second ...
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GRUB sees NVME SSD but Linux does not

The system was working then suddenly freezed and didn't boot up. After some wrestling with power button it eventually started up but Linux stuck in initramfs cli. Guess this happend in the chroot ...
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Linux on Dell Optiplex 3020 + Unsupported NVMe Boot - No HDD lights

I have a SFF Dell 3020 at work, which originally came with a 7200 RPM hard disk. I use Linux as my main OS, so naturally I upgraded the thing to a SATA SSD (a Kingston A400). Everything went fine, but ...
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How many AMPs can a powered USB hub output to a 3.3V NVMe drive (USB 3.0 & 3.2 Type A)

It is my understanding that powered USB Type A 3.0, 3.1 and 3.2 switches have over current control and will only output 4.5 watts around 0.900ma unless the output port is a type-c non pd port on the ...
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NVMe M2 damaged by wrong m2 adapter?

I bought a M2 NVMe drive (Samsung PM991) and an M2-to-USB-adapter. I did not check thouroughly the adapter capability, it was not compatible for NVMe-drives but an NGFF. The drive was not recognized ...
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Is there a M.2 NVME extension cable? (+ considerations on using them)

I am looking for an NVME extension cable, because there is hardware position conflict, and I would like to avoid using hacky solutions such as taping my NVME SSD on a surface I'm not too sure would be ...
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Looking for smartctl NVMe log error explanation (0xa013 0x8004 and 0x9016 0x8004)

For my 1TB NVMe smartctl -a /dev/nvme0n1 first reported this: Error Information (NVMe Log 0x01, 16 of 256 entries) Num ErrCount SQId CmdId Status PELoc LBA NSID VS 0 129 ...
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Does CPU bottleneck and pci-e bandwidth matter when it comes to training and running keras/tf models?

I have an old Intel NUC (i7-6770HQ) with two m2 slots and connected a 2070 Super using one of these nvme to pcie adapters: they are also commonly used for bitcoin mining. I have observed that bench-...
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How can I troubleshoot NVME M.2 performance under Windows 10?

Recently my NVME M.2 drive (system disk) has started performing slowly under windows 10. If I run CrystalDiskMark it shows < 200 MB/s while the computer is fully booted. If however, I boot in safe ...
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FPGA PCIe EP to NVMe SSD in a Host environment

I have a FPGA data acquisition card that plugs into the PCIe slot in a typical high-end Windows/Linux workstation. I would like to transfer data coming into the FPGA to an NVMe drive plugged into ...
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NVME SSD mit PCIe 2.0?

I am currently trying to upgrade my PC with an NVME. I use the Sabertooth 990fx R.2 board from ASUS, which only knows PCIe 2.0. Now I have seen some threads and videos on the internet where users did ...
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Increasing “number of Error Log entries” on a NVMe SSD

smartd(8) on my laptop alerted me about increase in “number of Error Log entries” on /dev/nvme0 for about 8 each day. The output of smartctl -a /dev/nvme0 looks as follows: smartctl 7.2 2020-12-30 ...
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How does NTFS Compression impact performance on nvme SSDs in Windows 10 on 2021 hardware?

I set up a File History backup nvme ssd in my laptop and wanted to share the results of a quick CrystalDiskMark benchmark with NTFS File and Folder Compression enabled and disabled. See answer below.
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How many NVMe SSDs can I connect to a desktop PC and how?

I have 25 NVMe 2230 SSDs, each of them 256 GB. I was wondering how many of them can be connected to my desktop PC somehow. I know there are some adapters like quad NVMe to PCI-E but I want to use a ...
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nvme performance difference (OS dependent)

My laptop has two nvme drives: WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G-1101 (512GB) Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus (1TB) I guess I have performance issue under Linux Mint 21.1 (5.15.0-56-generic). To determine ...
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Windows 10 x64 StorNVMe Flooding DebugView?

All of a sudden I'm getting flooded in DebugView with a loop of this information: 587615937500 - STORMINI: StorNVMe - POWER: Setting F-state idle timeout to 200ms 587617968750 - STORMINI: StorNVMe - ...
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Manjaro won‘t recognise nvme ssd

So I tried to dual boot with 2 nvme ssds however manjaro won’t recognise my 2nd nvme ssd. In fact it won’t recognise any. I tried reformating it’s file system into pretty much everything and also ...
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Windows 10 not recognizing my second NVME drive

I recently installed a second NVME SSD drive and can't get Windows to recognize it. My setup looks like this: System: AsRock X470 Taichi, Ryzen 5 2600X CPU C: - 250 GB Samsung 970 EVO (M2_1 slot) D: ...
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Do virtual machine snapshots shorten the life of SSDs?

A long while ago, I read that HDDs should be preferred over SSDs for virtual machine workloads because frequent snapshot creation and deletion would shorten the life of the SSD. I'm a developer and I ...
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Windows 10 laptop > Reset this PC > now stuck in boot loop

TLDR: This laptop is a Dell Latitude 5420 with an NVMe SSD drive -- and apparently Windows has lost the driver for that drive? It can't boot, and I can't (re)install Windows on it without that driver....
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