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Re: [opensuse] Get an SSD just for swap?
  • From: Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 06:00:23 -0500
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On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 7:21 PM, Mikhail Ramendik <mr@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 26 November 2017 at 23:23, Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

If you can get a high-performance 32GB SSD for 25 Euro, please let us
know. I will be surprised if you can.

Looking at Newegg, the cheapest M.2 NVMe SSE they have is about $50.
I would worry a lot about the performance of anything cheaper than

I'd have to get an NVMe controller too. Won't happen.

NVMe is the fastest, but you can get fast SATA too. But whatever you
buy, test it an make sure it gets at least 100 MB/sec transfer rate.

For NVMe I get over 1.5 GB/sec.

And if you have a PCIe slot, all you need is a passive card. This one
from Newegg is $12.

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