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NVMe disks on Linux

2020-10-26  Tags: linuxnvmessdhardware

NVMe solid state drives (SSDs) have become much more common in the last few years. NVMe offers the potential for much better performance than older SATA SSDs, due to the faster PCI Express hardware connection to the system, and from the system using the NVMe protocol to communicate with the storage. The coming-soon generation of game consoles Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 both have NVMe SSDs included. The faster storage has been promoted as a major feature of this game console generation, with it said to provide 100-1000x faster IO compared to mechanical hard disks in current generation Xbox One and PlayStation 4 game consoles. Read more...