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I'm in an SSD To Sata Bind :/

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The reason i made the title as such is because i don't know what/who to believe and need help and REAL information on this:

I have two NVME SSD Sticks (I call them sticks because they look like sticks lol)

They are really m.2 PCIe Gen 3 SSD & that is 2TB and one that is a Netac N930-PRO M.2 NVME 1TB SSD "stick as i call them"..

So my question is this:

How can i combine both the SSD'S using RAID in a single sata drive for my laptop???

I have seen on ebay and Amazon "adapters" but they all say they don't take them together and together i mean dual ssd's to sata's..

To really narrow down my question i need to know what to buy and what to not buy because one says here on amazon:

Amazon.com: StarTech.com M.2 to SATA Adapter - Dual Slot - for 2.5in Drive Bay - RAID - M.2 SSD - M.2 Adapter - M.2 SSD Adapter (S322M225R)

and one on ebay says this:

NFHK SFF-8654 to U2 Kit NGFF M-Key to Slimline SAS NVME PCIe SSD SATA Adapter... | eBay

and

22Pin SATA M.2 SSD Adapter SFF-8643 to NVMe M.2 NGFF SSD for Mainboard- AL | eBay

I NEED help to shine light on this question please..

I am sooo confused and which should I buy??????

Oh and this is for my Laptop A Digital storm p750ZM..

Thank you and stay safe!
 
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Oh and this is for my Laptop A Digital storm p750ZM..
Ah, go find on the manufacturer website if it even supports RAID...
If so, there should be documentation from them howto.
 
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Lol didn't think of that thank you that's most of my problem resolved!
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So,
With the raid problem now solved does anyone recommend an NVME to sata adapter??

That would work properly and work in my laptop.

Thank you Again!
 
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Well,
I have two already as i mentioned that i wanted to use as a raid in a sata interface so i can have more room in my laptop's slot...

That's why i don't know what to get.. :)


Should this work??

Amazon.com: StarTech.com M.2 to SATA Adapter - Dual Slot - for 2.5in Drive Bay - RAID - M.2 SSD - M.2 Adapter - M.2 SSD Adapter (S322M225R)

Provided that your laptop supports port multiplier (which I very much doubt), it will work, yes. But be mindful this adapter will bottleneck your PCIe SSDs very hard because the SATA bus is exceptionally slow. One of these Gen 3 NVMe SSDs would bottleneck a SATA III 6Gbps bus around 7 times over, and getting the throughput of two of them through a SATA III port is just... ehhh "Why would you willingly do this to yourself" kind of moment. In essence, I think you need to give up on this idea before you waste money and buy a real SATA SSD.


My mistake, read reply post please!
 
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Woah i never thought it would bottleneck lol ok i will just buy a 4TB m.2 and call it good..


Problem Solved!

Thanks And Stay Safe Dr.!

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Woah i never thought it would bottleneck lol ok i will just buy a 4TB m.2 and call it good..


Problem Solved!

Thanks And Stay Safe Dr.!

:D

SATA 3 SSDs max out at 550 MB/s or so for a reason ;)

PCIe Gen 3 NVMe's usually do 3500 MB/s, Gen 4 7500 MB/s and the Gen 5 SSDs are arriving now at around 14000 MB/s sequential speeds, so you can see why placing two Gen 3 NVMes (which would amount to roughly the same bandwidth a Gen 4 drive would use) onto a SATA bus. That if your SATA host controller has the port multiplier/multiplexing capability, something you are unlikely to find in anything but dedicated host controller cards or server-grade hardware.

Also I just noticed: that adapter will not work with PCIe/NVMe type M.2 drives, only SATA M.2 - so I retract about it "working". At first glance I thought this was a PCIe-to-SATA converter, it isn't.

If you need to use the SSD on a laptop which has only a SATA port, it is really a better idea to buy a real SATA SSD instead, instead of a PCIe M.2 format drive at all.
 
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