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|Scientific Linux Forum.org > Hardware > Joice of hard drive for laptop|
|Posted by: freddie50 Nov 16 2016, 10:51 AM|
| Good day Ladies and Gents,
I am out there shopping for a new (extremely portable) work laptop on which I am going to install my favorite distro (Scientific Linux).
I have a choice of different hard drive SSD technology but I do not know the difference between them, and neither their pros and cons:
Can anyone shed some light or recommend where I could find the right information?
I will play with OpenZFS at some point as most of my servers use this format, should this lead me to choose one or another of these disks?
Many thanks for your help and kind regards,
|Posted by: helikaon Nov 22 2016, 09:55 AM|
these things just say which bus will be used to connect the HDD to.
I think you're familiar with SATA - it's around for a long time - you need to make sure your laptop support SATA 3.
I'm not familiar with OPAL specification - you gotta google it.
And the PCIe-NVMe means the HDD is connected through the PCI-E bus (the bus the modernd VGA like nvidia etc are used to use) with special Host Controller Interface that enables the SSD communicate through this bus. Again make sure your laptop support it, before buing ..
|Posted by: freddie50 Dec 21 2016, 11:28 AM|
| Belated thank you for your reply Helikaon,
That is very useful!