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P620 SSD support higher than 4TB?

2021-10-13, 23:57 PM

Hi,

 

The manual states:

 

M.2 PCIe SSD up to 2TB
3.5" SATA 7200rpm up to 4TB

 

Is this that >4TB SSD hasn't been tested, or that it really will not work due to some chipset limitation?

 

 

 

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Re:P620 SSD support higher than 4TB?

2021-10-14, 1:54 AM

Is this that >4TB SSD hasn't been tested, ---   we still on testing Micron 3.84TB ,No official release yet

or that it really will not work due to some chipset limitation? --- Not have konw issue for support the over than 4TB SSD ,  However, it is recommended to perform some simple tests before using a third-party 4TB SSD

 

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Re:P620 SSD support higher than 4TB?

2021-10-14, 18:20 PM

To add to ShadowZhu's response a bit, the complete answer here lies somewhere in the middle.

 

It's important to discern the type of drive in question when looking at maximum supported capacity. 

 

For M.2 NVMe drives, many vendors had to move to dual sided PCBs in order to reach capacity points greater than 2TB.  The M.2 connectors on the P620 motherboard are sized to primarily support single sided NVMe PCBs along with our thermal solution.  For this reason, largest M.2 NVMe drive we currently claim support for is 2TB.


For SATA (SSD and HDD), larger drives are certainly possible.  For SATA SSD, the largest we've officially qualified to date is 2TB.  For SATA HDD, we've qualified drives up to 10TB in capacity, though through normal path I think the largest we currently offer is 4TB with the larger capacities being available via special bid. 

 

There is no chipset limitation blocking usage of larger SATA drives, or NVMe drives for that matter.  It's really a matter of what drives we've officially qualified, and the height limitation mentioned with the M.2 NVMe solution on P620.

 

If there's something you'd like to use in P620 that we don't claim official support for, feel free to let us know the device(s) in question and we can certainly let you know if we'd anticipate any problems with them.




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