I have the Samsung 970 EVO Plus in my gaming pc, it’s a beast. What enclosure do you use to maximise your benefit of the higher speeds? Most enclosures I’m looking at aren’t fast enough.
I got the ElecGear shown in the article:I have the Samsung 970 EVO Plus in my gaming pc, it’s a beast. What enclosure do you use to maximise your benefit of the higher speeds? Most enclosures I’m looking at aren’t fast enough.
you will need a TB3 enclosure to max out a 970.I got the ElecGear shown in the article:
Meant to also add that I got the 512GB internal storage on the mini and use the external 2TB SSD for my photo library.
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I've got a hexcore i7 BTO with 8 GB RAM and a 500GB internal SSD. I'll be able to expand the memory if 8GB starts to feel like a pinch, but I don't have the same option on the internal SSD, so I bumped that up one notch when I ordered it.So what’s your set up and how do you like it?
No Time Machine drive?2018 Mini with i7 -- for longevity.
16gb RAM -- because 8gb "just isn't enough" when you consider that 1536mb of it is used for the video RAM.
512gb SSD -- large enough to keep all my "usually-accessed" files at-hand (in 4 partitions).
I connect external storage when needed, but ONLY when "needed" (it's not normally connected).
No hubs, etc.
I've got the 1TB internal, a crucial 1 TB NVME m.2 in a Wavlink TB3 enclosure for external sound storage, a Samsung T5 1 TB to back up the crucial, and a T5 500GB for Time Machine. Use CCC to backup the external SSD.I’m curious to see what people are using with their Mini’s and what base storage people have.
I’ve just ordered the 128gb variant and I’m researching external SSD solutions for it.
So what’s your set up and how do you like it?