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by datahoarder9k
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Somthing toward a "sticky:" Suggestiion for a configuration discussion for various PC usage patterns
Replies: 36
Views: 17564

Re: Somthing toward a "sticky:" Suggestiion for a configuration discussion for various PC usage patterns

Thank you very much for the advice. I have changed the L1 cache back to auto-managed. Regarding increased block size, I vaguely recall advice to the effect of "keep your cache cluster size the same size or below your target disk's cluster size". Is there is a major performance or cache size penalty ...
by datahoarder9k
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: What SSD for my L2 cache scenario?
Replies: 7
Views: 1193

Re: What SSD for my L2 cache scenario?

Yup: cache task for seagate 9.3 TB 7200 rpm HDD. I think I have about 6.5 TB of data on it: L1 cache: 4 GB RAM write only L2 cache: 953 GB read only Use cases: some games that aren't on my boot drive plex/emby home media streaming (photos, music, videos) shared download folder for my VM seedbox I've...
by datahoarder9k
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: What SSD for my L2 cache scenario?
Replies: 7
Views: 1193

Re: What SSD for my L2 cache scenario?

Xyzzy - Here is a crazy link to a hero that looked into SSDs: https://www.reddit.com/user/NewMaxx/comments/9yv0c6/ssd_buying_guide_wip/ You may also check out anandtech's semi-regularly updated consumer SSD buying guide: https://www.anandtech.com/show/9799/best-ssds For what it's worth I have a budg...
by datahoarder9k
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Somthing toward a "sticky:" Suggestiion for a configuration discussion for various PC usage patterns
Replies: 36
Views: 17564

Re: Somthing toward a "sticky:" Suggestiion for a configuration discussion for various PC usage patterns

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by datahoarder9k
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Somthing toward a "sticky:" Suggestiion for a configuration discussion for various PC usage patterns
Replies: 36
Views: 17564

Re: Somthing toward a "sticky:" Suggestiion for a configuration discussion for various PC usage patterns

Hi, I'm hoping for some sage advice from the ram cache elders; I've been snooping on BonzaiDuck's posts over on Anandtech and Tom's Hardware for a while, and you're actually the reason I went with Primocache :) Could I get any optimization help and/or suggestions for improvement? I don't have a UPS ...