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Western Digital WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD Linux...   Storage   30 Nov 2020
Samsung 980 PRO PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD Linux Performance   Storage   26 Oct 2020
Samsung 870 QVO SSD Performance On Ubuntu Linux   Storage   29 Jul 2020
Sabrent USB 3.2 Enclosure + Sabrent Rocket Q 2TB NVMe...   Storage   20 Jul 2020
Seagate FireCuda 520 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD Linux...   Storage   06 Jul 2020
Intel Launches Cooper Lake Xeons CPUs, New Optane...   Processors   18 Jun 2020
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Benchmarks - Previously Unimaginable...   Processors   01 Jun 2020
Crucial P2 Performance On Ubuntu Linux - An Affordable...   Storage   08 May 2020
Linux 5.6 I/O Scheduler Benchmarks: None, Kyber, BFQ,...   Storage   07 Apr 2020
Linux 5.5 SSD RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Benchmarks Of Btrfs /...   Software   27 Jan 2020
Linux 5.4 EXT4 / XFS / Btrfs RAID Performance On Four...   Storage   28 Dec 2019
Sabrent Rocket 4.0 NVMe Gen4 Linux Benchmarks Against...   Storage   14 Dec 2019
AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon Cascadelake With Facebook's...   Processors   17 Oct 2019
A Quick Look At EXT4 vs. ZFS Performance On Ubuntu...   Software   16 Oct 2019
CompuLab's Airtop 3 Is The Most Powerful Fan-Less...   Computers   09 Sep 2019
Corsair Force MP600 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD Benchmarks On...   Storage   18 Jul 2019
CompuLab Turns An 8-Core/16-Thread Xeon, 64GB RAM,...   Computers   17 Jul 2019
Optane SSD RAID Performance With ZFS On Linux, EXT4,...   Storage   20 Jun 2019
Benchmarking Five ~$30 USD Solid-State Drives Under...   Storage   06 Jun 2019
Linux Tests Of The QNINE M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure To...   Storage   25 Mar 2019
The 2019 Laptop Performance Cost To Linux Full-Disk...   Software   14 Mar 2019
Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB NVMe Linux SSD Benchmarks   Storage   15 Feb 2019
Dell XPS 13 9380 + Intel Core i7 8565U Ubuntu Linux...   Computers   11 Feb 2019
Linux 5.0 File-System Benchmarks: Btrfs vs. EXT4 vs....   Storage   07 Jan 2019
Samsung 860 QVO SSD Linux Benchmarks: 1TB SATA 3.0 SSD...   Storage   23 Dec 2018
FreeBSD ZFS vs. Linux EXT4/Btrfs RAID With Twenty SSDs   Storage   14 Dec 2018
Linux 4.20 I/O Scheduler Benchmarks On NVMe SSD...   Storage   04 Dec 2018
Corsair Force MP510 240GB NVMe SSD Ubuntu Linux...   Storage   24 Oct 2018
AMD Dual EPYC 7601 Benchmarks - 9-Way AMD EPYC / Intel...   Processors   16 Oct 2018
A Look At Linux Application Scaling Up To 128 Threads   Processors   10 Oct 2018
Linux RAID Benchmarks With EXT4 + XFS Across Four...   Storage   24 Aug 2018
Benchmarks Of Btrfs RAID On Four Samsung 970 EVO NVMe...   Storage   18 Aug 2018
Intel SSD 660p: 512GB Of NVMe Storage For $99 USD   Storage   10 Aug 2018
Toshiba RC100 NVMe SSD Ubuntu Linux Benchmarks   Storage   08 Aug 2018
EXT4 LUKS dm-crypt, eCryptfs, Fscrypt Encryption...   Storage   29 Jun 2018
Samsung 970 EVO NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux   Storage   12 Jun 2018
Linux 4.17 I/O Scheduler Tests On An NVMe SSD Yield...   Storage   30 May 2018
Intel Optane 800p SSD 118GB   Storage   08 Apr 2018
Linux RAID Performance On Dual NVMe SSDs   Storage   30 Mar 2018
Linux 4.16 File-System HDD & SSD Tests With...   Storage   26 Mar 2018
SilverStone TP02-M2: An Aluminum Heatsink For Cooling...   Peripherals   11 Mar 2018
Intel SSD 760p 256GB NVMe SSD For $99 USD On Linux   Storage   27 Jan 2018
ADATA XPG SX6000: Benchmarking A ~$50 USD 128GB NVMe...   Storage   15 Jan 2018
4 x SSD Btrfs/EXT4 RAID Tests On Linux 4.15   Storage   18 Dec 2017
The Impact Of HDD/SSD Performance On Linux Gaming   Linux Gaming   21 Nov 2017
Linux File-System Benchmarks On The Intel Optane 900P...   Storage   17 Nov 2017
Intel Optane SSD 900P Offers Stunning Linux...   Storage   15 Nov 2017
Apple's Late-2016 MacBook Pro Is Still A Wreck With...   Computers   10 Nov 2017
HDD/SSD Performance With MDADM RAID, BCache On Linux...   Storage   26 Sep 2017
Linux RAID Performance On NVMe M.2 SSDs   Storage   16 Sep 2017
Linux Full Disk Encryption Performance With AMD Ryzen...   Storage   21 Jul 2017
Intel 545s 512GB SSD Benchmark On Linux   Storage   19 Jul 2017
Toshiba XG3 NVMe SSD Linux Performance   Storage   14 Jul 2017
Linux 4.12 I/O Scheduler Tests With A HDD & SSD   Storage   02 Jul 2017
ADATA SU800 128GB SSD On Linux   Storage   24 Jun 2017
Corsair Force MP500 240GB M.2 SSD On Linux   Storage   15 Jun 2017
Btrfs vs. F2FS Multi-SSD Performance On Linux 4.11   Storage   01 May 2017
Testing F2FS With Its Multi-Drive Capabilities   Storage   25 Apr 2017
4-Disk Btrfs Native RAID Performance On Linux 4.10   Storage   29 Jan 2017
Running The Intel NUC6i7KYK On Linux With Skylake Iris...   Computers   29 Dec 2016
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Storage   27 Dec 2016
Samsung 960 EVO NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Storage   15 Dec 2016
Crucial MX300: Good Linux Performance, 525GB SSD For...   Storage   22 Oct 2016
Testing The BCache SSD Cache For HDDs On Linux 4.8   Storage   27 Sep 2016
Intel 600P Series SSD NVMe M.2 Linux Tests   Storage   23 Sep 2016
EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & NILFS2 HDD File-System Tests On...   Storage   24 Aug 2016
Btrfs RAID vs. Linux Software RAID Benchmarks On Linux...   Storage   15 Aug 2016
4-Disk Btrfs RAID Benchmarks On Linux 4.7   Storage   06 Aug 2016
Linux 4.4 To 4.7 - EXT4 vs. F2FS vs. Btrfs Benchmarks   Storage   03 Aug 2016
Samsung 950 PRO M.2 NVM Express SSD   Storage   30 May 2016
Taking ZFS For A Test Drive On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS   Software   23 Apr 2016
Linux 4.1 Through Linux 4.5 Kernel Benchmarks On An...   Software   02 Mar 2016
OCZ Trion 150 Budget SSD On Linux   Storage   22 Feb 2016
Building A Low-Cost Btrfs SSD RAID Array For $80   Storage   02 Feb 2016
With Skylake Out, It's Becoming Easier To Build A...   Computers   11 Jan 2016
8-Way Budget SSD Disk Benchmarks On EXT4 Linux   Storage   12 Dec 2015
Btrfs RAID Benchmarks With The Linux 4.4 Kernel On...   Storage   26 Nov 2015
Linux 4.3 File-System Comparison With Btrfs, EXT4,...   Software   03 Nov 2015
Kingston HyperX Predator SSD On Linux: Still Not...   Storage   07 Oct 2015
Kingston HyperX Predator M.2 SSD On Ubuntu: Linux...   Storage   28 Sep 2015
Crucial BX100 SSD Tests On Ubuntu Linux   Storage   25 Sep 2015
PNY CS1211 120GB SSD Tests On Linux   Storage   16 Aug 2015
Transcend Premium SSD: Trying A $70 256GB SATA 3.0 SSD   Storage   13 Aug 2015
Silicon Power S60: A $50 SSD To Try Under Linux   Storage   27 Jul 2015
Trying Out One Of The Cheapest, Sub-$40 SSDs On Linux   Storage   13 Jul 2015
CompuLab's Fitlet Is A Very Tiny, Fanless, Linux PC...   Computers   18 Jun 2015
Linux 4.0 SSD EXT4 / Btrfs / XFS / F2FS Benchmarks   Software   12 Apr 2015
Samsung 850 EVO SSD Linux Benchmarks   Storage   27 Feb 2015
OCZ ARC 100 Linux SSD Benchmarks   Storage   18 Feb 2015
Transcend SSD370 256GB   Storage   13 Feb 2015
A First Look At The Intel Broadwell NUC Kit   Computers   05 Feb 2015
OCZ Vector 150 SSD On Linux   Storage   04 Dec 2014
Intel 120GB 530 Series SSD Linux Performance   Storage   07 Nov 2014
Btrfs/EXT4/XFS/F2FS RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Linux Benchmarks...   Storage   06 Nov 2014
Btrfs RAID: Built-In/Native RAID vs. Mdadm   Storage   03 Nov 2014
Btrfs On 4 x Intel SSDs In RAID 0/1/5/6/10   Storage   29 Oct 2014
Intel 80GB 530 Series M.2 SSD On Linux   Storage   09 Sep 2014
9-Way File-System Comparison With A SSD On The Linux...   Software   07 Sep 2014
Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD   Storage   05 Sep 2014
Linux 3.16 File-System Tests On A Hard Drive   Computers   08 Jul 2014

SSD Linux News

Linux 5.10.8 Kernel Released - Finally Fixes That...   Linux Kernel   17 Jan 2021
Linux NVMe Simple-Copy Support Inches Closer To The...   Linux Kernel   04 Jan 2021
AMD EPYC Seeing Nice Performance Improvements With...   AMD   21 Dec 2020
Micron's HSE Open-Source Storage Engine Hits v1.9   Linux Storage   12 Dec 2020
NVMe "Simple Copy" Offloaded Copy Support...   Linux Storage   07 Dec 2020
Fedora 34 To Feature Updated MariaDB, Other Changes   Fedora   04 Dec 2020
System76 Bringing Out "Pangolin" As An AMD...   Hardware   03 Dec 2020
New i10 I/O Scheduler Proposed For Linux To Optimize...   Linux Storage   13 Nov 2020
More Changes Begin Lining Up For Fedora 34   Fedora   05 Nov 2020
AMD, Kernel Advancements & Tiger Lake Captivated...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2020
Kubuntu Focus M2 Launched As Latest KDE-Friendly...   KDE   08 Oct 2020
Intel Discloses New CPU Instructions, Enhanced...   Intel   03 Oct 2020
Micron Looks To Upstream Their Media Pool...   Linux Storage   28 Sep 2020
Linux 5.10 To See RAID10 DISCARD Improvement - From...   Linux Storage   25 Sep 2020
New /dev/random Implementation Hits 35th Revision   Linux Kernel   18 Sep 2020
KDE Plasma 5.20 Will Alert You If Your Disk Is Failing   KDE   29 Aug 2020
Micron's HSE Open-Source Storage Engine 1.8 Released   Hardware   23 Aug 2020
Intel Xeon Ice Lake, Gen2 Optane + Linux's IO_uring...   Linux Storage   21 Aug 2020
Intel Publishes 18 New Security Advisories For 52...   Intel   11 Aug 2020
NVMe ZNS Makes It Into Linux 5.9 Along With MD RAID...   Linux Storage   06 Aug 2020
Rust Maybe Coming To The Linux Kernel, Other...   Phoronix   02 Aug 2020
Approved: Fedora 33 Desktop Variants Defaulting To...   Fedora   15 Jul 2020
NVMe ZNS Support Coming To Linux 5.9   Hardware   10 Jul 2020
Server Infrastructure Upgrade Weekend - AMD EPYC Rome...   Phoronix   03 Jul 2020
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2020
LVFS Serves Up Over 17 Million Firmware Files To Linux...   Hardware   29 Jun 2020
Ubuntu 18.04's Heavily Patched Kernel Opens Door To...   Ubuntu   14 Jun 2020
TUXEDO Computers Launches Their First AMD Linux Laptop   AMD   24 May 2020
SD 8.0 Specification To Allow 4GB/s Transfer Rates By...   Standards   19 May 2020
100+ Linux Benchmarks Between The AMD Ryzen 7 4700U...   Hardware   16 May 2020
Linux Writecache To See Much Greater Performance On...   Linux Storage   05 May 2020
Linux Gaming, Qt Drama, New Hardware Kept Open-Source...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2020
Fedora 32 Officially Released With EarlyOOM, SSD TRIM...   Fedora   28 Apr 2020
Micron Announces An Open-Source Storage Engine...   Linux Storage   27 Apr 2020
Fedora 32 Cleared For Release Next Week   Fedora   23 Apr 2020
OpenZFS Merges The New FreeBSD Support   Linux Storage   17 Apr 2020
Fedora 32 Delayed From Releasing Next Week Due To Bugs   Fedora   17 Apr 2020
System76 Lemur Pro Laptop Offers 14 Hour Battery Life,...   Hardware   09 Apr 2020
System76 May Offer AMD Ryzen Laptops When They Begin...   Hardware   21 Mar 2020
NVMe SSD Systems May Boot Slightly Quicker With Linux...   Hardware   18 Mar 2020
IO_uring Is Maturing Well On Linux For Faster &...   Linux Storage   18 Mar 2020
Fedora 32 Beta Released With EarlyOOM By Default,...   Fedora   17 Mar 2020
Fedora Looking To Transition The RPM Database From...   Fedora   16 Mar 2020
Fwupd+LVFS Begins Rolling Out Firmware Update Support...   Hardware   14 Mar 2020
Acer Is Launching In Germany What Could Be A Great AMD...   Hardware   06 Mar 2020
DragonFlyBSD Improves Its TMPFS Implementation For...   BSD   13 Feb 2020
Kernel Talk, AMD Hardware + Other Popular Linux Topics...   Phoronix   01 Feb 2020
F2FS Experimental Compression Is Ready For Extending...   Linux Storage   31 Jan 2020
Linux 5.6 Is Looking Like It Will Be Spectacular With...   Linux Kernel   26 Jan 2020
Kubuntu Focus KDE Laptop Launches New $1,795 USD Base...   KDE   26 Jan 2020
Btrfs Async Discard Support Looks To Be Ready For...   Linux Storage   18 Jan 2020
Linux In 2020 Can Finally Provide Sane Monitoring Of...   Hardware   12 Jan 2020
Dell Finally Rolls Out XPS 13 Developer Edition With...   Hardware   02 Jan 2020
Happy New Year + A Look Back At The Most Popular Linux...   Phoronix   31 Dec 2019
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora...   Fedora   24 Dec 2019
Fedora Looking At Finally Enabling FSTRIM By Default...   Fedora   20 Dec 2019
Systemd In Ten Years Has Redefined The Linux Landscape   systemd   20 Dec 2019
MintBox3 Now Shipping As Fan-Less Small Form Factor...   Hardware   18 Dec 2019
A Kubuntu-Powered Laptop Is Launching In 2020 For...   KDE   17 Dec 2019
Mir Lands Server-Side Decoration Support For XWayland   X.Org   16 Dec 2019
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of This...   Phoronix   11 Dec 2019
F2FS File-System Gets More Fixes With Linux 5.5   Linux Storage   05 Dec 2019
Phoronix Test Suite 9.2 Released For Open-Source,...   Phoronix Test Suite   03 Dec 2019
POWER9 Blackbird Performance On Ubuntu 19.04 vs....   Ubuntu   23 Nov 2019
Lenovo X1 Extreme 2nd Generation To Have Better...   Hardware   16 Nov 2019
Ice Lake, Ryzen 9, Kernel Happenings & Other...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2019
Fresh Video Encode/Decode Benchmark Numbers For Xeon...   Multimedia   28 Sep 2019
Intel Database Reference Stack 1.0 Shows How To...   Intel   23 Sep 2019
ARM-Powered Lenovo Yoga C630 Laptop To See Better...   Hardware   06 Sep 2019
Linux Benchmarks Of NVMe SSD Performance With Varying...   Linux Storage   05 Sep 2019
NAS Parallel Benchmarks: EPYC 7601 vs. EPYC 7742 vs....   Hardware   04 Sep 2019
Wine-Staging 4.15 Released With Framework For PnP...   WINE   01 Sep 2019
Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU12 Released - Adds GCC 9.1...   Oracle   20 Aug 2019
Building The Default x86_64 Linux Kernel In Just 16...   Linux Kernel   14 Aug 2019
System76 Preparing To Roll Out Their First...   Coreboot   11 Aug 2019
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source...   Phoronix   01 Aug 2019
The NVMe Patches To Support Linux On Newer Apple Macs...   Hardware   18 Jul 2019
F2FS Gains Native SWAP File Support, Other...   Linux Storage   12 Jul 2019
Radeon Graphics, Zombieload & Kernel Changes...   Phoronix   09 Jul 2019
Wine-Staging 4.12 Adds In New Patches   WINE   06 Jul 2019
With An Out-Of-Tree Kernel Patch You Can Finally...   Hardware   03 Jul 2019
Ubuntu Drama, Clear Linux Speed & WSL2 Sparked...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2019
There's A Professional Grade Digital Cinema Camera...   Hardware   24 Jun 2019
HAMMER vs. HAMMER2 Benchmarks On DragonFlyBSD 5.6   BSD   18 Jun 2019
ZFS On Linux 0.8.1 Brings Many Fixes, Linux 5.2...   Linux Storage   14 Jun 2019
Arch Linux Drops GCC 9 From Testing Due To BCache...   GNU   28 May 2019
Linux 5.1.5 Kernel Fixes The Latest Data Corruption...   Linux Storage   26 May 2019
Allwinner ARM Boards With SATA See Big Speed Boost...   Hardware   15 May 2019
Watch Out For BCache Corruption Issues On Linux 5.0...   Linux Storage   14 May 2019
ZFS On Linux 0.8-RC5 Bundles In The SPL Code   Linux Storage   09 May 2019
Haiku Continues Progress With Its New NVMe Driver,...   Operating Systems   01 May 2019
QEMU 4.0 Released With CPU Support Improvements,...   Virtualization   23 Apr 2019
Haiku OS Picks Up An NVMe Storage Driver   Operating Systems   19 Apr 2019
Red Hat / Fedora To Work On Bringing Up Arm Laptops...   Arm   08 Apr 2019
Stadia, Web Browsers, GNOME 3.32 & Jetson Nano...   Phoronix   01 Apr 2019
Radeon VII & Linux 5.0 Excited Open-Source...   Free Software   30 Mar 2019
ZFS On Linux Lands TRIM Support Ahead Of ZOL 0.8   Linux Storage   30 Mar 2019
Ampere Computing + Packet Roll Out eMAG To The Public...   Hardware   29 Mar 2019
A New Effort Trying Again To Mainline Linux Kernel...   Hardware   09 Mar 2019
Linux 5.0, Radeon VII, Intel Iris Driver & Other...   Phoronix   28 Feb 2019