High Performance NVMe SSD capped at PCIE 2.0 speeds Y700

Posted on 1st Jul 2021 14:51:37 in SSD, NVMe, Laptops

Performance of high speed NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD is capped at ~1600MB/s when installed in the Lenovo Y700 Laptop.

Capped NVMe Performance

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FRITZ!Box 7490 and Fitbit Aria Scales

Posted on 1st Jul 2021 14:46:57 in Network

Updating the FRITZ!Box 7490 to firmware 0.6.52 caused the Fitbit Aria scales to lose their connection with the WIFI router.

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Sliding Gate Installation with Automation

Posted on 1st Jul 2021 15:17:35 in Raspberry Pi

Installing a sliding gate across our driveway, adding automation and internet enabling the gate via a raspberry pi.

sliding Gate

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GBox Midnight 2.1 UART (Serial Connection)

Posted on 1st Jul 2021 14:48:42 in ARM

The GBox Midnight 2.1 Serial Connection.

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Lenovo Y700 + Samsung 950 Pro

Posted on 1st Jul 2021 15:03:55 in SSD, NVMe, Laptops

I just received my new Lenovo Y700, First thing was to open it up and install a new Samsung 950 Pro SSD in the available M.2 slot. The advantage of buying without the SSD is you don't end up with the PM951 with terrible write speeds or the CV1 M.2 Series again with not that great write speeds. The 1TB slim HDD is left in place for storage.



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