Upgrade your Raspberry Pi 4 with a NVMe boot drive

You can upgrade the storage in your Raspberry Pi 4 with an NVMe drive. These drives usually plug into a PCIe lane which gives them a potential throughput of over 3000Mbps for read and write access.

Yes I can hear you shouting already from Hacker News, Twitter and Reddit, so before we get into the tutorial, let’s start off with a disclaimer:

The Raspberry Pi 4 itself will not be able to achieve its full potential with the NVMe drive, but it will have two advantages over your SD card — reliability and sheer speed. Buying…