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    Maximus XI Hero: choosing a boot m.2 drive

    Dear All,

    I'm about to start my new build base on a Maximus XI Hero. As I will be installing to identical m.2 drives, how can I choose which one of the two I want to use as my windows boot drive? (I'd like to choose the one furthest from the CPU.

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    go to bios and select one as your boot drive

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    hmm yes thanks. My question is can one clearly see in the bios what drive corresponds to what position on the MOBO...

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    Quote Originally Posted by fulcrum_64th View Post
    hmm yes thanks. My question is can one clearly see in the bios what drive corresponds to what position on the MOBO...
    Should be in the manual. I don't have your board but typically the M.2 slots are enumerated just like SATA ports.*

    Or just start with your boot drive installed and don't add the 2nd drive until later. That way you will be sure to install to the drive you want.

    *Actually the port identifications should be printed on the PCB next to the slot so you really don't even need the manual.
    Last edited by xeromist; 02-12-2019 at 11:11 PM.
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