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    cloning M.2 to m.2 on a Z390-E Strix

    Hi,

    I have a 500G m.2 EVO as drive C & just bought a 1T m.2 Evo. I want to clone my now C drive to the 1T drive using Acronis.

    As I understand it, the 2nd M.2 slot is treated as a pcie, not a SATA. I want to do the cloning and then switch drives so the 1T is in the SATA slot. I have only cloned SATA drives, have no idea about PCIE or if a PCIE drive can be moved to a SATA location and be considered SATA.

    Is there something I need to do to make this work out properly?

    Thanks.

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    Cloning software shouldn't care if the drive is NVMe or SATA. Once you're done you can move the drives but they will not change. An NVMe drive still needs a compatible slot and it won't run as SATA. Many motherboards these days have two slots and both are compatible with either type of drive. Check your manual to confirm.
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