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    M2 pcie

    As you can see by my rig is the M7F and I have a vacant M2 slot up top.

    Will I see a massive difference getting an M2 PCIE compared to my SSD's in RAID 0?


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    Or should I go for a PCIE SSD?


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    depends.

    is it a PCi-e 3.0 x4 slot?

    if you have free PCI slots, i'd recommend using an adapter,
    since most M.2 slots occupy either two or more sata ports, or just the PCI lanes,
    wich may confuse your board and takes the lanes from a device in use.

    But try it out. the M.2 SSD I'd recommend is the Samsung SM951. up to 2.2GB/s read

    Watercooling FTW

    "essentially one of the most hardcore overclocking motherboards ever made."
    http://www.hardocp.com/article/2014/...board_review/7

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