Supports 4 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Intel®11th &10th Gen Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110
- Only Intel® 11th Core™ processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode, this slot will be disabled for other CPUs
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280**
- Intel® 11th Core™ processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode
- Intel® 10th Core™ processors support PCIe 3.0 x4 mode
Intel® Z590 Chipset
M.2_3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 mode)
M.2_4 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)*
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Raid function for PCIe mode SSD in Intel® Rapid Storage Technology is available with either 1. Intel® SSDs installed in both CPU-attached and PCH-attached slots, or 2. any other 3rd party SSDs installed in PCH-attached slots.
To enable Intel® Optane™ Memory (Hybrid Storage device), it must be installed in PCH-attached slots with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.
*When M.2_4 is pupulated, SATA6G_56 will be disabled.
**M.2_2 shares bandwidth with PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2. When M.2_2 is enabled, PCIEX16_1 will run at x8 mode and PCIEX16_2 will run at x4 mode.