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The M.2 Band andM Key PCIe SATA RAID controller card employs the Marvell HyperDuo technology to take the advantages of the rapid response of a solid state drive and the spacious capacity of a hard disk drive, to form an ultimate total solution for a high performance, cost effective and large storage system.
I ordered an m.2 sata III ssd for this Acer desktop, planning to install in into the m2 slot but now I am not sure that slot is compatible with m.2 sata ssd. Maybe only with pcie Nvme? Or both? Can somebody confirm, please? I am not talking about adding a 2.5 sata ssd, but m.2 key B and M sata ssd like this one.
M.2 2260 found in: SilverStone ECM25 M.2 to PCIe x4 Adapter Card, Gigabyte X399 DESIGNARE EX TR4 ATX Motherboard, ASUS HYPER M.2 X16 CARD V2 Raid Card, SilverStone MS10C M.2 SATA to USB 3.1 Portable SSD Enclosure - Charcoal, Orico.
If you attempt to install an M.2 SATA SSD into an M.2 PCIe ONLY slot, it will not work. Similarly, if you attempt to install an M.2 PCIe into an M.2 SATA ONLY slot, it will not work. M.2 Add In Cards. Add in cards like the one shown here allows you to convert a SATA only M.2 into a PCIe M.2. This will assume the speed of the much faster PCIe.
M.2 SATA III 22x80 SSD (2017 model) The M.2 2280 form factor brings the speed and reliability of Solid State Drives to a much lower profile so you can add those benefits to laptops and ultrabooks. The form's increasing popularity means that many desktop motherboards are also compatible with these super fast, super quiet, super reliable drives.
No, they are different. M.2 supports both SATA and PCIe storage interface options, while mSATA is SATA only. Physically, they look different and cannot be plugged into the same system connectors. M.2 2280 (above) compared to mSATA. Note the keys (or notches) that will prevent them from being inserted into incompatible sockets.
Buy Simplecom EC412 Dual M.2 (B Key and M Key) to PCI-E x4 and SATA 6G Expansion Card from Kogan.com. EC412 is a PCI Express expansion card designed to add NGFF M.2 devices such as SSD onto existing PC motherboard. Dual M.2 slots support both PCI-E based M.2 device (M key, NVMe) to run via the faster PCI-E interface at up to 32Gbps, and legacy SATA based M.2 slot (B key) for connecting to a.