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Q. visitor asked, Nope but i do have a question on compatibility. I have Asus Sabertooth X79 Motherboard. I want to add a SM951 M.2 SSD Stick. using PCI-E to M.2 Adapter. will that boot my window ?

Micheal T.
Welcome to NewEgg, I'm Mike! How can I help? Are you checking out our laptops ?
Nope but i do have a question on compatibility
Micheal T.
Sure thing = ) How can I help?
I have Asus Sabertooth X79 Motherboard
I want to add a SM951 M.2 SSD Stick
using PCI-E to M.2 Adapter
Micheal T.
Sounds good
will that boot my window ?
Micheal T.
If you move your windows onto it you won't have any issues.
theres two different verisons of SM951 ahci and nvme
which one is better compatibility with my board?
Micheal T.
SM951 ahci this is the better choice
X79 motherboards does not have M.2 slot that is why im willing to use the adapter
any speed difference using native M.2 slot vs using PCIE to M.2 adapter?
it advertises 2150 read 1500 write
will i able to see the full speed using the adapter
Micheal T.
You won't see the full speed but it will be faster than if you where to use sata
i had samsung 840 pro
will it be faster
?
Micheal T.
It will be , but not by enough that you can really feel it
i see
also i have a 3 PCIE slots on my motherboard .... which slot do i use
Micheal T.
Any of them will work for the adaptor
it shows i have pcie slots
2 (@ dual x16/x16)
1 (@ x8)
which one do i put the adapter into
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 3.0 x16
2 (@ dual x16/x16)
1 (@ x8)
PCI Express x1
2 x PCI Express x1
PCI Slots
1 x PCI Slot
2 dual x16/x16
Micheal T.
I would save the pci-e x 16 for your GPU
also i says 1 @ x8
will i put into that
Micheal T.
I would use that one
ok thanks michael for your support you did awsome
Micheal T.
Thank you = )
Hope you have yourself a really nice day
keep up the good work
Micheal T.
Feel free to come back any time!
Micheal T.
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