Expert product information on newegg SAMSUNG 950 PRO M.2 512GB PCI-Express 3.0 x4 Internal Solid State
Beau L.

Q. visitor asked, yep, will it work in an asus maximus VIII Hero alpha. it looked like the alpha has sockets facing away from the board. i don't understand how they would be supported physically. yes i have the room. i have an old cm 830 stacker. huge case. ok so its own weight would not become a strain on the socket then?

Alex G.
Hello! How're you doing tonight?
good and you
I have a question
Alex G.
Not bad! Thanks for asking. I see you're looking at the next best thing in SSD's
yep, will it work in an asus maximus VIII Hero alpha
Alex G.
Most definitely!
it looked like the alpha has sockets facing away from the board
Alex G.
Would you not have space to fit the SSD?
i don't understand how they would be supported physically
yes i have the room
i have an old cm 830 stacker
huge case
Alex G.
Yeah it is. That's a sweet case haha
The SSD isn't as large as it looks. It doesn't protrude much.
ok so its own weight would not become a strain on the socket then?
Alex G.
Oh, not at all. It's extremely light weight.
imagine a normal SSD with the enclosure
It's about 1/4th that.
are guys getting the alpha boards or just the basic Heroes you have now
wow that is small
Alex G.
I'd say it's a mixture of both.
Some people want the extra features while others want to save a little money.
i think of it as a half size pci card
I deffinetly want an alpha and was hope you all would carry it; I like doing buisness with Newegg
would a 5yr old but unboxed pc power and cooling 750 scilencer work with this configuration probly a strix 980ti oc with it
Alex G.
The 980ti isn't a power hungry card
a 750w would be enough
is a 5 yr old psu a problem if it is still in the box
will the caps go bad when not under power?
Alex G.
No, you won't have an issue.
The PSU in my computer is nearly five years old and still going strong.
very good, one last question
I have an older monitor dvi connector I will need to keep it for a year or so will the 980ti work with it assuming an adapter is used
Alex G.
Yeah, it'll work just fine with the older DVI plug.
You shouldn't need an adapter as long as they're both dvi
excellent, you have been of far greater help than anyone I have spoken to there; many thanks
Alex G.
Thank you very much!
I appreciate that.
happy holidays
Alex G.
Happy holidays to you as well :-)
Alex G.
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