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Old February 13, 2019, 05:24 AM
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Question Intel 280gb Optane boot.

Won a Intel Optane 280gb u.2 drive in a raffle up here weird I know but I'm wondering can I use a U.2 Pcie addin card and will it boot is the question.
I really don't think it'll look right on my apex board could be fugly trying tie it all in.
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Old February 13, 2019, 08:25 AM
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turn around and sell it and buy something you need. :)
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Old February 13, 2019, 01:29 PM
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Lol atm Optane isn't cheap lol just need 1 Optane m.2 drive overhauled my storage bought a 8TB U.2 ssd so my main storage is covered. Just waiting on WD SN7500 to stop being given to YouTuber/reviewers so consumers can buy them. Getting 3 2TB m.2 drives
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1.intel 900p 280gb Optane U.2/M.2 (Os)
2.intel 750 1.2TB (steam)
3.intel 910 Pcie Ssd 800gb (Work/Scratch)
4.WD Black SN750 3x1TB NVME m.2(future)
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Old February 13, 2019, 02:43 PM
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Speaking from experience, they are a bit of a pain to install... and I have a u.2 connector on my motherboard.
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Old February 13, 2019, 08:51 PM
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Hmm wonder if I should just the U.2 Pcie card and test it
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Storage
1.intel 900p 280gb Optane U.2/M.2 (Os)
2.intel 750 1.2TB (steam)
3.intel 910 Pcie Ssd 800gb (Work/Scratch)
4.WD Black SN750 3x1TB NVME m.2(future)
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