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Old February 13, 2019, 05:24 AM
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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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1.intel 905p 380GB M.2 (Os)
2.intel 900p 280 (Ark)
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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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GPU - Vega FE 1650 Core 1080 HBM 2 (1120MV)
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Storage
1.intel 905p 380GB M.2 (Os)
2.intel 900p 280 (Ark)
3.intel 800p 118gb (HDD Cache)
3.WD 6TB Black 256mb (Bulk)
4.intel 750 1.2TB (steam)
5.intel 750 400gb
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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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CPU - i9 7980xe 4.6ghz 1.15v
Cooler - Noctua NH - U12A
Mobo - Rog Asus Apex x299
Ram - 64 GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200mhz 4x16GB
GPU - Vega FE 1650 Core 1080 HBM 2 (1120MV)
Case Corsair 1000D
Storage
1.intel 905p 380GB M.2 (Os)
2.intel 900p 280 (Ark)
3.intel 800p 118gb (HDD Cache)
3.WD 6TB Black 256mb (Bulk)
4.intel 750 1.2TB (steam)
5.intel 750 400gb
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Old March 22, 2019, 03:23 AM
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*update gave up waiting for WD to have stock available went with 380gb 905p m.2 boot, 118gb 800p optane HDD cache, intel 750 1.2TB and WD 6TB Black 256mb cache drive, unsure were or what I can do with the optane 900p 280gb in a pcie adapter. Might try turning it into level 2 cache in primo cache.
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Cooler - Noctua NH - U12A
Mobo - Rog Asus Apex x299
Ram - 64 GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200mhz 4x16GB
GPU - Vega FE 1650 Core 1080 HBM 2 (1120MV)
Case Corsair 1000D
Storage
1.intel 905p 380GB M.2 (Os)
2.intel 900p 280 (Ark)
3.intel 800p 118gb (HDD Cache)
3.WD 6TB Black 256mb (Bulk)
4.intel 750 1.2TB (steam)
5.intel 750 400gb
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