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Would I be able to user pci express 16X graphic card slot for M.2 SSD adapter

john92john92 Posts: 3Member New User
I would like to get M.2 SSD adapter but don't know if it would work on pcie  16x slot, which may be designated for graphic card.  
https://www.amazon.com/GLOTRENDS-Adapter-Aluminum-Heatsink-Support/dp/B07GDFX3YJ/ref=sr_1_13?keywords=m.2+adapter&qid=1549975601&s=gateway&sr=8-13

thanks in advance

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  • ven98ven98 Posts: 4,045 Pathfinder
    Accepted Answer
    Even if the the PCIe bus of the M.2 expansion card is shorter than the x16 port, it should work, theoretically. As long as the card fits, it should work. The x16 port isn't designed for GPUs only, it just has 16 PCIe lanes. The GPU usually is connected there, because it can take advantage of the extra bandwidth provided by the x16 port.
    Always post the following characterisitcs of the device:
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  • egydiocoelhoegydiocoelho Posts: 20,387 Trailblazer
    edited February 12 Accepted Answer
    The colleague ven98 has already replied! I think this kind of adapter will work, but I think ssd will not reach its maximum performance!
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  • The ssd m2 2280 pcie nvme gen3x2 or gen3x4 can only be connected to the m2 port!
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  • john92john92 Posts: 3Member New User
    I have only one M.2 slot for SSD. If I want to add more M.2 SSD, then I have to use M.2 adapter. Do you think this pcie 16x supports M.2 SSD adapter?
  • ven98ven98 Posts: 4,045ACE Pathfinder
    Accepted Answer
    Even if the the PCIe bus of the M.2 expansion card is shorter than the x16 port, it should work, theoretically. As long as the card fits, it should work. The x16 port isn't designed for GPUs only, it just has 16 PCIe lanes. The GPU usually is connected there, because it can take advantage of the extra bandwidth provided by the x16 port.
    Always post the following characterisitcs of the device:
    -Model number
    -Part number(not required, but helpful)
    -CPU
    -GPU
    -Operating system

    Helios 300 and Nitro 5 users DO NOT update the BIOS to version 1.22 if you don't want the keyboard's backlight to turn off after 30 seconds even when the device is plugged in.


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    Click on 'Yes' if the comment answers your question!

  • Is this type of adapter you are looking for?

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  • john92john92 Posts: 3Member New User
    yes, thanks,
  • egydiocoelhoegydiocoelho Posts: 20,387ACE Trailblazer
    edited February 12 Accepted Answer
    The colleague ven98 has already replied! I think this kind of adapter will work, but I think ssd will not reach its maximum performance!
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