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How do I install this type of ssd?

Joltzz
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If your motherboard has an m.2 slot, you put the drive into the slot and then screw it down with the screws that come with the motherboard. Looking up a video will do you much more good.

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First of all your motherboard must have a 2280 M.2 port, if it does then its super straight forwards there are countless tutorials in YouTube

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Google an M.2 drive video

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Ok thanks guys I will make sure to get an motherboard with an m2 socket and are they faster than regular ones?

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13 minutes ago, Joltzz said:

Ok thanks guys I will make sure to get an motherboard with an m2 socket and are they faster than regular ones?

Only the NVMe ones, if it does not specifically state being NVMe then it is running on SATA3 just like common 2,5 inch SSDs.

 

But if you're not a professional putting up an expensive super high end workstation there is no reason to get NVMe since it won't really do any thing better than a common SATA3 SSD would for the average user case.

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That Crucial MX500 is a SATA III SSD in M.2 form factor.

It will have the typically ~550 MB/sec sequential read and write speeds.

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