I was thinking of a crazy idea for a DIY project and I saw some similar projects with DIY PCIe bifurcation boards that I thought it would be a good place to post my idea for feedback.
My plan, IDK if it will even work, is to take a PCIe switch, like the Broadcom P411W-32P...
So I was just looking at temps on my SOHO rig (in sig) and under full load (gaming), it was hitting 56c. Idles at 30c. This is with the drive mounted on the mobo m.2 socket next to the video card (but not under it).
I didn't have a chance yesterday but I'm going to try running it on a PCI m.2...
So I've been trying to research if I can do this. I don't think I am understanding how PCIe lanes work with CPU/Chipset
I don't intend to go SLI, but in my current setup I have a 750ti as a PhysX GPU (yes, I know, it's *mostly* useless but hey, it helped a lot in Arkham series) and a 1070 as...
Anything special i need to do in order install a 1tb Intel 600p pci-e SSD?
physically install, boot windows on existing SSD, image to m.2 SSD, then boot from m.2 SSD would be the plan.
Gigabyte z170x-gaming 7 motherboard.
Anything special I will have to enable in the BIOS etc to...
An email was sent to Asus asking:
"Is there a problem with using the ASUS Z170I Pro Gaming motherboard
when the boot drive is a
Samsung 950 Pro M.2 512 GB SSD (MZ-V5P512BW)
that will contain the 64 bit version of Windows 7
loaded onto the M.2 drive"
To which Asus replied:
"In order to boot...
I recently built a high spec NCASE M1 rig with the Asus Z170I PRO GAMING motherboard running Windows 10. I installed an M.2 HyperX Predator PCIe SSD into the rear slot on the motherboard. It all worked fine and was very fast for nearly four months. The SSD has now failed with the error message...