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    Best mini-ITX with M.2 2280 support?

    Howdy all. Researching LGA 1151 motherboards and am trying to find the best mini-ITX board with support for the Samsung 950 Pro M.2-2280 SSD at full speed. Google has been slow going. The ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac board is one of the few that I've found that sounds like it has...
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    AMD AM3+ Motherboards with PCIe 3.0?

    Apparently there's only one in existence, the Sabertooth 990FX Gen3 R2.0 which came out back in 2013: SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0 - Overview I recently purchased a Samsung 950 PRO NVMe 512GB M.2 drive, along with a Lycom DT-120 adapter to use in my older Asus M5A97 R2.0 motherboard, which uses...
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    Samsung 950 Pro m.2 in a mini-ITX case?

    Can this work? I am looking to install one in the sugo SG13 which I am concerned about temperatures already: But I See the Samsung 950 pro 2280 m.2 drive can get up to 100 degrees Celsius! Will this cause any issues or would it be no problem?
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    WTB: ~256GB M.2 SSD locally in NYC

    No longer needed (found one locally). Mods please close this thread, thanks!
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    Looking to jump into my first mini ITX build but need some help

    1. What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming, Photoshop (or other intensive programs), Web browsing, strictly HTPC/Playback, etc. (If you have multiple things you want to do with the system, make sure you rank them from most important to least important). Poker programs, which is lots of open...
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    ASUS Z170 MoBos: which will allow raiding 2 M.2s + 2 U.2s still having 2 free sata ports?

    Hi everybody I would appreciate a clarification on the possibility of configuring a bootable raid 10 with 2 Samsung 950 PROs + 2 Intel 750 SSDs, still keeping 2 extra free sata ports for hard drives. I was considering either the Maximus Extreme or the Z170-WS or the Z170-Premium which comes...