[SOLVED] Are there any PCIe/M.2 to RAM (DIMM) adapter out there?

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I don't know of any PCIe or M.2 to RAM (DIMM) adapters, so I would like to know if anybody here knows of such a thing.
I am talking about PCIe/M.2 to DIMM adapters, not the DIMM to PCIe adapters that allow RAM to work over the PCIe bus (inherently at a slower rate/higher latency).
Also, I am asking this question for my curious side, so please don't ask me: "Why?".
 
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That is, you want to attach PCIe device, thru an adapter, to DIMM socket on the motherboard?

I am also wondering why there's no adapters for such "obvious" use case - PCIe device connected to the memory controller...
Yes, I want to attach a PCIe device, through an adapter, to the DIMM slot on the motherboard.
 
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No way. That DIMM socket goes directly into the memory controller, and has no connections whatsoever to PCI lanes on the CPU or SB.
I was thinking more of an M.2 SSD (or more than 1 SSD in RAID 0) that would plug into the DIMM slot.

I could create an Optane DIMM with an M.2 Optane (don't ask why I won't buy an Optane DIMM).
 
You're probably talking about DIMM.2 extension card.
That is Asus exclusive technology. It doesn't go into DIMM slot, it goes into special/proprietary DIMM.2 slot on select Asus motherboards - like Asus ROG MAXIMUS IX APEX for example.

 

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