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[SOLVED] Best M.2 for PRIME-Z270-AR

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Hello from a M.2 noob

I am new to the world of M.2 storage (for the OS), the motherboard (PRIME-Z270-AR) has a "slot/socket?" for it and the motherboard specs says it will take various types of M.2 but I am getting confused by which type I am meant to get for that slot/socket ?

I am looking at this card : Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB M.2 NVMe SSD , would this go into the slot/socket?

Is there perhaps a better/faster M.2 card I should be getting?

Thank you
 
Dec 12, 2019
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Yes, that drive will work.
Yes, that is a top shelf drive.

What will you use this system for?
Gaming, I will only put the new games on this drive though, all the older titles on the other drives I have, my current OS is on a 120GB SSD, so this is an upgrade of that.

Thanks

Edit: It looks like I have 2 M.2 slots, does it matter which one I use?
 
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