Question can you boot from a pcie

18R4H1M

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i have a amd fx 8350 build which i use for cad and was wondering is it possible to install a m.2 nvme drive via the pcie slots

also i have a 32gb (8gbx4) kit of hyperex ddr3 ram 1600mhz should i use just add in 2 of thoses sticks to my build or should i put all four in and get rid of my current ram

cpu amd fx 8350
cooler: artic 360mm aio
motherboard: asus crosshair v formula z (was originally for a fx9590 but downgraded due to to many problems with it)
ram: gskill ripgaws 2133mhz 2x8gb kit
gpu: zotac gtx 1070 amp extreme
psu: aerocool 600w
storage: 240gb ssd + 1.5tb WD HDD
case: deepcool materxx 55 argb
 

USAFRet

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Not natively.
As above, there are 3rd party mods. But I wouldn't.
You're not really gaining that much performance.

If you must, just have it as a secondary drive, and use that for your CAD projects.
That is exactly what I'm doung with my new Intel 660p...photo and CAD work as a secondary drive.
 

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