[SOLVED] Does my motherboard accept pcie ssds?

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I have a ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 mother board that i purchased a few years ago and my current hard drive is failing so i was thinking of upgrading to an ssd. My question is does my mother board accept pcie ssds? im looking online and i can not find an answers.
 

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I have a ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 mother board that i purchased a few years ago and my current hard drive is failing so i was thinking of upgrading to an ssd. My question is does my mother board accept pcie ssds? im looking online and i can not find an answers.
No M.2 port on that.
And unlikely it would boot from a drive in an adapter slot.
Lastly, the performance difference isn't as great as the benchmarks make it out to be, especially for the Windows drive.

Just get a good quality 2.5" SATA III SSD, and save a few $$.
 
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I have a ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 mother board that i purchased a few years ago and my current hard drive is failing so i was thinking of upgrading to an ssd. My question is does my mother board accept pcie ssds? im looking online and i can not find an answers.
No M.2 port on that.
And unlikely it would boot from a drive in an adapter slot.
Lastly, the performance difference isn't as great as the benchmarks make it out to be, especially for the Windows drive.

Just get a good quality 2.5" SATA III SSD, and save a few $$.
 
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