Question WD Blue 3D NAND Internal SSD M.2 SATA on a Z370 D3 mobo. Problems

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Hello,

as stated in the title, I have installed the M.2 SSD on my mobo Z370 D3. I can recognized the drive on the explorer but it doesn't appear in the Device Manager neither nor in the bios.

The manual states that:
The M.2 connector supports M.2. Sata SSD and M.2 PCIe SSDs and that it shared bandiwitch with the SATA3 0 connector which I made sure to let it free.

I have 2070super, asus pci wifi as PCI devices and 3 storages (2 SSDs and 1 HDD attached via classic SATA cables to the PSU.

OS is Windows 10 latest version installed on one of the SSDs via SATA through PSU not on the M2.

I've also noticed that my FPS in games has decreased quite sensibly, for instance in Red Dead 2 I was hitting easily over 60 fps in my regular HDD, after I've moved the game to the M.2 now has trouble mantaining stable 60 fps. It is formatted as NTSF.

Should I just go back to regular SSD or is there a setting that I'm missing?

Thank you very much
 
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