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Aorus gaming 7 wifi and m.2 sockets

Aorus gaming 7 wifi and m.2 sockets
« on: December 02, 2018, 08:55:21 am »
Hi to all,

i'm going to buy a MZ-V7P512BW, samsung 970 pro nvme m.2, and it will be installed on the M2A_socket, but i've some questions:

- The socket it's just under the gpu, could be problems to install the m.2?

- i've read about the fact that the M2A_SOCKET could share the PCI lanes from the chipset, so in that socket the ssd will steal some lanes from the PCI_ex1 and conseguentially from the gpu, that will work at PCIex x8 and not x16, is it that true?

Thanks

AgentFXA

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Re: Aorus gaming 7 wifi and m.2 sockets
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2019, 09:08:46 pm »
.....

- The socket it's just under the gpu, could be problems to install the m.2?

- i've read about the fact that the M2A_SOCKET could share the PCI lanes from the chipset, so in that socket the ssd will steal some lanes from the PCI_ex1 and conseguentially from the gpu, that will work at PCIex x8 and not x16, is it that true?

Thanks

1) no problems with the m2 socket location
2) some lanes are shared when needed - not taken away.. and the GPU is running @ x16

All my 3DMark scores suggest there is no performance impact
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