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x4 PCI Express to M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter

Product ID: PEX4M2E1

Connect a PCIe M.2 SSD (NVMe or AHCI) to your computer through PCI Express for ultra-fast data access

Features
  • Boost system speed and performance by adding a PCIe M.2 SSD to your PC

  • Supports PCIe M.2 SSDs (NVMe and AHCI): 2242, 2260, 2280, and 22110 drives

  • Compatible with PCIe 3.0 motherboards, and backward compatible with PCIe 2.0 and PCIe 1.0

More Features . . .
  • Fast and easy setup with native OS support

  • Installs into x4, x8 or x16 PCIe slots

  • Equipped with a full-profile bracket, and includes a half-height/low-profile bracket for installation in small form-factor computers

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Get ultra-fast data access by adding a PCIe M.2 SSD to your existing computer. This adapter lets you add a high-speed, 4-lane M.2 SSD (PCIe-based), such as a Samsung 950 Pro or Samsung SM 951, to a PC with an available x4 PCI Express expansion slot. You can mount the PCIe M.2 drive directly onto the adapter, giving you an easy and convenient way to improve your system performance and expand overall internal storage.

Boost your system speed and performance

The expansion card lets you take full advantage of the fast performance and compact size of PCIe M.2 internal solid-state drives. The adapter connects directly to your computer motherboard to support an M.2 PCIe-based SSD (NVMe or AHCI) through ultra-fast x4 PCIe. The adapter is compatible with PCIe 3.0 motherboards and is also backward compatible with PCIe 2.0 and PCIe 1.0. With the M.2 PCIe based drive in place, the adapter gives your computer a significant speed boost. 

Supports PCIe M.2 SSDs

The adapter supports PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe (M Key) and PCIe-AHCI M.2 SSDs including 2242, 2260, 2280, and 22110 drives. The expansion slot adapter supports the most common drive sizes including 110 mm, 80 mm, 60 mm and 42 mm.

Easy to install

The expansion card is equipped with a full-profile bracket and includes a half-height/low-profile bracket, for installation in small form-factor computers.

The PEX4M2E1 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

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Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

Applications
  • Connect a PCIe M.2 SSD to your computer through an available x4 PCI Express expansion slot to boost system speed and increase internal data storage
  • Get ultra-fast data access, ideal for gaming or high-performance workstations
  • Install your operating system on an M.2 PCIe based drive for fast access, while keeping larger platter drives available for bulk storage
Product Numbers
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type PCI Express
Compatible Drive Types M.2 (NGFF, M-Key, PCIe x4)
Drive Installation Fixed
Drive Size 22m - M.2 NGFF
Interface PCI Express
Number of Drives 1
Supported Drive Height(s) 2242
2260
2280
22110
Performance
Hot Swap Capability No
Connector(s)
Drive Connectors 1 - M.2 (NGFF, M-Key, PCIe x4)
Host Connectors 1 - PCI Express x4 Male
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Pin header on board for drive LED connection
Environmental
Humidity 15% ~ 90% RH
Operating Temperature 5°C to 50°C (41°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Red
Max Drive Height 4.3 in [110 mm]
Product Height 7.2 in [184 mm]
Product Length 7 in [179 mm]
Product Weight 1.6 oz [46 g]
Product Width 4.8 in [121 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 5.3 oz [150 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - x4 PCI Express® to M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter
1 - low-profile bracket
1 - full-profile bracket (pre-installed)
1 - SSD standoff and installation screw
1 - quick start guide
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