July 07, 2016
New PCI Express Adapter Card provides an interface to connect a PCIe M.2 drive to a computer, giving a drastic speed upgrade in data transfers, performance and overall speed to PCIe M.2 drives.
Lockbourne, OH - June 29, 2016 - StarTech.com has announced a new PCI Express to M.2 NVMe SSD (SKU: PEX4M2E1) adapter card, which gives users a significant boost on performance and speed over standard SATA storage. The adapter card offers an easy and inexpensive way for users to enhance their system’s performance, by adding the speed of M.2 NVMe storage support.
The adapter card will largely benefit IT professionals and enthusiasts who need to boost the performance of their server or workstation. It can also benefit users that seek out faster speeds to access their data and optimize the overall performance of their PC, such as creative professionals, architects, engineers, and software developers. The card delivers compelling read and write times up to 2500MB per second, depending on the application and M.2 drive used, to help professionals quickly access and load graphics, images, 3D models, and other large files.
Additional features of the adapter card are:
- Compatible with PCIe 3.0 motherboards
- Backwards compatible with PCIe 1.0 and PCIe motherboards
- Compatible with PCIe Gen 3 M.2 NGFF 110 mm/80 mm/60 mm/42 mm SSDs
- OS independent
- 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
“The PCI Express (x 4) to M.2 NVMe SSD adapter card allows you to connect a high-speed four-lane NVMe/PCIe M.2 SSD to any PC with an available x4 PCI Express expansion bay. This is an excellent, cost-saving solution for adding M.2 NVMe SSD support to any desktop or server for significantly faster boot times and overall system performance,” said Scott Burton, Product Manager, StarTech.com.
The adapter card is available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.