Supports 3 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Total supports 3 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Intel®11th Gen Processors
M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110
- Only Intel® 11th processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode, this slot will be disabled for other CPUs
Intel® Z590 Chipset
M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)***
M.2_3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)****
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
* Raid function for PCIe mode SSD in Intel® Rapid Storage Technology is available with either 1. Intel® SSDs installed in both CPU-attached and PCH-attached slots, or 2. any other 3rd party SSDs installed in PCH-attached slots.
** To enable Intel® Optane™ Memory (Hybrid Storage device), it must be installed in PCH-attached slots with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.
*** M.2_2 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_2. When M.2_2 runs SATA mode, SATA6G_2 will be disabled.
**** M.2_3 shares bandwidth with SATA6G_56. When M.2_3 is occupied, SATA6G_56 will be disabled.