StarTech PCI Express x4 to M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter

StarTech PCI Express x4 to M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter

StarTech PCI Express x4 to M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter

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Product Highlights

  • Add an M.2 SSD via a PCIe x4 Slot
  • Connects to the Motherboard
  • Compatible with PCIe 3.0, 2.0, and 1.0
  • Supports 2242, 2260, 2280 & 22110 Drives
  • Supports 110, 80, 60, and 42mm Drives
  • Equipped with a Full Profile Bracket
  • Includes Half-Height/Low Profile Bracket
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StarTech PEX4M2E1 overview

  • 1Description

The red PCI Express x4 to M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter from StarTech lets you add a high-speed, 4-lane M.2 SSD (PCIe-based) to a PC with an available x4 PCI Express expansion slot. You can mount the M.2 drive directly onto the adapter, giving you an easy and convenient way to improve your system's performance and expand its overall internal storage. The adapter connects directly to your computer's motherboard to support an M.2 PCIe-based SSDs (NVMe or AHCI) through x4 PCIe, is compatible with PCIe 3.0 motherboards, and is also backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0 and PCIe 1.0.

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 also supports the most common drive sizes including 110, 80, 60, and 42mm. It is equipped with a full-profile bracket and includes a half-height/low-profile bracket, for installation in small form-factor computers.

General 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 backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0 and 1.0
Fast and easy setup with native OS support
Installs into x16, x8, or x4 PCIe slots
Equipped with a full-profile bracket, and includes a half-height/low-profile bracket for installation in small form factor computers
UPC: 065030865043
In the Box
StarTech PCI Express x4 to M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter
  • Low-Profile Bracket
  • SSD Standoff and Installation Screw
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    StarTech PEX4M2E1 specs

    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 Heights 2242
    Drive Connectors 1 x M.2 (NGFF; M-Key; PCIe x4)
    Host Connectors 1 x PCI Express x4 (male)
    OS Compatibility OS independent; no software or drivers required
    LED Indicators 1-pin header on board for drive LED connection
    Operating Temperature 41 to 122°F (5 to 50°C)
    Storage Temperature -13 to 158°F (-25 to 70°C)
    Humidity 15 to 90% RH
    Physical Characteristics
    Color Red
    Drive Height 4.3" / 11 cm (max)
    Dimensions 7.2 x 7.0 x 4.8" / 18.4 x 17.9 x 12.1 cm
    Weight 1.6 oz / 46 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.5 x 6.2 x 1.9"

    StarTech PEX4M2E1 reviews

    PCI Express x4 to M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from it works Allows an extra PCIe-x4 SSD if you have a free slot. Also allows better cooling than motherboard slots. No problems booting Linux (4.19) from the installed SSD.
    Date published: 2018-10-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works perfectly. No issues. Works great. Installed easily. Wish it had an LED in addition to the HDD LED header, but it's a very minor issue.
    Date published: 2018-10-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great I am now using an M.2 SSD on a PCIe bus. So fast!! I love this piece of kit.
    Date published: 2018-06-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a wonderful institution Your products are wonderful thank you very much
    Date published: 2017-08-23
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