The platform cannot recognize my PCIe Gen.III x4 M.2 SSD and the SSD is burnt.

Category : Specification / Capacity / Performance
Currently there are two types of notch designs for the M.2 SSD:

1. B key design


2. M key design

Transcend's PCIe M.2 SSDs utilize the M-key design, and are thus only compatible with M.2 connector with only an M key.



If a user incorrectly inserts a PCIe M.2 SSD with an M key to a platform that only supports B key
by flipping the M
-key SSD over, the SSD could get burnt quickly.


Note: Your system may come with either an M-key or a B-key M.2 connector. 
P
lease check compatibility before purchase.

 

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