Total supports 4 x M.2 slots and 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Intel 11th &10th Gen Processors
- M.2_1 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110
(Only Intel 11th Core processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode, this slot will be disabled for other CPUs)
- M.2_2 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110
(Intel 11th processors support PCIe 4.0 x4 mode; Intel 10th processors support PCIe 3.0 x4 mode)
Intel Z590 Chipset
- M.2_3 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 mode)
- M.2_4 slot (Key M), type 2242/2260/2280 (supports PCIe 3.0 x4 & SATA modes)
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Raid function 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.