The table below describes compatibility between Intel® Desktop Boards and Intel® Solid State Drives (Intel® SSDs).
|mini-SATA (mSATA)–Native||The following boards support mSATA natively: |
You do not need to use any adapter to install the drive. You can connect it directly to the full or half-mini card slot.
|mSATA–with adapter|| |
To connect an mSATA SSD to an Intel® Desktop Board that does NOT natively support mSATA, you must use a third-party mSATA-to-SATA converter/adapter.
The mSATA SSD drive plugs into the adapter. Then connect the adapter to an available SATA port using a standard SATA cable.
|Standard SATA|| |
Intel® SSDs in the standard SATA form factor are compatible with Intel® Desktop Boards that support SATA.
Connect the drive to an available SATA port using a standard SATA cable.