Solved mSATA/SSD Related Question Tags: SSD Storage Motherboards Last response: December 30, 2013 4:27 PM in Storage Share logox December 30, 2013 4:15:15 PM I have a Samsung Evo 120GB SSD and MSI X87-G45 motherboard. I know this is a stupid question but should I connect it to the mSATA or just the regular SATA 6GB/s port? Thanks for any help! More about : msata ssd related question popatim a c 906 G Storage a c 89 V Motherboard December 30, 2013 4:20:13 PM Unless you bought an msata drive or an msata to sata adapter the drive wont fit in the msata port... m 0 l Best solution Dereck47 a c 542 G Storage a b V Motherboard December 30, 2013 4:22:17 PM The Samsung EVO only has a SATA port; it does not have an mSATA port so you can't connect it to the mSATA port on your motherboard. Connect the EVO to the 1st Intel 6Gb/s port on your board. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer logox December 30, 2013 4:27:16 PM Dereck47 said:The Samsung EVO only has a SATA port; it does not have an mSATA port so you can't connect it to the mSATA port on your motherboard. Connect the EVO to the 1st Intel 6Gb/s port on your board. Thanks. Just wanted to make sure that it wasn't better to buy the adapter for mSATA. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGigabyte-Z97X-UD5H-BK Related Question Forum SolvedOverclocking related question.. non OC gaming and hardware Forum SolvedModem related question Forum SolvedUPS Related Question Forum SolvedQuick Question (Storage and network related) Forum SolvedI Have a HEAT/FAN Related Question Forum SolvedBattlefield 4 & AMD related question ? Forum SolvedCabinet related question Forum SolvedCM Hyper TX3 related question Forum SolvedCooler Related question Forum SolvedProcessor and fps related question Forum SolvedQuestion related to shipping prices America- Europe Forum SolvedFX 8320 vs i5 4670k related question Forum SolvedSata/SSD related question Forum Solvedi7 950 oc to 3.8 vs 4.0 - fps related question Forum SolvedCPU Overclock Question (RAM-related) Forum SolvedCAS Latency related Question Forum SolvedOS related question. Forum SolvedZenBook UX31E and UX31A - screen resolution related question Forum Solvedvoltage related question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !