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Can a mSATA ssd from a laptop be used in a desktop pc?

I have an extra ssd from a laptop that has been upgraded its a Kingston SMSM150S3/24G . Its only 24 gb only so I plan to use it on my desktop pc .But my desktop pc does not have a mSATA port . Is this even possible if it is what adapter should I use.

The SSD :https://www.olx.ph/item/kingston-smsm150s3-24g-24gb-half-mini-msata-sata-3-6gbps-ssd-ID4VMVp.html

My motherboard: Asus B75ma https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/B75MA/
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  1. If you have a mSATA port on your destop
  2. Investigate these:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=msata+to+sata+adapter&tag=mh0a9-21&index=aps&hvadid=3171238829&hvqmt=e&hvbmt=be&hvdev=c&ref=pd_sl_4emsqcinon_e

    Seriously though, a 24GB SSD isn't gonna do you many favours if you intend to use it as your system drive on your desktop.... I would recommend something much much bigger....
  3. RagingRabbits said:
    I have an extra ssd from a laptop that has been upgraded its a Kingston SMSM150S3/24G . Its only 24 gb only so I plan to use it on my desktop pc .But my desktop pc does not have a mSATA port . Is this even possible if it is what adapter should I use.

    The SSD :https://www.olx.ph/item/kingston-smsm150s3-24g-24gb-half-mini-msata-sata-3-6gbps-ssd-ID4VMVp.html

    My motherboard: Asus B75ma https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/B75MA/


    What are you planning on using it for? 24GB is pretty small to be worth the hassle.
    And WAY too small if you are considering it for the OS drive.
  4. USAFRet said:
    RagingRabbits said:
    I have an extra ssd from a laptop that has been upgraded its a Kingston SMSM150S3/24G . Its only 24 gb only so I plan to use it on my desktop pc .But my desktop pc does not have a mSATA port . Is this even possible if it is what adapter should I use.

    The SSD :https://www.olx.ph/item/kingston-smsm150s3-24g-24gb-half-mini-msata-sata-3-6gbps-ssd-ID4VMVp.html

    My motherboard: Asus B75ma https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/B75MA/


    What are you planning on using it for? 24GB is pretty small to be worth the hassle.
    And WAY too small if you are considering it for the OS drive.


    Nono I plan to use it for cache only since its just there not doing anything . But will it work? And if it works what kind of software can I use to set up the ssd cache.
  5. Best answer
    I use a mini sata adapter to sata and it has power for my mini sata blu-ray drive. The ssd should also work fine. You can buy them on amazon for about

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A45JATI?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00

    I bought this one and it works great.
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