Intel's new 9-series chipset reportedly won't feature SATA Express

Reports state that SATA Express won't be featured on Intel's upcoming 9-series chipset.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Nov 14 2013 12:30 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Intel have something exciting for 2014, and that's the new Z97 platform, which is going to be the new high-end, Haswell-E platform. Well, the Z97 chipset will reportedly not feature the new SATA Express standard, which is a disappointment.

Intel's new 9-series chipset reportedly won't feature SATA Express | TweakTown.com

SATA Express is part of the new Serial ATA 3.2 standard, which will feature new connectors that are backwards compatible, as well as some nifty PCIe-based SATA Express devices. SATA Express is expected to provide a choice of AHCI or NVM Express host interfaces, which should pump more speed through its already fast pipes.

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