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Will this build work?

Turbo83

49 months ago

I want to get a Samsung 950 Pro but do not want to upgrade to a different board/chipset. Can I use my ASUS Z97-AR with a PCIe 3.0x4 to M.2 Adapter in order to use the 950? Such as the build below.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor $299.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $24.89 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus Z97-AR ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $127.99 @ Micro Center
Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $74.99 @ Amazon
Storage Samsung 950 PRO 256GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $188.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.88 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB 100 Million Edition Video Card $318.89 @ OutletPC
Case Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 @ Micro Center
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA GS 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $79.99 @ NCIX US
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home Full - USB (32/64-bit) $101.99 @ NCIX US
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WN881ND 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter $17.89 @ SuperBiiz
Case Fan Corsair CO-9050016-BLED 52.2 CFM 120mm Fan $19.98 @ OutletPC
Monitor Asus MX279H 27.0" Monitor $234.99 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle Wired Gaming Keyboard w/Optical Mouse $21.98 @ Newegg
Other PCIe 3.0 x 4 to M.2 Adapter $23.24
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1717.67
Mail-in rebates -$70.00
Total $1647.67
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-12 22:23 EST-0500

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