GIGABYTE Introduces CMT2014 Quad M.2 Add-In-Card
GIGABYTE puts out its own quad M.2 PCIe x16 add-in-card, the GIGABYTE CMT2014. The CMT2014 has a similar function and features like the ASUS HYPER M.2 X16 RAID card and the recent offering from ASRock, the ASRock Ultra Quad M.2 card. Like the offerings from ASUS and ASRock, the GIGABYTE CMT2014 enables four M.2 PCIe x4 into a RAID array and utilize the full PCIe x16 slot (Gen3 x16 bus) offering transfer speeds of up to 128Gbps.
The GIGABYTE CMT2014 Quad M.2 add-in-card supports multiple M.2 form factors including 2242, 2260, 2280 and 22110. The CMT2014 has a full-height form factor with a dimension of 210 x 130mm. However, unlike the ASUS HYPER M.2 and ASRock Ultra Quad M.2, the CMT2014 doesn’t have a shroud and cooling solution wherein the M.2 drives will get its cooling passively. Also, the GIGABYTE CMT2014 is said to be only supported by the Xeon Purley platform which comprises of the Intel Xeon Scalable processors as of this writing.
For more information on the GIGABYTE CMT2014 Quad M.2 add-in-card, visit the product page at the GIGABYTE website. Also, no information on pricing and availability as of this writing. Check out GIGABYTE's line-up of add-in-cards and other accessories at http://b2b.gigabyte.com/Accessory