So I bought a really cheap M.2 SSD just to see if it would even work. And I can't boot off the DVD drive when it's installed, it only shows the M.2 drive as being bootable. What is the problem here? Can I only install from a USB stick? I hope regular SSD's aren't like this.
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As others have said, you need to change the boot order. I don't know why, maybe it's a last minute addition to mobos, maybe they didn't think as many people would use them, but the M.2 socket seems to not be read unless you tell it to be read.
With that said, when I got mine to work, it works great! I have a 256 GB one that I use for my OS and some core files, and that's it. Boots up in about 5 seconds. A trivial luxury (my SSD would boot up in 15 seconds), but a luxury none-the-less.
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