Regrettably the USB 3 to USB C header adaptor cannot be used with the MSI B450i. The USB C header is hard against the RAM, low profile, preventing the front panel connector being fitted :)
Hopefully this will save someone else from ordering one only to be disappointed.
Thanks for the response and the thought to use no bottom fans. I will confess I hadn't considered that and should it work it will also have the benefit of saving me the cost of two fans and the Noctua fan controller I was also going to pick up.
Well I've just got to pay the customs charges on my M1 and should have it by the end of the week which means it's time to finally nail down the cooling. Having read around the forum I'm torn between two options namely whether to go with a C-14, which I have, or a 240mm AIO build. Added to that...
Thanks for setting me straight with that. Sadly it seems that my current board, MSI B450i, just isn't going to work easily with USB C. Now the choice has to be made whether to switch it out for an Asus, dual M2, or revert to using an SSD boot drive. The joys of having decided to replace my...
I'm no doubt missing something here but, having only one m2 slot, barring a restricted bandwidth is there any good reason why one could not use a sata to M2 adaoptor together with the m2 to Type E adaptor i.e.:
SATA to M2
M2 adaptor (already posted in thread)