X570 motherboard that allows you to disable individual SATA ports

EnderW

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My Gigabyte C246-WU4 allows you to disable individual SATA ports, does anyone know of a X570 board that has this feature?
 

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Boot different OSes and keep them totally separated from each other.
 

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Yeah after digging through some motherboard manuals it seems most offer this. The gigabyte b450 itx does not FYI.
 

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This is a common feature. The only boards that probably won't offer this are going to be your lower end budget oriented models. The aforementioned GIGABYTE B450 mITX isn't one I have experience with, but I believe it.
 

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BTW according to the manual the Asus B450 ITX Strix does offer it.
 

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Anyone know of ANY board that allows selective disabling of m.2 slots?
 

Dopamin3

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Rather than worrying about disabling SATA/NVME ports have you considered virtualization? You could run a hypervisor (VMware ESXi, XCP-ng, Proxmox, etc...) and boot as many different OS as you want and isolate resources. Better yet you can run multiple OS simultaneously with as little or as much isolation/separation as you want. You can even do direct passthrough on some things, like run a Windows VM and passthrough a video card so you get optimal performance or access to hardware resources you want.
 

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I have considered it but not interested in doing that at this time.
 
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