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The complexity of implementing water cooling components from multiple different manufacturers into one indexing and sorting system is very difficult to do. Considering the plethora of componentry dimensions and designs, this feature will not be added for quite a while, if at all.
That being said, some custom loop components are available on PCPartPicker; however, they are not indexed in the main categories and are not capable of being checked for compatibility; radiators, reservoirs, video card coolers, and coolant are all available on the site.
Please note, no compatibility checking is available for these components!
M.2 is a form factor, not an interface protocol.
M.2 can use SATA III and/or PCIe X4 as its interfacing method.
NVMe SSDs like the one you suggested actually take longer to boot because the PCIe lanes for the SSD need to initialize before booting, unlike traditional SATA SSDs and HDDs.
The only individuals who may benefit from NVMe storage are those who transfer very large files over short periods of time like editors.
Keep in mind that some motherboards only support one or the other protocol or even neither in the case of Wi-Fi module only connectivity.
SATA III SSDs are recommended for 99% of users.
There are multiple memory companies on the market, but only a few true memory manufacturing companies. When researching different memory brands, you may run across companies that claim to be memory manufacturers, when they're really just module assemblers. How these companies work is that they purchase pre-manufactured parts (such as DRAM chips and printed circuit board) from true memory manufacturers, and then assemble these components to “manufacture” a module with their label on it.
True memory manufacturing involves a much higher level of technical expertise and quality control, and involves everything from selecting choice silicone to functional module testing. True memory manufacturers design, produce, and test components and modules at all stages of production. Memory modules consist of two pieces: DRAM semiconductor chips that store data, and printed circuit board (PCB), which connects the memory chips to the rest of the computer. There are only a handful of semiconductor manufacturers with the capability to produce DRAM chips, and they are Micron, Samsung, Hynix, and Toshiba.
#Welcome!# If you have any questions regarding your PC build, click [here](http://pcpartpicker.com/forums/forum/2-part-list-opinions-wanted/new/). If you have a suggestion to make about the forums, click [here](http://pcpartpicker.com/forums/forum/1-site-feedback-and-feature-requests/new/). If you have a part/s addition, click [here](http://pcpartpicker.com/forums/forum/19-part-additions/new/). And if you want to goof off, click [here](http://pcpartpicker.com/forums/forum/29-off-topic/new/). Please remember to abide by the [forum rules](https://pcpartpicker.com/code-of-conduct/) and to respect everyone on the site. Thank you! The complexity of implementing water cooling components from *multiple* different manufacturers into *one* indexing and sorting system is very difficult to do. Considering the *plethora* of componentry dimensions and designs, this feature will not be added for quite a while, *if* at all. That being said, *some* custom loop components *are* available on PCPartPicker; however, they are *not* indexed in the main categories and are *not* capable of being checked for compatibility; [radiators](https://pcpartpicker.com/products/water-cooling-radiator/), [reservoirs](http://pcpartpicker.com/products/water-cooling-reservoir/), [video card coolers](http://pcpartpicker.com/products/video-card-cooler/), and [coolant](http://pcpartpicker.com/products/water-cooling-coolant/) are all available on the site. `Please note, no compatibility checking is available for these components!`