Debatable, it's always been a huge/vast difference in performance. Going forward from HDD to SSD initially is like 'hmm this is kinda better' but going back is like 'HORY SHET what's wrong with this computer'. Even in 2010.No SSD? I feel like modern operating systems are not designed to run on a hard drive, given how slow it makes everything.
That's probably just Optane, you should be able to use whatever other sizing of NAND or similar module for storage, I have a 128G M.2 SATA drive on a Z97 board and i5 4570 which is older than yourslimited to a maximum 32GB m.2 nvme card that I declined to purchase
How does one become a supernerd while using archaic mechanical storage?I'm a supernerd: