1. Home
  2. Frequently Asked Questions
  3. Will the Killer 1550 Work In My Desktop Mainboard?

Will the Killer 1550 Work In My Desktop Mainboard?

Some users have inquired whether the Killer Wireless-AC 1550 is compatible with their desktop mainboards.

Most desktop mainboard M.2 slots are keyed for storage, not for Wi-Fi. You will need to refer to the manufacturer of your specific mainboard, but unless there was a Wi-Fi adapter pre-installed in the mainboard, the M.2 slot is likely keyed for storage. In such cases, no Wi-Fi adapter will work in that slot.

You may be able to use an M.2 to PCIe converter in your desktop. For more information, please see this guide – Installing the Killer 1550 with an M.2 to PCI-E Converter

Click here for our full FAQ on the Killer Wireless-AC 1550. 

Updated on April 11, 2019

Was this article helpful?

Related Articles

Need Support?
Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Don’t worry we’re here to help!
CONTACT SUPPORT