Does DirectStorage need a PCIe 4.0 SSD?

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Best answer: No, DirectStorage works with all NVMe drives including the slower PCIe 3.0 spec, though naturally performance will be better with PCIe 4.0 and Windows 11.
[h=2]What is DirectStorage?[/h]DirectStorage is an API that is part of DirectX. Microsoft has already implemented it into the Xbox Velocity Architecture found on the new Xbox Series X and Series S consoles and has since brought it to the PC, at first with Windows 11.

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