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Precision T3420 possible hardware and place of OS

I have 2 questions when I read the spec-sheet that came with the computer it said what i have copied down below ( Dell Precision Tower 3420 Shipped 2017-08-24, Xeon E31220 3 GHz, Nvidia Quadro K620)

1. Is it ok to mount a Samsung 970 EVO Plus the PCle M.2 slot and put the OS on it (MS10 64-bit)
2. And why is there a limit to size of the harddrive schouldnt 8TB also be ok? Like WD Red Pro 256MB 8TB or a Samsung 860 Pro 2TB

 

Support for up to (1) M.2 PCIe SSD and Up to (1) 3.5” SATA or (2) 2.5” SATA. Support for Intel Ready Mode technology
Support for up to (1) additional PCIe SSD on Dell Precision Ultra-Speed drive (x8) with active cooling
M.2 PCIe SSD (NVMe)
Up to (1) 1TB on M/B
Up to (1) 1TB on Dell Precision Ultra-Speed drive
2.5” SATA SSD
Up to (2) 512GB
2.5” SATA 7200 RPM
Up to (2) 1TB 7200 RPM
3.5” SATA
Up to (1) 4TB 5400 RPM
Up to (1) 2TB 7200 RPM

 

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