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well a bit late to the party but my 2 cents worth.

graphics card: nah, I've just built a new machine very similar (except mines intel) and I don't miss the graphics card at all, even doing CAD. Not missed at all.

m2 drive they run hot, and cause the chipset to run really hot, so

1. more case cooling - but gets weird coz too much cooling can be as bad too
2. skip the m2 [for now] ??? well seriously you will not notice the difference in your usage

boot time difference on a SATA ssd vs m2: less than a second. And once booted: difference is none you will ever notice (except in SOME really hard core games.) m2 will likely reduce the life of your mobo, and during heavy compiles (on really large projects) may even cause thermal shutdowns unless you really have the cooling well figured out.

skip the spinner, throw in a couple of 1TB SSD's (for SSD 1TB are the best gb/$ at the moment.)

In a year or so you will see m2 daughter boards (with better cooling in mind) - already some coming out right now but expensive/proprietary - early days.
could always fit a m2 later once they have the cooling properly figured out. (also predictions that SSD prices will drop by midyear plus m2 drives will get better capacity too.)

Oh, next seriously think about installing linux and running windows in VM(s)
- can run multiple copies, can take/rollback to snapshots, totally separate the dev env from testing... and linux makes good use of powerful hardware, windows not so much.

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