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SSD Drive For Laptop

by GarhurdJung / April 11, 2017 9:50 AM PDT

Hello everyone, I want to add an SSD drive to my Dell Laptop. It is almost new. I bought it last November 2016. There is 1TB HDD & working nicely but I want to add another on (SSD) for only OS, not for storage. Can anyone tell me is it possible for adding another storage on my Laptop? Thanks in advance.

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Most models, no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 11, 2017 10:14 AM PDT
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Most models only support a single HDD (or SSD.) Supply the full Dell model number so forum members can check out if this has dual bays, some M2 slot or another idea.

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Just a prelude to what I'm thinking.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 11, 2017 10:35 AM PDT
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model no
by GarhurdJung / April 11, 2017 10:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Most models, no.

Hello proffitt, thanks again to hear you! My Laptop model & configuration are given below:
Dell Inspiron 5559-Core i5-6Genaration, 8GB Memory, 1TB HDD, 2GB Graphics card, Optical Drive, etc.

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I think my prelude is the answer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 11, 2017 10:52 AM PDT
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by GarhurdJung / April 11, 2017 11:07 AM PDT

Thanks again Proffitt for sharing a valuable info. I will read it very carefully then I will make a decision.

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Did you read?
by GranaitChong / April 18, 2017 12:51 PM PDT
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Hello GarhurdJung, I'm new here. I have also the same issue. I'm searching here for same issue and I found here already have a solution. Did you review the above information? What is your plan? However, also I will review the given above information from R.Proffitt. Thanks.

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by Bob__B / April 11, 2017 9:09 PM PDT
In reply to: SSD Drive For Laptop

Unless you have a need for a large amount of storage space shop for a 480/500GB ssd.

You can put a lot of stuff on a ssd of that size.

If that size will fit your needs then it's just a matter of clone and swap.

Watch the sales and sometimes you can score a deal.

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