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Which SSD is compatible?

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    Which SSD is compatible?


    If you look at my system specs, I have a Dell Inspiron M731R and I have a wuestion to ask.
    I'm thinking of getting a SSD that is 500GB or bigger. I have one but I don't know if it will work. Here is the link:
    Crucial MX100 512GB SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal SSD upgrades for Inspiron M731R Laptop/Notebook, CT5400945 from Crucial.com
    Is it compatible?

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    N. Calif
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    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    Yes, it's compatible. You should be able to install virtually ANY currently manufactured 2.5" ssd or hdd in that laptop.

    The only possible problem would arise if the drive you chose was an older 9.5mm thick drive and the laptop was designed for a 7mm thick drive. In this case though, the drive is 7mm thick and comes with an adapter for 9.5mm so it will work in either. Most drives made today are 7mm thick so they will fit modern as well as older laptops.
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    Thanks!
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    My pc has a hybrid ssd/hdd drive, also a SATA secondary drive and a sata docked drive - no issues at all
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    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there

    simple answer is ANY SSD these days will work.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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