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Lenovo G550 HDD SATA I or SATA II ?

Question

 

I want to change the HDD in my G550 Lenovo laptop and need to know if the internal HDD SATA port  is SATA I type / SATA-150 or if is SATA II type / SATA-300.

 

Could an SSD be used?

Answer

 

SSD drive.gifThe G550 supports SATA II HDDs although SATA I drives can also be used - the data transfer rate will just be somewhat less.   SSD devices should work - some SSD mechanical designs around the connector area may cause complications with installation / mounting.   

 

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baarym On 2017-01-01, 15:07 PM

Is there any general data on installing/using/etc., on B50 laptops? Most of the stuff I have found is for other models.

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