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debsadhan
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Registered: ‎08-28-2014
Location: India
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HDD Caddy for Z50 - 70

I am replacing my hdd with a ssd. Thought of using the existing hdd as a 2nd drive with a hdd caddy. Should I get the 12.7 mm one or the 9.5 mm? Or is there a way to check this?

ozgurfe
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Registered: ‎09-05-2015
Location: Turkey/İstanbul
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Re: HDD Caddy for Z50 - 70

Hi deb i did the same upgrade and i bought  9.5 mm it fit perfect. 

Zelota91
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Registered: ‎10-24-2014
Location: Italia
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Re: HDD Caddy for Z50 - 70

I exhume this post because I'm interested to put an ssd as principal drive.

How can I install Windows 10 in the ssd without losing the lenovo recovery partition?
If I install win 10 from zero I suppose that I'll lost all Lenovo software. How can I recover that software?

ozgurfe
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Re: HDD Caddy for Z50 - 70

You have to clone existing hdd to ssd.
Zelota91
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Re: HDD Caddy for Z50 - 70

Ok! So If I clone existing hdd to ssd and format hdd, ssd became the same, even if I have to use recovey partition by lenovo?

(but if I clone the hdd with the os, then I have 2 windows 10 activate with the same key... where I am wrong?)
tripplec
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Re: HDD Caddy for Z50 - 70

I was looking if there was a caddy for my Z70-80 but had not found one. The DVD drive appears thin so it may now work with one if one becomes available. Later, They're great for doing image backups as it sits on the SATA bus which is quite fast.

T520 Model 4239 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2860QMbr>; Nvidia NVS 4200M Win 10 64bit
Z70-80 I7 - 5500U 16GB GB - 1TB HD Win 10 64bit FHD 17.3", G840 w/2GB

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