cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
dhakarocker
Fanfold Paper
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎07-04-2012
Location: US
Views: 572
Message 1 of 2

Need suggestion on SSD upgrade for Lenovo Ideapad y410p

Hi,

 

I have been using this Lenovo Ideapad y410p for 6 years which has been awesome throughout these years. Still its battery backup and processor performance is satisfying. The only issue I am having these days is its HDD response. I have a mechanical usual HDD which takes bit long time to wake up from sleep mode, start playing videos or games. It also seems to make spinning noise when I play games. I am seeking for a suggestion from experts.

 

1. I have an unused 42mm m.2 ssd slot in my laptop. Should I add a 256GB M.2 NGFF SSD there and install OS in ssd?

2. Or should I simply replace my existing HDD with a SATA III SSD like Samsung EVO 840 or somehting else?

 

Or any suggestion you would liek to add. Thanks in advance.

Sr Support Specialist
Posts: 9,659
Registered: ‎11-30-2015
Location: PH
Views: 557
Message 2 of 2

Re: Need suggestion on SSD upgrade for Lenovo Ideapad y410p

Hi dhakarocker,

 

Greetings.

 

OEM recommended m.2 SSD is a SATA m,2 NGFF 22x24. It should work and can be made for main boot similar to the discussions here and here if the size fits (sure is worth a try).

 

You may run a diagnostics on the current HDD specially if it fails the SMART integrity test. Then replacement to a SATA SSD can be a good upgrade in case there is a hardware failure.

 

I hope this helps answer your query.

 

Regards



Did someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!
If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.

And we're back...

Move delayed but still coming

Learn More

Check out current deals!


Shop current deals

Top Kudoed Authors