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Blue Screen Again
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎04-07-2012
Location: turkey
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Replace optical drive with ssd U550

I have ideapad u550 and I want to replace the optical drive (which as you know can be removed easliy) with a ssd. 

I have 3 problems.

1-- I cannot find an appropriate caddy for my laptop I did found one for u330 will that be compatible?

http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=317

2-- will this ssd be compatible with the connection I have?

http://www.asiatechtrade.com/team-xtreems2-ssd-120gb-sataiii.html

3--- How can I most easliy recover my system?

 

Thank you for your help

Blue Screen Again
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎04-07-2012
Location: turkey
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Re: Replace optical drive with ssd U550

any help will be appreciated please reply
802.11n
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Registered: ‎01-24-2012
Location: Australia
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Re: Replace optical drive with ssd U550

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I seen this on youtube the other day and it looked to me an easy way backing up all your data and putting it onto a SSD. The vid's  in 2 parts and would be easy enough to find the other half.

 

U550 Caddy