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mcon45
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HELP>>>yoga 3 pro , new ssd not visible in BIOS,

I have a yoga 3 pro  1370 , the ssd card kept freezing replaced with new ssd drive   (western digital  500 gb)

 but when i enter the bios it states no hard drive . I've tried all i can think of. put back old drive and it shows it's there. swapped it back and forth about 6 times,

thanks

ras47
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Re: HELP>>>yoga 3 pro , new ssd not visible in BIOS,

I recently had trouble with my Yoga 3 Pro and it turned out to be a bad motherboard. One of the symptoms was the hard drive not being recognized. $400 later I had a fully functioning laptop again.
mcon45
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Re: HELP>>>yoga 3 pro , new ssd not visible in BIOS,

ok i might understand that,but it sees the drive that went bad when i reinstall, The only other thing i can think of is that the new drive is defective.. thanks for your input
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Re: HELP>>>yoga 3 pro , new ssd not visible in BIOS,

What is the exact/full model number of the new SSD?

 

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mcon45
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Re: HELP>>>yoga 3 pro , new ssd not visible in BIOS,

WESTERN DIGITAL
WD BLUE SN500
NVMe SSD

thanks
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Re: HELP>>>yoga 3 pro , new ssd not visible in BIOS,

The Yoga 3 Pro supports SATA m.2 SSDs.  It does not support PCIe/NVMe.

 

http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Tablets%20_%20Convertibles/Lenovo%20Yoga%203%20Pro/...

 

SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, NGFF 2280, removable, upgradable

 

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mcon45
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Re: HELP>>>yoga 3 pro , new ssd not visible in BIOS,

ok great i will get the right drive.
Thanks for your help.

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