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Thinkpad P72 Hard Drive Upgrade

2021-04-15, 19:48 PM

I have a 2.5 year old P72 Workstation and need to upgrade my hard drive as I'm running out of space.  The unit has two M.2 PCIe NVMe slots and a 2.5" SATA space.  The laptop has a 512GB Solid State Drive PCIe-NVMe OPAL2.0 M.2   and I'd like to upgrade to the SAMSUNG 970 EVO Plus SSD 2TB.  Since I use Carbonite as a back up I'd rather not just add the new hard drive but clone the existing and replace it altogether in an effort to maintain my continuous backup without having to reconfigure due to a new HD name/location.  The Samsung SSD is significantly less expensive than the one directly from Lenovo....curious as to whether I'm barking up the wrong tree by not using Lenovo and if there are compatibility issues with the Samsung.

 

I appreciate any insight.

 

thanks

 

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Re:Thinkpad P72 Hard Drive Upgrade

2021-04-15, 22:21 PM

Hello wsquiers,

 


Welcome to Lenovo Community

 

 

Kindly check the parts look up for compatible replacement parts.

There are other brands on the list where you can choose from. 
Just take note of the part number and other important specifications.

Hope this helps

 


Regards, 
Lorenzo_Lenovo



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