07-27-2018 03:32 PM
My T470 is a year old and I would like to add an SSD to it so that I can run virtual machines. I've read that the mSATA form factor isn't compatible with the T470 and that the M2. Sata is the only compatible form factor. Is this true?
07-27-2018 03:47 PM - edited 07-28-2018 05:37 AM
System has one HDD slot or one M.2 2280 slot exclusively for storage
Some: HDD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5" wide, 7mm high, Active Protection System
Some: SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5" wide, 7mm high (e.g. xxxGB SSD)
Some: M.2 SSD / PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 2, 16Gb/s
Some: 128GB M.2 SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, in WWAN slot as 2nd Storage, mutually exclusive with WWAN and WiGig
(1) The HDD slot is spinner or 2.5 inch SSD.
(2) PCI/e slot is M.2 2280.
1 or 2. Not both.
(3) WWAN slot, if available is
mSata M.2 2242. SATA only. Also known as NGFF, next generation form factor.
07-27-2018 08:07 PM
(3) WWAN slot, if available is mSata 2242. SATA only. Also known as NGFF, next generation form factor.
That looks like a typo: It's 2242 m.2 SATA, NOT mSATA.
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