04-21-2016 06:08 AM
I have a T440p with an optical drive. Will a hard drive installed in an adapter in that bay perform at the same rate as the primary internal hdd?
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04-21-2016 08:06 AM
Yes, but think carefully before you commit to that, especially if you want to use a platter drive and not an SSD.
HDD in the optical bay have two downsides:
1. They make noise.
2. They make heat.
There's no efficient way to exhaust waste heat from that bay and it will come up through the keyboard.
Better idea: get a large SSD and keep the optical drive.