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ocddave
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Registered: ‎06-14-2016
Location: US
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T460 - 1 TB Solid State Drive PCIe-NVMe

Do the T460s and T460p use the same motherboard? I ask because there is an option for a  "1 TB Solid State Drive PCIe-NVMe" on the T460s, but not yet showing on the T460p. I also wonder who makes this drive, and can we add it to our existing T460p? That was one thing I had wished for (more space than the highest option 512GB SSD) when odrering the T460p, but it wasn't available on this unit.

foolmeonce
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Registered: ‎08-05-2016
Location: US
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Re: T460 - 1 TB Solid State Drive PCIe-NVMe

This topic seems to have varied answers.  Mine is based on experience with Both machines: A T460 20FNCTO1WW i7-6600u And Two T460p models 20FWCTO1WW i5-6440HQ and 20FWCTO1WW i7-6820HQ.

 

The T460 & T460P are similar but don't share the same motherboard.  They do both have a 42mm M.2 slot. It's mentioned in the Hardware Maintenance Manual for both the WAN option and M.2 SSD.  I don't see any way to shoehorn an NVMe in there, to my (limited) knowledge NVMe are all 80mm. There are extender boards, but the slot is still only SATA III so I don't see how it would offer any advantage.  I'm open to enlightenment.  My 850 Pro is quick, but I'd love to stuff a 950 Pro NVME in there.

 

T460p i7-6820HQ -great hand warmer

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