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T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-18, 6:25 AM

Just what the title says - if I select the cheapest option of storage, will I be able to upgrade to a SSD with pcie level performance? Or is the slot/hardware different with the cheaper storage option?

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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-18, 7:51 AM

only one slot configuration


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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-21, 0:02 AM

Can easily get Samsung pm981 in eBay.

The real/write speed almost X 3 than your current m.2 SATA.

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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-21, 13:47 PM

Evo 970s are out and good value right now for 1TB. Should be 400 USD. I upgraded x1c6 with one. I think PM981 is very similar in performance as well. I think it's the OEM 970 evo from what I read.

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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-21, 13:49 PM

Mind to share what's the benchmark?

Thank you very much 

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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-21, 13:51 PM
http://www.userbenchmark.com/PCBuilder/Custom/S0-M494791vsS0-M200815?tab=SSD
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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-21, 13:57 PM

This one not so accurately, nevermind i will find myself.

 

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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-21, 14:21 PM

Here's a crystal benchmark from one of my x1c6's with 1TB Evo 970

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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-21, 22:28 PM

@j0rd_rox

 

Worth it , the speed even faster than Samsung pm981 from Lenovo.

I will order soon , lol

 

Thanks a lot, I'm very appreciated your help.

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Re: T480s 128 GB Solid State Drive, SATA3 M.2 upgrade later to Samsung 960 PRO M.2 NVMe 1Tb SSD

2018-05-23, 7:56 AM

 wrote:

only one slot configuration


This answer is so ambiguous it's practically a non sequitur.

 

Is the answer "No, only one slot configuration." or "Yes, only one slot configuration." ?

 

According to many people online, the T480s M.2 slot accepts both SATA3 (B+M key) and NVMe (M key), so you should have no problem buying the cheapest configuration with SATA3 and upgrading later to NVMe. However, I am not able to confirm this myself, as I do not have the equipment.

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