07-22-2014 12:33 PM - edited 07-22-2014 12:37 PM
Thanks for that info ibmthink.
The tabook doesn't specify the M.2 SSD physical size (42mm):
Some: Single-sided M.2 SSD, via M.2 Card slot, exclusive with Smart Card reader
Some: Double-sided M.2 SSD, via M.2 Card slot, exclusive with WWAN card
But it is specific about the HDD slot:
Some: SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5" wide, 7mm high, removable, upgradable
Some: HDD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5" wide, 7mm or 9.5mm high, removable,
upgradable, Shock Mounted Hard Drive, Active Protection System
Confirming ibmthink's info.
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07-22-2014 12:39 PM
x240 fru_bom file says about m.2 SSD type:
04Y2169 - SSD 16GB 2242-D3-B-M LiteOn M.2 L6G-16
04Y2197 - SSD 24GB 2242-S3-B-M Toshiba M.2 CG4-24
45N8465 - SSD 16GB 2242-S3-B-M SanDisk M.2 U110-16
Do it well, worse becomes itself
09-27-2014 01:28 PM
The biggest capacity for 2242 form factor is 256GB for now.
The best m.2 ssd 42mm is the SP900 adata 256GB which writes and reads above 500mb/s
The SC or the super boot ssd from my diggital are very slow. They write it writes up to 400mb/s, but on the factory site producing them is written 140mb/s
Personally I have never reached more than 136MB/s write on that SC and SB drives. So get the Adata one.
12-29-2016 05:01 PM
Old thread but thought I would post. I have installed a 1TB HDD into my x240 (and x250) and it works just fine. Probably going to upgrade to the 2TB drive soon (digital pictures, sheesh...).
I also have a 256GB M2 42mm drive where I store movies to watch. Drive is super fast and plays back movies just fine.
08-15-2018 10:35 PM
Yup. the M.2 drive is a second drive. I believe some people have configured it as their primary drive, but I just didn't want to futz with it and figure out how to do a full windows install from backup media to the M.2 drive. I just cloned my original 500GB drive to the 2TB drive and put all the extra space into my "data" partition. The M.2 drive is just another "drive" that I use to store media (movies)