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x201 vs x230 sdd

X200/X201/X220 (including equivalent tablet models) and X300/X301 series specific matters only.
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x201 vs x230 sdd

#1 Post by TOTAL » Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:57 pm

Hi
I am thinking of changing x201 for x230 and it turns out that the crucial mx300 sdd I have in x201 may not fit into the newer computer.

The disk appears to be too big - or is it only the one metal part that sticks out? I wonder if I will need to buy a new sdd to fit into x230, and if yes, maybe it would be better to go for x220, which I have read uses the same standard as x201.

Can you help me with this, please?

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Re: x201 vs x230 sdd

#2 Post by TPFanatic » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:24 pm

X201 can fit 9.5mm or 7mm drives.

X220 and X230 can only fit 7mm drives.

Most SSDs are 7mm already, maybe you need a 7mm caddy.
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Re: x201 vs x230 sdd SOLVED

#3 Post by TOTAL » Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:44 pm

Yes, it worked :) Thank you.

I was not sure if the metal part was integral to the drive or just an extra casing.

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