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A30 Pentium 3 512MB ram 60GB HDD Win 98SE
HP 8460p 2nd gen i7 8GB ram 500GB HDD Radeon 6470m Win 7
T440p 4th gen i7 12GB ram GT 730m 1TB SSD Win 10
X1 Extreme Gen 2 16GB ram 1650 M-Q 1TB SSD Win 10
x260 6th gen i-series
Mum's T440s 4th gen i5 8GB ram 300GB SSD Win 10
X61 7673-V2V, T60 2007-QPG, T42 2373-F7G, X32 (IPS Screen), A31p w/ Ultrabay Numpad, A21m 2628-GXU
The M.2 slot can take a max 512 GB drive and unfortunately no top-tier brands make drives in that form factor. Best available is probably Transcend; slower than big names but probably not enough to notice.
As dr_st said, a 1 TB 2.5" SSD will probably be cheaper than two smaller ones would be. 256 GB and smaller drives especially are far more per GB than anything larger in the same product line [EDIT: also lower-capacity drives tend to have lower performance].
Probably only good reason to want two physical drives is for redundancy; I like to have an extra drive I can boot from if primary fails or is corrupted.
EDIT: Transcend now has an MTS430S 512 GB drive available for M.2 SATA 42mm. This is a TLC drive and much less expensive than the MLC MTS400 now.
X31, X40, X61T, X61, X201, X220 (i7 IPS), W520 (FHD), T440p (FHD),
Dells: Latitude C840, Precision M70, Precision M4400, M6400 (WUXGA), M6600, M6700, 7730, XPS 13
Daily driver: MS Surface Pro 7 (i7)
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