Take a look at our
ThinkPads.com HOME PAGE
For those who might want to contribute to the blog, start here: Editors Alley Topic
Then contact Bill with a Private Message

T580 WWAN slot for SSD

T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 series specific matters only
Post Reply
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:25 pm
Location: Burnaby, Canada

T580 WWAN slot for SSD

#1 Post by afancorp » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:53 pm


I figured this is a pretty common question and I've seen a lot of threads successfully installing an SSD in place of the WWAN card but I have not been able to get this up and running. Is there a specific procedure to install the SSD?

The SSD in question is a Transcend 256GB, M.2 2242 MTS550T, SATA3, 3D TLC.


Admin Emeritus
Admin Emeritus
Posts: 21421
Joined: Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:17 am
Location: Dublin, Éire

Re: T580 WWAN slot for SSD

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:33 pm

You need an M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD, not a SATA one.
Lovely day for a Guinness! (the Real Black Stuff). And pigs CAN fly!
Check out The Boardroom for Parts, Mods and Other Services.
Covid-19: Mask it or casket.

Senior Member
Senior Member
Posts: 670
Joined: Tue Feb 10, 2009 6:15 pm
Location: Madison Heights, MI

Re: T580 WWAN slot for SSD

#3 Post by jdrou » Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:24 pm

For examples, SanDisk SN520 or Toshiba/OCZ RC100.
Current Thinkpads:
X31, X40, X61T, X61, X201, X220 (i7 IPS), W520 (FHD), T440p (FHD),
T480 (QHD)
Dells: Latitude C840, Precision M70, Precision M4400, M6400 (WUXGA), M6600, M6700, 7730, XPS 13
Daily driver: MS Surface Pro 7 (i7)

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Last post

Return to “ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 17 guests