Ozkaya
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Alienware 17 R4 SSD compatibility

Hello, does the new Alienware 17 R4 support M.2 Sata SSDs? I know it can support M.2 PCIe SSDs but they are more expensive and I already have one for the second bay. (The first bay which is for 80mm SSDs) I was considering a 1TB M.2 Sata SSD like Sandisk X400 for the third bay (the second large bay) if it is supported.  Thank you.

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RE: Alienware 17 R4 SSD compatibility

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RE: Alienware 17 R4 SSD compatibility

Your private messages are disabled? There is no link for private message when I click your username unlike other Dell support agents. Thank you.

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eternalkp
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RE: Alienware 17 R4 SSD compatibility

of course it is compatible.

My 17 R3 has two pci-express lanes. 1st lane is reserved for Samsung NVMe 256gb OS SSD. I installed Samsung Evo 850 500gb on the other lane. Works beautifully.

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