QuentinCa
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Can I add a SSD on A15 ?

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Hello everyone,

I have an Alienware A15 (Cassini15CFL-1901-1014), this one actually :

https://www.topachat.com/pages/detail2_cat_est_ordinateurs_puis_rubrique_est_w_porgam_puis_ref_est_i...

I can not open it right now so I ask you :

I would like to know if I could add a 256Go SSD without removing the first SSD, the HDD, nor everything else.

 

Thank you.

 

Quentin C

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JOcean
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Re: Can I add a SSD on A15 ?

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From what I can see, and it does not appear to be an exact model offered by Dell site in North America, there are 2 M.2 NVME slots. So you could add an additional NVME M.2 SSD. The following model looks like a match.

https://www.dell.com/en-ca/shop/dell-laptops-netbooks-and-tablets/alienware-15/spd/alienware-15-lapt...

Or maybe this one which has similar storage capabilities.

https://www.dell.com/fr-fr/shop/ordinateurs-portables-dell/alienware-15/spd/alienware-15-laptop/n00a...




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Re: Can I add a SSD on A15 ?

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Hi @QuentinCa,

Your computer supports one of the following configurations:

  • One 2.5-inch hard drives
  • One M.2 PCIe solid-state drive
  • One M.2 PCIe solid-state drive and one 2.5-inch hard drive
  • One M.2 Intel Optane and one 2.5-inch hard drive
  • Two M.2 PCIe solid-state drives
NOTE: The primary drive of your computer varies depending on the storage configuration.

For computers:

  • with a M.2 drive, the M.2 drive is the primary drive.
  • without M.2 drive, the 2.5-inch drive is the primary drive.
Storage specifications

Storage type

Interface type

Capacity

One 2.5-inch hard drive SATA AHCI 6 Gbps Up to 1 TB
One M.2 2230/2280 solid-state drive SATA AHCI 6 Gbps/PCIex4 NVMe Up to 1 TB
One M.2 2280 solid-state drive PCIex4 NVMe up to 32 Gbps Up to 118 GB
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QuentinCa
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Re: Can I add a SSD on A15 ?

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Thank you for this piece of information !

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