I just bought the Alienware M17 R3 with 512GB hard drive. I'd like to add an additional hard drive, probably 1TB.
Can I purchase any PCIe M.2 SSD, open up the back and slot it in?
I'm in the same situation. I brought an Alienware M17 R3 and i'd like to add a secondary m.2 drive. Did you manage to add one to yours? if so, was it easy to do?
Your model currently has 3 PCIe slots for M.2 Expansion.
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