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m17 R3, install extra hard drive

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? 

 

Thanks

 

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Re: Install extra hard drive on Alienware M17 R3

and is this hard drive compatible? 

Western Digital AU 1TB WD BLACK SN750 NVMe SSD, WDS100T3X0C

https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07M64QXMN

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Re: Install extra hard drive on Alienware M17 R3

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?

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Re: Install extra hard drive on Alienware M17 R3

Hi there,

Your model currently has 3 PCIe slots for M.2 Expansion.

Heres a non overpriced model of SSD you can buy:

https://www.amazon.com.au/Samsung-970-EVO-Plus-Internal/dp/B07MFZY2F2/ref=sr_1_15?dchild=1&keywords=...

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