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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

No it doesnt Smiley Sad

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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

Go into your setup page (F2 at powerup).  Is this a 7778 or 7779?

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aristotelesweb
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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

I found its a 7779, so that should be the PCIe right? I just cant find any option in the BIOS or startup boot menu (F12) to change something that would relate.

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Techtomic
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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

I asked the sales rep and they said the 7779 only supports SATA drives on the m.2 port. My 7778 was delivered with a SATA 128GB drive, and I have upgraded it to a 512GB SATA m.2 drive successfully. I'd be interested to hear if anyone's got PCIe drives working in either the 7778 or 7779 though.

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aristotelesweb
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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

Anybody else who can tell me what should go in there or where I can find the right answer?

I now have two M.2 SSD cards on my desk. A SATA and a PCIe/NVMe.

Which one should work???

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Techtomic
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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

In my 7778, I have tried SATA and PCIe m.2 SSDs, only the SATA drives worked. Got a 7779 on order so will repeat the test when it arrives.

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aristotelesweb
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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

If you could try and see if it works that would be great. Looking forward to your reply.

Thanks

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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

1. What you still Inspiron? In 7778 is i6- 6500u. In 7779 the new 7 generatsiya- i7 7500u

2. 7779 like to have two additional ports for the SSD (except for basic HHD): M.2 and mSATA. Both are under the PCL-e slot. You can not mix?

3. The performance of your M.2 PCL-e? Native factory OEM version just as in 7778 seems to be from Sumsung. To see BIOS ROM, you must install the driver

Anonymous
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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

1. What you still Inspiron? In 7778 is i6- 6500u. In 7779 the new 7 generatsiya- i7 7500u

2. 7779 like to have two additional ports for the SSD (except for the main SSD / HHD): M.2 and mSATA. Both are under the PCL-e slot. You can not mix?

3 The manufacturer of your M.2 PCL-e? Native factory OEM version just as in 7778 seems to be from Sumsung. To see BIOS ROM, you must install the driver

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aristotelesweb
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RE: Dell inspiron 17 cant find extra m.2 ssd drive

1. Its a 7779 i7 7th gen

2. What do you mean you can not mix? I couldnt find more slots, then the M.2 slot.

3. I bought an Intel SSD 6 512GB, so where to find and how to install this driver?

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