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Latitude E7440 hard drive size? 9MM? 7MM? mSATA?

PCIe?

Can't find this info anywhere.  I have some 7mm SSD drives I want to deploy with these.   However, if it's PCIe, I might go that route too.

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I'm from Germany, and I would love to get a hold of the metal frame too. Calling the US number might not lead anywhere for me (and CHENSHOTOKAN)...

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i'm fro Israel ' left a messenger but thay didn't came back

 

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On a system this new, your only source is Dell.  To contact  Dell Spare Parts,

1-800-357-3355

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does someone know where and how can I buy this part? I have e7440 - and thay put me the msata in place to WWAN... so now I want to add another HD like in the pic - but thay didn't put me the sata controller with it baket and with it cable to the motherboard... I really need this part to connect my 2nd HD... please help me !!!

 

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I did a bit more research on the subject, and it basically boils down to finding this HDD caddy for the laptop:

Any info on the availability?

Thanks so much!

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Thanks so much for your quick reply! : )

In my laptop the orange cable is curved like in that picture (the pic is taken from the manual), and I would have to really force a 7mm HDD down on it to make it fit. I am wondering if that could damage the orange cable.

But the most important issue: how did you fixate your 7mm HDD in there? The frame from the SSD can't be used, and I can't find anything online...

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Hi, 

There is no problem with that orange flat cable, it just sit's under the 7mm ssd :)

there is no problem to fit 7mm ssd/hdd, it fits perfectly - i am using intel 520 series SSD in a standard HDD frame.

feel free to ask any more questions :)

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I am very interested in this subject. When you put in the 7mm HDD, weren't there any issues with that orange flat cable-strip underneath it? (See pic.)

It seems to make it difficult to build in the 7mm drive...

Also is there a product number on the frame? Since I got the E7449 with an SSD, I have to order the frame...

Thanks!

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Hi,

If You will order E7440 with standard HDD, it is in fact 5mm HDD fitted in a pair of rubber distances which make it 7mm :)

So 7mm HDD/SSD fits just fine(for me it is Intel 520 Series SSD), without any modifications in standard hdd frame.

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Hello Sammyc53,

The Latitude E7440 was only tested and shipped with 5mm drives. It requires a 5mm bracket (support frame). Dell part number for the support frame is FCN4M. 

 

You may contact Dell Spare Parts and order it. Contact number for Dell Spare Parts sales team # 1-800-357-3355 (US Customers only).

Hope this helps!

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