it came with mSATA 32 Gb as Cash and 500 Gb ssd western digital
i am planing to increase the ssd hard capacity to samsung evo ssd 4 Tb and clean install windows 10 from usb
1- is there a compatibility issue with the BIOS?
2- do i need to do anything with the mSATA chip?
3-do i need to increase its capacity ?
4-if i will increase the capacity of the mSATA chip to 500 Gb , which is better , to install windows on it or to install it on the new SSD hard drive ?
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Assuming your're planning on replacing the 2.5" drive with a 2.5" SSD (there are no mSATA drives at 4T -- M.2 yes, but mSATA, no), best is to get rid of the cache drive (or use it as a small storage drive). While it accelerates the hard drive, it will slow down the native SSD.
what about the rest of the questions ?
4 Tb samsung evo 850 ssd drive is it ok with the bios? is there a compatibility issues or no?
which will be faster installing windows on higher capacity mSATA chip and using an HDD drive as storage , or getting it out and use single lage capacity SSD drive ?
thanks in advance