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XPS 8930 Is there a limit on the capacity/size for the M.2 SSD?

Is there a size limit on the M.2 SSD?  Can I use any size ssd (i.e., 256, 512, 1TB, 2TB etc)?

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Size limit for most SSD has to do with how many dollars are in your wallet.

OWC 16TB Accelsior 4M2 PCIe M.2 NVMe SSD

Performance in a Thunderbolt 3 PCIe expansion chassis limited by maximum Thunderbolt 3 PCIe bandwidth of 2800MB/s.

https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/SSDACL4M216T/

$4000

https://www.amazon.com/OWC-Computing-Mercury-Accelsior-High-Performance/dp/B00CH9RN34/

960Gig  $1400

https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-970-PRO-Internal-MZ-V7P1T0BW/dp/B07BYHGNB5/

1TB 970 PRO

$400

 

16TB m416TB m4

 

 


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@jdrumsr According to the XPS 8930 Setup and Specifications the limit for PCIe/NVMe SSD is up to 1TB, but according to this post that may be an error, and that Dell actually sells the XPS 8930 with a 2TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD.

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Hi, @Vic384 ,

 

Maybe the apparent disparity is simply down to the fact that Dell usually do NOT update their Documentation following initial Launch of a Product Range.

 

Hence the Specifications Document would ONLY include the Information that had been Validated at the time of initial Release - however, it is always possible that Dell have subsequently Validated other options/specs??

 

Regards,
John,

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