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Topic # 136848 10-Dec-2013 20:57
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Hi, 
so just yesturday my new laptop came (clevo P150SM) and i started inspecting the laptop, I noticed that there was no second hdd bay, just one. While I had specified that I didn't want them to include a second SSD in the laptop because I have my own which i was going to install, I didn't think they wouldn't allow room for it?
Anyway, is there any way I can get the 2.5" ssd in? I've seen some people replacing the optical drive with a second hdd but I'm unsure if it'll work and i have no idea where to buy extra hdd caddies in NZ :/

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  Reply # 948969 10-Dec-2013 21:00
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Where did you purchase your laptop from?



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  Reply # 948973 10-Dec-2013 21:04
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heavenlywild: Where did you purchase your laptop from?


http://www.fraglabs.com.au/

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 948979 10-Dec-2013 21:14
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freitasm: The specifications for the laptop seem to indicate these are optional.

I spoke with one of the reps, and he said there is a option to add a second hdd by replacing the optical drive by an adapter which cost $50 from them.


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  Reply # 948988 10-Dec-2013 21:33
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Just buy one of these 

http://www.wd.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=1190


Or find the correct one for your laptop in these:
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR11.TRC1.A0.Xoptical+hdd&_nkw=optical+hdd&_sacat=0&_from=R40

I used one of those in my Asus notebook and it worked well.
I moved the supplied HDD to the new optical drive bay slot (with the caddy) and put the SSD into the main/master slot.

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