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Upgrade SSD

Product Name: HP Pavilion All-in-One - 27-a2
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

 Is it possible to replace the shipped 128GB SSD with one which is at  at least 500 GB?  The specification states that it is a M2 type SSD but it is not stated whether it is mSATA or PCI-e interface

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Re: Upgrade SSD

If you provide the complete product name or product number we can lelp you.

 

You left out three characters.

 

look for a service tag on the rear of the AIO PC. The product number ( the format is xxxx#xxx)would be best.

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Sorry. It's HP Pavilion All-in-One - 27-a275na, Product No Z7B90EA#ABU
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I will have to ask HP.  The resources that I have available do not specify the length, specific type or controller compatibility.

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Many thanks

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Did you manage to get any information from HP on this subject?  Many thanks

 

Geoff

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Boot your PC to Windows.

 Hold down the Windows key and tap the X key. From the menu that is displayed click on Device manager.

 

Use the Device Manager and click on disk drives. The brand and part number will be there. Post it here. 

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Re: Upgrade SSD

The currentSSD is SanDisk SD8SMAT-128G-1006.  Many thanks

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Unfortunately, Sandisk keeps the memory type used as a secret. The controller is an odd new type. You can get a 256GB version of yours for about $80.

 

See the Sandisk SSD specs at the following URL.

https://www.sandisk.com/content/dam/sandisk-main/en_us/assets/resources/enterprise/data-sheets/z400s...

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