08-01-2016 11:16 PM
Hi, I had a look inside and the Z Turbo drive appears to be connected to the motherboard (location 23 on the motherboard map in the manual) and not using a SATA port or any of the four main PCIe3 slots. Only one of the PCIe3 slots is being used and that is for the NVIDIA graphics card, and only one of the SATA ports is being used and that is for the Slim BluRay drive (connected to SATA3).
That means there are 3 x SATA ports available, and 2 x 3.5" and 1 x 2.5" bays available, by the looks of it.
My question is, is it possible to put 3 x HDD/SSD drives in it, i.e. 2 x 3.5" and 1 x 2.5"?
08-01-2016 11:28 PM
Yes I believe you can add them.
Check the quickspecs below:
The following are supported.
500GB SATA 7200 rpm 6Gb/s 3.5" HDD LQ036AA
1TB SATA 7200 rpm 6Gb/s 3.5" HDD - LQ037AA
2TB SATA 7200 rpm 6Gb/s 3.5" HDD - QB576AA
3TB SATA 7200 rpm 6Gb/s 3.5" HDD - QF298AA
500GB SATA 7.2K SED SFF HDD
1TB SATA 7200 rpm 8GB 3.5" SSHD (hybrid) - M7S54AA
And the following SSD's
A3D25AA 128 Gb sata 3
A3D26AA 256 GB sata3
D8F30AA 512Gb Sata3
F3C96AA 1Tb Sata3
G7U67AA 256 Gb Sata3 SED OPAL
T3U07AA 240 Gb Ent class 2
T3U08AA 480 Gb Ent class 2
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09-24-2016 06:24 PM
Many thanks redlofredlof. I have purchased two 3.5" HDDs and one installs OK, but the bay for the other is too large.
I've posted a separate post about this at https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-PCs-Workstations-and-Point-of-Sale-Systems/Z240-SFF-caddy-ins...