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BigJo20
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Computer has an (M.2) SSD socket on the mainboard into which the system SSD drive is plugged.  There is a vacant 2.5 inch bay and a vacant SATA port.  I want add a 2.5 inch data SSD to the vacant bay and connect to the SATA port.  Will the system boot and automatically recognize the new drive as secondary ?

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JunaidK
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All sata drives use the same data and power connectors. If your motherboard and power supply support sata you'll be fine.

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Thanks for response, but didn't clarify.  There are two onboard sata connections.  Will the motherboard recognize one (the M.2 socket) as the system drive and the other (SATA port) as a secondary data drive ?  Does the bios have to be reset ?  Is it really just plug and play ?

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@BigJo20

 

It is hard to say.

 

I know what you are asking.

 

I just had a problem like that.

 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-Notebooks/Boot-Elitebook-8770w-from-mSATA/m-p/6088840

 

I did not find out that it would not work on this unit until I add the   2   750GB SATA's.

 

I looked for your BIOS simulator but could not find one.

 

REO

 

 

 

 

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