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I want to install another ssd in the Sata connector, but I’m not sure if my power supply can handle it. Also, what cable should I use for the power Sata connector? A 4 pin molex?

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Hello @noahimhere 

 


@noahimhere wrote:

I want to install another ssd in the Sata connector, but I’m not sure if my power supply can handle it. Also, what cable should I use for the power Sata connector? A 4 pin molex?


(1) Molex (4 Pin) to SATA (15 Pin) is correct 

 

(2) Update BIOS first to be (technical) safe:

HP Consumer Desktop PC BIOS Update (ROM Family SSID 84FE)

F.33 Rev.A12.3 MBApr 1, 2022Download

Why ?

https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/ish_4123786-2338478-16

Quote: "

Updating the BIOS is recommended as standard maintenance of the computer. It can also help resolve the following issues:

  • An available BIOS update resolves a specific issue or improves computer performance.
  • The current BIOS does not support a hardware component or a Windows upgrade.
  • HP Support recommends installing a specific BIOS update.

"

 

(3) Your current power supply should handle it, no problem.

Internal PSU 500 W

  • Total wattage: 500 W
  • Full range: 115 V/230 V
  • Efficiency: Bronze

 

Read the following documents:

User Guide

Upgrading and Servicing Guide

HP Consumer PCs - Improving video game performance or FPS (Windows 10)

 

If you need to reinstall:

HP Consumer PCs - Using the HP Cloud Recovery Tool (Windows 10)

 

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ub6424
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Hello @noahimhere 

 


@noahimhere wrote:

I want to install another ssd in the Sata connector, but I’m not sure if my power supply can handle it. Also, what cable should I use for the power Sata connector? A 4 pin molex?


(1) Molex (4 Pin) to SATA (15 Pin) is correct 

 

(2) Update BIOS first to be (technical) safe:

HP Consumer Desktop PC BIOS Update (ROM Family SSID 84FE)

F.33 Rev.A12.3 MBApr 1, 2022Download

Why ?

https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/ish_4123786-2338478-16

Quote: "

Updating the BIOS is recommended as standard maintenance of the computer. It can also help resolve the following issues:

  • An available BIOS update resolves a specific issue or improves computer performance.
  • The current BIOS does not support a hardware component or a Windows upgrade.
  • HP Support recommends installing a specific BIOS update.

"

 

(3) Your current power supply should handle it, no problem.

Internal PSU 500 W

  • Total wattage: 500 W
  • Full range: 115 V/230 V
  • Efficiency: Bronze

 

Read the following documents:

User Guide

Upgrading and Servicing Guide

HP Consumer PCs - Improving video game performance or FPS (Windows 10)

 

If you need to reinstall:

HP Consumer PCs - Using the HP Cloud Recovery Tool (Windows 10)

 

best regards

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Hello @noahimhere 

 

It was a great pleasure to help you 

 

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I’m getting a micron crucial ssd, is that Sata 3?

 

https://www.crucial.com/ssd/mx500/ct250mx500ssd1

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Thank you!

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Hello @noahimhere 

 

yes it is. Sata III (3)

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