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Remove and Replace the External Hard Drive on HP OMEN 880 Gaming PC replace with SSD

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How do I remove and replace the External Hard Drive on HP OMEN 880 Gaming PC replace with SSD? The drive tray doesn't seem standard and doesn't seem to be compatible to standard 2.5 HD kits.  Is there a standard kit for this?

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@bs20707 , welcome to the forum.

 

Here is the Hard Drive/Solid-State Drive Replacement Instructions for the computer.  On Page 3 it shows how to install both the HDD and SSD drives.

 

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@bs20707 , welcome to the forum.

 

Here is the Hard Drive/Solid-State Drive Replacement Instructions for the computer.  On Page 3 it shows how to install both the HDD and SSD drives.

 

Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.






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Thank you for the document. It confirms my assumption. The top drives are 3.5 drives. the Side drives can be 3.5 or 2.5 drives. I move the top 3.5 HDD to a top bay and put the SSD in a side slot. I was discouraged to see that they did give me two power cables in the side slot but only ONE data cable.

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You are welcome, @bs20707!  I am always glad to help.






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