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I have an omen 870-090 desktop with an ssd and an hd and am interested in installing a 3rd 3.5" hd internally; is this possible without replacing my current hd nor the stock psu?

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@pcstar , welcome to the Community., welcome to the Community.

 


@pcstar wrote:

I have an omen 870-090 desktop with an ssd and an hd and am interested in installing a 3rd 3.5" hd internally; is this possible without replacing my current hd nor the stock psu?


Yes, you can add another standard SSD.  You will simply have to find a place to install it.  This can be anywhere that there is a space away from heat.  Many people have used velcro to install one if there is no other way to hold it in place.  You will need a SATA power cable from the power supply unit (PSU) and a SATA data cable to plug into one of the extra SATA connectors on the motherboard.

 

I like Samsung SSD's because they seem to work well with the HP BIOS/UEFI's.  Here is an example of one that should work for you.  You can use a SSD up to 2 TB if you need it.

 

The PSU in your computer is 500W.  This will be fine for adding another SSD.

 

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@pcstar , welcome to the Community., welcome to the Community.

 


@pcstar wrote:

I have an omen 870-090 desktop with an ssd and an hd and am interested in installing a 3rd 3.5" hd internally; is this possible without replacing my current hd nor the stock psu?


Yes, you can add another standard SSD.  You will simply have to find a place to install it.  This can be anywhere that there is a space away from heat.  Many people have used velcro to install one if there is no other way to hold it in place.  You will need a SATA power cable from the power supply unit (PSU) and a SATA data cable to plug into one of the extra SATA connectors on the motherboard.

 

I like Samsung SSD's because they seem to work well with the HP BIOS/UEFI's.  Here is an example of one that should work for you.  You can use a SSD up to 2 TB if you need it.

 

The PSU in your computer is 500W.  This will be fine for adding another SSD.

 

Please click the "Yes" button if my reply was helpful and "Accept as Solution" if your problem is Solved!!



I am not an HP Employee!!
Intelligence is God given. Wisdom is the sum of our mistakes!!
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Thanks for your help!

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You are very welcome, @pcstar!



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