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03-15-2021 11:55 AM
Does the motherboard on the Pavilion dv5-2129wm laptop have a spare M.2 port or a spare PCIe slot for an adapter? I was interested in adding an NVMe M.2 SSD. Does anyone know? Thanks.
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03-15-2021 12:07 PM
Thank you for your quick response. It is a very old computer but I upgraded the memory a while back and upgraded to Windows 10, but it is very slow. Was hoping to speed her up, but I guess there are some tricks you just can't teach old dogs!!!!
03-15-2021 12:10 PM
You're very welcome.
You could replace the 2.5" mechanical hard drive with a 2.5" SATA SSD if you have not done so already,
That would help considerably.
I checked to see if there were 2.5" SATA to NVMe adapters, but there aren't any.
There was one that looked promising but apparently it won't work in a notebook PC.
03-15-2021 12:31 PM
Glad to have been of assistance.
I put one of these cheap 240 GB SSD's in an old HP business class notebook around the same age as your model.
Worked great! I gave the notebook away to a friend.
I can't say with 100% certainty that it would work in yours, but for that price it is worth the gamble.