11-10-2015 08:01 AM
Hello there I have HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion SE NB PC(), Model description is HP ENVY 17-J161EA,
The processor is Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4702MQ CPU @ 2.20GHz
RAM is 12GB
and hard disk is 1 tera byte
i want to add SSD addtonally to improve the performance, could you please recomend me the compatible combinations for that or any direct links to which i can buy?
secondly is it possible to boot from SSD? I am using windows 10. Any links will be helpful.
Thanks for your continous help.
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11-10-2015 05:09 PM
Here is the Manual:
See p. 40-42. There are two hard drive bays. You have a 1 TB 5400 rpm drive in one and the other is empty.
All you need to do is get an SSD. I recommend the Samsung Evo 850:
You need this second bay adapter:
Move the old primary hard drive into the second bay and the SSD into the primary bay. This will allow booting from the SSD. You can make a Windows recovery disk and use it to install Windows on the SSD. Post back if any of this is unclear.
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08-30-2016 06:31 AM
Thanks so much for helping out the community here. My model (HP ENVY 17-j006ea) came with two hard-drives. I use the primary for windows and programs only and I'd like to replace this with an SSD. I guess the guidelines are the same? Do I need the secondary bay adaptar - or can I use the same parts that are currently used for my main drive?
Thanks very much for your help.