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SSD upgrade for spectre x360

Product Name: Spectre x360 L0q51ua#aba

Hello I was just wondering if its possible to upgrade the ssd of this ultrabook? I looked online for some asnwers but couldn't find one, so I decided to just ask here.

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Re: SSD upgrade for spectre x360

Yeah but it is not easy and will jeopardize the warranty. See pages 32-33 of this Manual, which is the closest thing out there for your Model:

 

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Yeah but it is not easy and will jeopardize the warranty. See pages 32-33 of this Manual, which is the closest thing out there for your Model:

 

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Ah okay thank you.

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Re: SSD upgrade for spectre x360

Yes, It is possible, I just upgraded mine to a Samsung XP941 512GB. I used a USB drive for recovery as my usb utility drive for cloning would not boot. Now on to load everything else.

 

 

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Re: SSD upgrade for spectre x360

Hello, after installing the Samsung XP941 512GB did you get the Gen 2 PCI ssd speedS? 1170MBps?

Is the spectre x360 PCIe Gen2 compatible?

 

Thanks!

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Re: SSD upgrade for spectre x360

Yes, but not quite 1170, ASSSD reports 1083MBps reads and 730MBps writes so it appears to be Gen 2.

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Did a little better on second run.

as-ssd-bench SAMSUNG MZHPU512 5.12.2015 7-28-37 AM.png

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Nice, thanks for getting back.

To bad they don't make a 1tb ssd.

 

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Re: SSD upgrade for spectre x360

Samsung dosen't, yet, but Hynex does. Only problem is finding one as they are only sold to OEM's at present, same as the XP941. And the Samsung has gone up $210 since I bought mine probably because of demand/supply.

 

See this link.

http://www.thessdreview.com/daily-news/latest-buzz/hynix-presents-1tb-m-2-ssd-and-3d-nand-fms-2014-u...

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Re: SSD upgrade for spectre x360

I am thinking of buying the spectre x360 13-4007tu. Reading the specs in the manual I understood the ssd controller was an m.2 SATA 3 one not  PCIe. I thought the Samsung XP941 required a PCIe controller to achieve the speeds you appear to achieved. Can you clarify this for me?  Many thanks

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