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probook 470 G5
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I want to install a 2nd HDD on my ProBook 470 G5

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So you already have two disks.

 

I took a look at the part location images and seee that there does not appear to be a space for a 2nd hard disk or a caddy. 

http://h20574.www2.hp.com/Media/FEEDDE7B-A619-44A7-9176-E8EC9DC8D977/raz_pl/index.html#

 

I take it that the 128GB SSD is the boot disk.

 

Replacing the 1TB spinner disk with a 3GB disk would likely be the best option.

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What is the current storage drive configuration?

 

You can install a PCIe, NVME (TLC)  M.2 2280 SSD (NGFF) as primary storage

As secondary storage you can install a SATA, 7 mm/9.5 mm, 2.5 inch hard drive.

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Thank you for your response.


To your question. Installed is 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD. On my last Laptop, I was able to put a second HDD in and my thought was to do the same with the Probook.

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So you already have two disks.

 

I took a look at the part location images and seee that there does not appear to be a space for a 2nd hard disk or a caddy. 

http://h20574.www2.hp.com/Media/FEEDDE7B-A619-44A7-9176-E8EC9DC8D977/raz_pl/index.html#

 

I take it that the 128GB SSD is the boot disk.

 

Replacing the 1TB spinner disk with a 3GB disk would likely be the best option.

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Hi Erico,

 

for HP Probook 470 G5, I believe that you would need to get the 2.5in caddy/bracket to install and additional 2.5in drive *** if system is installed with m.2 SSD?

 

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@Jeni_Champ wrote:

Hi Erico,

 

for HP Probook 470 G5, I believe that you would need to get the 2.5in caddy/bracket to install and additional 2.5in drive *** if system is installed with m.2 SSD?

 


That would be possibly, but with what reason? The current configuration with an M.2 boot disk and a legacy SATA hard disk is a modern configuration. Adding a  third hard disk in a caddy would serve what point if he already has upgraded the second 1TB hard disk to a 3GB spinner or 1TB SATA3 SSD?  It would not be what he was interested in the first place.

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Hi Erico,

 actually mine is a general question only! I was asking if we will still need to purchase the 2.5in drive caddy(or hard drive hardwre kit- as what HP calls it) separately ifwe are doing a drive upgrade.

 

Example:

My HP Probook 470 G5 is pre-configured with M.2 out of the box. and i would like to add 2.5in drive .  should I get the bracket or does HP got those bracket added in the system already.?

 

thank you 

 

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@Jeni_Champ

In the case of your example, you would need to procure the hard disk hardware kit.

Hard Drive Hardware Kit  L00837-001
The kit is delivered with a hard drive cover and service door panel
 
I hope that does help you.
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