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E6540 and SSD's
« on: July 29, 2018, 05:52:14 am »
I've just discovered the Dell E6540 can have three internal SSD's .. one in place of the HDD, one in the optical bay, and (unlike the E6530) the WWAN port can also take an mSATA SSD.

I've already fitted two .. now to order a 500GB 860 EVO mSATA, to be fitted at the same time I swap out the wireless 6235N card for a 7260AC :)
« Last Edit: July 29, 2018, 05:12:22 pm by PCNetSpec »
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Re: E6540 and SSD's
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2018, 10:16:53 am »
One drive, probably the SATA for classic Peppermint 6, another for Peppermint 8 Respin (Peppermint 7 and Peppermint 8 are almost the same), and, finally, one for Peppermint 9 --- which is Peppermint's latest and greatest!  :)
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Re: E6540 and SSD's
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2018, 05:07:57 pm »
Nicceee!

And ... 7260s FTW  ;D

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Re: E6540 and SSD's
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2018, 08:53:58 pm »
That's well cool.  Another thing to recommend about a Dell  ;).
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Re: E6540 and SSD's
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2018, 06:34:12 am »
Ya gotta love these Intel 7260AC wireless cards


Original Intel 6235N card = 20 Ping / 47.46 Down / 17.38 Up
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