[ltp] X301 SSD replacement

Jon Escombe linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 21 May 2014 15:33:38 +0100

On 21/05/14 08:52, Bjørn Mork wrote:

> FWIW, I bought an Intel mSATA SSD and a 1.8" to mSATA adapter and had no
> problem using that in my 2776LEG X301. Given the availability and
> pricing of 1.8" SSDs I recommend doing the same. The adapter is just a
> cheap, passive thing.  Anything from eBay should work there. Note that
> you cannot use a mSATA SSD in any of the mini-PCIe slots on the X301, so
> you do need the adapter.
> The exact SSD I am using is a 240GB Intel 525 (SSDMCEAC240B3), but I
> don't see why newer ones shouldn't work equally well.
> Bjørn

Similar story here, I installed a Crucial M4-CT128M4SSD3 mSATA drive in 
my X301 a year or so ago (with a cheap 1.8" adaptor), no problems since.