SSD upgrade Tags: SSD Intel i7 Toshiba Laptops Last response: September 25, 2011 9:42 PM in Laptop Tech Support Share awccheung September 18, 2011 4:00:32 AM Hello, I just got a Toshiba Portege R830-S8330 running Window 7 64-bit with i7-2620M, 4gb ram & 128gb ssd. I want to upgrade the SSD to 256gb Crucial M4 but not sure whether it is compatible or not? More about : ssd upgrade beenthere September 18, 2011 4:55:06 AM What does your User's Manual state about the SSD? Is it an eSATA or srd. SATA interface? SATA II or SATA III ? m 0 l DrAwesome109 September 18, 2011 5:03:03 AM If the hard drive you're buying is SATA 2 and 2.5 in form factor, it's compatible. SATA 3 hasn't been used in any laptops yet, and won't be for quite some time. m 0 l Related resources Macbook SSD Upgrade - Forum I'm looking to upgrade my hd for my computer to either ssd or hd and memory if possible. - Forum 60GB SSD to 240GB SSD Upgrade - Forum Any tips for new ssd and windows 8.1 upgrade at the same time - Forum How do I upgrade from a HDD to a SSD. (Installing Windows) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer awccheung September 18, 2011 5:11:32 AM beenthere said:What does your User's Manual state about the SSD? Is it an eSATA or srd. SATA interface? SATA II or SATA III ? It is a SATA II. m 0 l awccheung September 25, 2011 9:42:45 PM I called Crucial. They told me that it is not compatible because the Samsung SSD in the Portege is 7mm thick, while the Crucial M4 is 9.5mm thick. Thank you for all your answers. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPanasonic CF-S9 Laptop SSD Upgrade - is it Worth Doing? Forum SolvedSSD Upgrade - Laptop boots but doesn't recognize larger SSD Forum SolvedShould upgrade SSD for my gaming rig? Forum SolvedSSD Upgrade For Dell Precision 490? Forum SolvedInstalling an SSD as an upgrade help Forum SolvedSteps to upgrade from hdd to ssd. Forum SolvedI got $90 to upgrade my PC SSD or Liquid Cooling? Forum SolvedTo upgrade to Windows 8.1 would I have to wipe both my SSD and HDD? Forum Solvedupgrade my HDD to SSD Forum SolvedOld PC - worth the upgrade to SSD? Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade to SSD/Hybrid drive Forum Solvedssd vs ram upgrade Forum Solvedshould i upgrade to ssd? Forum SolvedAfter SSD/GPU upgrade my PC needs more time to boot than before Forum SolvedSSD Upgrade for Studio 1557 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !