SSD upgrade Tags: SSD Intel i7 Toshiba Laptops Last response: September 25, 2011 9:42 PM in Laptops & Notebooks 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 Installing an SSD as an upgrade help - Forum Steps to upgrade from hdd to ssd. - Forum I got $90 to upgrade my PC SSD or Liquid Cooling? - Forum To upgrade to Windows 8.1 would I have to wipe both my SSD and HDD? - Forum upgrade my HDD to SSD - 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 SolvedLooking to upgrade to SSD/Hybrid drive Forum Solvedssd vs ram upgrade Forum Solvedshould i upgrade to ssd? Forum SolvedSSD Upgrade for Studio 1557 Forum Solvedhow to upgrade ssd win7 32bit to win 7 64bit Forum SolvedCan I upgrade to SSD using a OEM operating system? Forum SolvedWould it be worth it to upgrade my RAM and HDD to an SSD in my laptop? Forum SolvedDell Inspiron 546 SSD upgrade bios problem no ACHI Forum Solved2008 iMac SSD upgrade Forum SolvedOLD WD Caviar Green 1TB upgrade: New HDD or SSD? Forum SolvedSSD or save for cpu upgrade? Forum SolvedI want to upgrade the SSD in my Chromebook and I know the 128 GB SSD option works, but would the 256 GB work as well? Forum Solvedhp envy 15t-j100 SSD upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrade to SSD - old laptop with Sata1 - will it increase performance? Forum SolvedAn extra 500GB for my SSD or upgrade from gtx780 to gtx780 ti Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !