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I'm looking at this laptop, and on the customization page it allows for a RAID 0 SSD configuration.

But they charge like 1000$ for that.

I'm wondering, if I just select the regular 500gb hard drive, will there still be a open slot for the SSD so I can put in my own SSD (that I already own)?

Sony Vaio S 13.3 inch
http://store.sony.com/webapp/wcs/sto...52921644768017
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Edit: Never mind.
Edited by pjBSOD - 10/3/11 at 2:54pm
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It should be fine. Laptop HDDs are 2.5" so you can replace it with an SSD.
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It should be fine. Laptop HDDs are 2.5" so you can replace it with an SSD.
Today I learned.
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I don't think so, because the slot for a hard drive is larger than a slot for an SSD.
What?

Laptop drives are the same size as a standard SSD (2.5")

You should be good as long as leave all connectors for another drive.
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Yeah, but dosen't RAID 1/0 Need 2 drives?
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What?

Laptop drives are the same size as a standard SSD (2.5")

You should be good as long as leave all connectors for another drive.
I didn't know that, but I do now.
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Yeah, but dosen't RAID 1/0 Need 2 drives?
Yes, he wants an ssd boot drive i think w/ a 500gb data drive.
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Yes, he wants an ssd boot drive i think w/ a 500gb data drive.
Oh ok, that won't be a problem then.
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post #10 of 14
I highly doubt there are two hdd bays in a 13" laptop. Sony is probably using half hieght ssds or something.

just a guess though. it could have 2 bays, I just don't see it being very liekly.
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