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Are all Crucial M500's 7mm?

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Looking to snag an M500 noticing the title on the egg and amazon says 7mm. Which I believe is non 2.5". I bought a C300 this size and it was a pain. They say they come with adapter but am I reading it right? Are they all "slim" ssd's?


EDIT** I guess I found my answer here
http://www.storagereview.com/crucial_m500_ssd_review
Edited by lightsout - 3/15/14 at 10:21am
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7mm is just over a quarter of an inch (to be exact, it's 0.2755905511811024 inches, according to the Windows 7 calculator). Or, it's exactly 0.7 centimeters.

 

2.5" is the width. 3.5" is the width of a hard drive.

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A lot of makers (like Intel) now make their drives 7mm thick and just include a 2mm spacer to accommodate 9mm installs.
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A lot of makers (like Intel) now make their drives 7mm thick and just include a 2mm spacer to accommodate 9mm installs.
Thanks, I've been out of the ssd market for a while I guess.
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I used to work for a computer company that sold a lot of these M500's, and they are indeed 7mm thick (same size as Samsungs) They also provide a 2mm plastic spacer if needed and they are still 2.5"
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