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Z-height: The shifting landscape of SSDs

By Jos
Apr 11, 2014
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  1. Back in January, my "Size matters: Everything you need to know about SSD form factors" blog post spawned some interesting questions, a number of them related to the topic of Z-height.

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,405   +335

    Cool thanks for the article learned a little here :p
     
  3. fps4ever

    fps4ever TS Booster Posts: 85   +63

    For most laptops you don't want to go higher than 7mm or it most likely won't fit. Not a truism but a good rule of thumb.
     
  4. renosablast

    renosablast TS Rookie

    "an SSD’s Z-height is generally the same regardless of capacity"

    Except for the occasional very large capacity SSD that actually adds a "daughterboard" in order to
    potentially double the capacity. This nearly doubles the 'z'-height also. Not very common, but out
    there none the less.
     
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,486   +966

    Nice article. This should be the feature for the day.
     
  6. tech_enthusiast

    tech_enthusiast TS Rookie

    I am waiting for motherboards with integrated pcb ssd's. That will revolutionize manufacturing efficiency and reduce production costs. That would be cool.
     
  7. Some one suggested that this is a rule of thumb. It is not it is a rule of zzzzzzs. Your not beating your wife with the hard drive! hahahaha
     

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