Intel introduces mSATA SSD 525 Series for Ultrabooks

Jos

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Intel has announced a new mSATA solid-state drive designed for Ultrabooks and low-power embedded applications. The SSD 525 Series is essentially an mSATA version of the 2.5-inch 520 SSD Series, and as such it’s also the company’s first drive in this...

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Burty117

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I really want to get one of these for my laptop, there is a bay and everything but I have no idea if the BIOS supports booting from the msata slot, I would assume so? As it turns out, no one owns a HP Probook 6560b :(
 

ghasmanjr

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I really want to get one of these for my laptop, there is a bay and everything but I have no idea if the BIOS supports booting from the msata slot, I would assume so? As it turns out, no one owns a HP Probook 6560b :(
It appears that you can according a quick Google search of your laptop. Most sites say that you need to update your BIOS first, but that's to be expected with upgrades like this.
 

nismo91

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I really want to get one of these for my laptop, there is a bay and everything but I have no idea if the BIOS supports booting from the msata slot, I would assume so? As it turns out, no one owns a HP Probook 6560b :(
I think that is pretty reasonable price to pay. I have to remove the DVD drive from my 4yo laptop and replace it with HDD SATA caddy so I can put a 120GB SSD in the original drive bay.