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 SSD for Mintbox2 
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Joined: Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:47 pm
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Post SSD for Mintbox2
Hi.
I wish to install m-sata SSD on my amazing Mintbox2.
(to have the Linux Mint OP on SSD and also help reduce hit)

1. When you ship any Linux based Fit-PC product with m-sata SSD, what brand/model Fit-PC choose/install?

2. Is there any thing that I should know before choosing/buying m-sata for the Mintbox2?

3. On the Mintbox2, can you keep the 500gb HD in additional to the m-sata SSD? or one come on the expense of the other?

So far I am very pleased with the Mintbox2 and value your effort on putting together such an amazing product.
Hope to see Mintbox3 one day, though I can't even imagine how can you top Mintbox2 when it's come to value vs price!

Keep up the good work.


Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:16 pm
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Post Re: SSD for Mintbox2
Please refer to Ordering information guide:
http://fit-pc.com/download/General/ordering-information-guide.pdf

Now to your questions:
1. mSATA SSD accepted on any system that is suitable for such HW (all products except fit-PC2/2i).

2. Nothing special. Please refer to HW spec document - Storage section:
http://fit-pc.com/download/intense-pc/documents/intense-pc-hw-specification.pdf

3. Technically yes. These are two different slots on Intense PC/Mintbox2 that can accept simultaneously mSATA SSD and another 2.5'' drive (HDD/SSD).
However, MintBox 2 computer has fixed configuration due to agreements and legals, and Compulab cannot customize it. The user by his own, can of course.
Intense PC computers can be customized by Compulab.


Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:28 am

Joined: Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:47 pm
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Post Re: SSD for Mintbox2
Very helpful, Thank you!


Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:19 pm
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Post Re: SSD for Mintbox2
I am using a Samsung 840 Pro SSD and just installed a Samsung 840 EVO mSATA disk, both are working just fine. I installed xubuntu 14.04 on the mSATA disk. I'll do the same to my second IntensePC soon.


Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:02 am
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