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Cheap Laptop + HDD Swap?


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thailen

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I have an HP Stream 13-Laptop. I thought it was a great buy for the price, until I learned it's cheap primarily because it has a 32GB HDD. Can I buy a 500 GB HDD and swap o;ut? If I can, which HDD can I buy that will fit?

I'm planning to buy another cheap laptop, which I can buy even cheaper. I can even tell you which laptops to choose from, if you tell me which HDDs will fit it?


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Don't think so you can change out the HD.  Apparently its "HD" is really an eMMC so it's attached to the motherboard.  What you can do is get a microSD and stick it in the slot on the PC.  Currently the largest you can get is 128GB but they tend to be pretty expensive.  However a 64GB is reasonable:

 

http://www.newegg.co...1-652-_-Product

 

and that would give you a lot more room than you have now.  


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