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msata ssd inside wwan port - dell P11F

I want to know if it is possible to let a mSATA ssd work inside a mini PCIe slot intended for a wwan card (It says wwann/tv)? I know that there is a difference between mSATA and mini PCIe but I also ...
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What interface do I need for my graphics card?

The motherboard died on a gaming laptop belonging to a friend of mine, and I am rebuilding it as a desktop as a favor for him. According to the specs from alienware's website and several ...
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Can I connect Mini-PCI WiFi card to Mini-PCI slot for UWB?

I recently discovered, that wifi card ((Dell Wireless WLAN 1397/1510 Half Mini Card) from my new laptop (Dell XPS 1647) is terribly slow and is limiting my internet connection speed. I fought that I ...
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What's the difference between mini PCIe and mSATA interfaces and SSDs?

Are they even different at all? I've seen SSDs being sold on the market being tagged with both mSATA and mini PCIe such as this one. I've seen marketing ads that say mini PCIe are better than mSATA ...
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Mini PCI-e to USB adapter for Netbook SSD access

My old Asus Eee PC 1000 Linux netbook laptop finally kicked the bucket. It now frequently halts at random times, including immediately after pressing the power button. After some tests I concluded ...
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repair windows partition on GRUB boot + IRRT managing SSD disk on mini pci express

You see it in the post, my system is not the simplest one. I have an HDD and a SSD, the SSD being on the mini-pci-express interface, while the HDD is on a usual SATA 2 interface. I have windows 7 on ...
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How to Reset a mini-PCIe Card without Rebooting (Linux)

First, some context. Fed up with my old netbook stuttering with 720p videos and flash content all the time, I decided to look around for a solution. Finally I decided on CrystalHD, a video decoder ...
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Lenovo X1 Mini-PCI-Express WiFi Card

I'm having problems with my wifi card in my new X1. Is the bios whitelisted to specific mini-pci-e cards? I've read this on various other sites, but none of them mention the X1. If I buy a new one on ...
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Can I add a Mini Pci-e Ssd in my laptop's slot (where Wifi is now)?

I have an HP-tx1000. It has 4 Gb ram now but its slow HDD doesn't let me do serious stuff. I wonder If I can put a mini pci-e ssd in place of the WLAN card. Will this work on Win7 x64?
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WiFi range problems

I changed a miniPCI WiFi card in my old Compaq TC1000 tablet PC to Intel 2100BG (the original one supported only the B standard). It worked quite well for two months. Then I opened the tablet to clean ...
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Replacements for Intel WiFi Link 5100

The wireless adapter in my laptop, the Intel WiFi Link 5100, has been really flaky lately. I've had this laptop for about 8-10 months with no issues. But over the last week or so, getting it to ...
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AVerMedia A309-B mini-PCI to AVerMedia A317 Mini PCI card

I got an HP pavilion hdx 16 1060ED laptop (Windows Vista) with a a DVB-T tuner card Now I would like a hybrid or analog turner card in it. According to the HP data of a more expensive variant, a ...
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2915ABG wireless adapter on Thinkpad R50e?

I am looking at buying a mini-PCI wireless adapter for an aging Thinkpad R50e. Those models optionally came with an IBM-branded Intel 2200BG card, but this machine doesn't have one. Apart from the ...
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Thinkpad X61 and SSD with MiniPCI-E interface

I've got Thinkpad X61 (model 7674-gs3). I've got an empty MiniPCI slot (which in other models is filled with WWAN or Intel Turbo Memory)... so I thought I could try inserting an SSD disk there, for ...