I have just got Dell 3530 laptop, and they advertise an option to install second hard drive in WWAN slot. However, it has to be NVME (no SATA!) and it has to be 2230.

I have looked a lot, but the only NVME SSD in 2230 I was able to find was Toshiba BG3, but this one I can't find on sale anywhere. Do those exist beyond this elusive model, of "which everyone talks about and few have seen" (Quote from Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

  • @Ramhound how would I search for those? The query verbatim gives me nothing: google.com/…
    – SergeyA
    Jul 12, 2018 at 15:43
  • The Toshiba BG3 is an OEM only part. You won’t be able to find it
    – Ramhound
    Jul 12, 2018 at 18:14
  • @Ramhound none of those are 2230 PCIe.
    – SergeyA
    Jul 12, 2018 at 19:37
  • Not every day you read a de La Rochefoucauld-ism
    – bertieb
    Jul 13, 2018 at 8:20
  • @bertieb it's a good quote, and applicable in many cases :)
    – SergeyA
    Jul 13, 2018 at 13:35

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Here they sell it.

I am in the same situation, sooner or later I will try...


  • I do not speak Dutch, and I can't even tell if they ship to US. But nevertheless, good catch! Thanks.
    – SergeyA
    Nov 28, 2018 at 20:17
  • Also dutch but. tweakers.net/pricewatch, select Solid state drives, select M2 30mm. -> two hits. WD SN520 M.2 30mm and Toshiba BG3 Series M.2 2230. Supplied by 1) central point. 1) Redable. 2) Aces zakelijk. 4) Beat-it.nl. So rare but findable, and now you have two types to google on.
    – Hennes
    Nov 30, 2018 at 12:04

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