Released January 2015, The XPS 13 laptop aims to be a MacBook Air competitor, with a "virtually borderless infinity display" and touch-screen upgrade option.

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Upgrading the SSD, will it be compatible?

I scrolled through the comments and saw that the required ssd m2 for this laptop (xps 13 2015) would be 80mm NOT the 60mm ones.

So will http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-850-EVO-3-...

Fit in perfectly and run perfectly with the bios and stuff?

My new to upgrading ssds. Would it be as simple as plug and play?

It is currently running ( samsung pm851 with 128gb)

Thanks in advance

Sheldon

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Yes. I just completed this exact upgrade just minutes ago. I got an external M2SATA to SATA adapter/enclosure at the same time I bought the new SSD (http://amazon.com/gp/product/B00SM0M5QC?... - enclosure instructions were horrible). I put the new SSD in the adapter and connected it to one of the laptop USB ports using a SATA to USB adapter I already had (http://www.microcenter.com/product/35793...). I wanted to retain the GPT partitioning with the support partitions and found the Samsung Data Migration software inadequate to do this (at least one partition was not recognized). I also looked at EaseUS ToDo, which also did not appear to have the needed capabilities. MiniTools Partition Wizard Free Edition (http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/...) performed the migration well. I did a disk clone keeping all partition sizes the same, moving the last, ~7GB, partition to the end of the new drive and then resizing the C:\ drive to consume all of the new space. The clone process took ~1 hour, with a reboot needed to clone the boot partition; I ended up with a 457 GB C:\ drive.

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Can I just insert it then and clean install Windows from a bootable usb? I don't have a sata to usb convertor.. And I don't need those filss

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I would certainly think so; I can't imagine a scenario in which it would not.

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