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Nitro N50 - How to migrate to and choose an SSD?

MasterbmanMasterbman Posts: 2Member New User
Hi!
I just bought a Nitro desktop and I'd love to add an SSD. I'm confused though about which SSDs are compatible for the Nitro's slots, which slot to use, and how to migrate or clone the OS to the SSD. Please help!

Acer Nitro Gaming PC - Intel Core Ci7-8700/1TB HDD/8GB RAM/NVIDIA GTX 1050/Windows 10

Expansion Slots
1 PCle x16 -1 Available; 2 M.2 -1 Available

Model #: N50-600-EB11 

Best Answers

  • brummyfan2brummyfan2 Posts: 9,437 Trailblazer
    Accepted Answer
    Hi,
    You have a slot for M.2 SSD, you can install a M.2 NVMe SSD or a M.2 SATA SSD whichever you prefer, after installing the SSD, please follow the steps to migrate your HDD contents including OS. 13 in the snip is the slot for M.2 SSD.
    1. Install Minitool Partition wizard free program, run it and use Migrate feature to transfer the contents of HDD.
    2. Go to BIOS settings, move to BOOT tab and make the SSD as your first boot device.
    3. Once you are happy with the migration, you can format the HDD and use it for your storage but make sure that everything is fine, if you want you can remove the HDD and use only the SSD to make sure the migration was successful.
     https://www.minitool.com/partition-manager/partition-wizard-home.html
    https://www.minitool.com/help-pw/migrate-os-to-ssd-hd.html


FAQ & Answers

  • brummyfan2brummyfan2 Posts: 9,437ACE Trailblazer
    Accepted Answer
    Hi,
    You have a slot for M.2 SSD, you can install a M.2 NVMe SSD or a M.2 SATA SSD whichever you prefer, after installing the SSD, please follow the steps to migrate your HDD contents including OS. 13 in the snip is the slot for M.2 SSD.
    1. Install Minitool Partition wizard free program, run it and use Migrate feature to transfer the contents of HDD.
    2. Go to BIOS settings, move to BOOT tab and make the SSD as your first boot device.
    3. Once you are happy with the migration, you can format the HDD and use it for your storage but make sure that everything is fine, if you want you can remove the HDD and use only the SSD to make sure the migration was successful.
     https://www.minitool.com/partition-manager/partition-wizard-home.html
    https://www.minitool.com/help-pw/migrate-os-to-ssd-hd.html


  • MasterbmanMasterbman Posts: 2Member New User
    Thanks so much! So fast!
    How can I find the full photo of the screenshot you left? I'd love any motherboard/spec info like that.
  • Red_SunRed_Sun Posts: 61Member Devotee
    This thread should be stickied. NIce work brummy
  • brummyfan2brummyfan2 Posts: 9,437ACE Trailblazer
    Red_Sun said:
    This thread should be stickied. NIce work brummy
    Thanks :)
  • ryan0305ryan0305 Posts: 2Member New User
    Just give a try with the free os cloning software aomei partition assistant, it works like a charm.
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