3 Replies Latest reply on Mar 30, 2016 8:51 AM by Intel Corporation

    NUC5PGYH  installing a SSD

    miker58

           My NUC5PGYH comes with only 32g HD so I bought a 250g 850EVO SSD to add in.  The original HD cant be removed, correct? Should I set the new SSD as the boot drive? if not, how do I get it to work properly as secondary?

       

      Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

       

      a definite amateur.

        • 1. Re: NUC5PGYH  installing a SSD
          ivanu_intel

          Hello miker58,

           

          Thank you for joining the Intel communities.

           

          The 32 GB SSD is embedded on the motherboard with Pre-Installed Operating System Windows 10 Home x64, so it cannot be remove, you can see more information here:

          Intel® NUC Kit NUC5PGYH Specifications

           

          Basically when you start the system it will boot from the embedded hard drive, in this case you can change the boot order in the BIOS but I would suggest using it as storage drive instead of boot drive since you already have an operating system installed to boot from.

           

          You can also press F10 when you see the prompts and select the unit where you want to boot from.

           

          Best wishes,

           

          Ivan

          • 2. Re: NUC5PGYH  installing a SSD
            Intel Corporation
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            Hello miker58,
             
            Thank you for joining the Intel communities.
             
            The 32 GB SSD is embedded on the motherboard with Pre-Installed Operating System Windows 10 Home x64, so it cannot be remove, you can see more information here:
            http://ark.intel.com/products/88065/Intel-NUC-Kit-NUC5PGYH
             
            Basically when you start the system it will boot from the embedded hard drive, in this case you can change the boot order in the BIOS but I would suggest using it as storage drive instead of boot drive since you already have an operating system installed to boot from.
             
            You can also press F10 when you see the prompts and select the unit where you want to boot from.
             
            Best wishes,
             
            Ivan
             

            • 3. Re: NUC5PGYH  installing a SSD
              Intel Corporation
              This message was posted by Intel Corporation on behalf of

              Hello miker58,
               
              Thank you for joining the Intel communities.
               
              The 32 GB SSD is embedded on the motherboard with Pre-Installed Operating System Windows 10 Home x64, so it cannot be remove, you can see more information here:
              http://ark.intel.com/products/88065/Intel-NUC-Kit-NUC5PGYH
               
              Basically when you start the system it will boot from the embedded hard drive, in this case you can change the boot order in the BIOS but I would suggest using it as storage drive instead of boot drive since you already have an operating system installed to boot from.
               
              You can also press F10 when you see the prompts and select the unit where you want to boot from.
               
              Best wishes,
               
              Ivan
               

              • 4. Re: NUC5PGYH  installing a SSD
                Intel Corporation
                This message was posted by Intel Corporation on behalf of

                Hello miker58,
                 
                Thank you for joining the Intel communities.
                 
                The 32 GB SSD is embedded on the motherboard with Pre-Installed Operating System Windows 10 Home x64, so it cannot be remove, you can see more information here:
                http://ark.intel.com/products/88065/Intel-NUC-Kit-NUC5PGYH
                 
                Basically when you start the system it will boot from the embedded hard drive, in this case you can change the boot order in the BIOS but I would suggest using it as storage drive instead of boot drive since you already have an operating system installed to boot from.
                 
                You can also press F10 when you see the prompts and select the unit where you want to boot from.
                 
                Best wishes,
                 
                Ivan