The Lenovo Thinkpad T480 is my second Lenovo laptop and my first Thinkpad. A couple of weeks into my new role, it seems that the existing 128GB SSD will not be enough to meet the storage demands at work. So here I am, looking to upgrade the existing SSD in my Lenovo Thinkpad T480.
The Lenovo Thinkpad T480 is a great workhorse! Mine came configured with Lenovo-branded (Toshiba OEM I heard) 128GB 2242 NVMe M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) and a Western Digital Black 500GB 7200RPM SATA 3 hard disk drive (HDD).
Both the storage size and the performance of the existing SSD had been found to be wanting. You will come to understand why the more you read into the article.
So What Are The SSDs That Are Compatible With The Lenovo Thinkpad T480?
First and foremost, the Lenovo Thinkpad T480 uses a M.2 2242 SSD instead of the M.2 2280 variant that is kind of the de facto standard size in the market right now. Secondly, the T480 uses an NVMe standard, instead of the slower SATA 3 standard.
There are a number of SSDs in the market that are compatible with the Lenovo Thinkpad T480. You won’t go wrong with any of them:READ MORE