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  • Q: Can you upgrade to a hard drive since the laptop only comes with a 256gb ssd as the memory?  (2 Answers)

    By ItchyyRichyy 

    • Best answerThe SSD is a M.2 drive. So it has a 2.5inch bay that you can either put another SSD or HDD in.

      By NicholasS 

  • Q: Is the laptop able to upgrade the storage? Keeping the ssd and getting a hard drive???  (2 Answers)

    By Anonymous 

    • Best answerYes. It has an empty 2.5in drive bag that allows you to easily add a 2.5in SSD or regular hard drive. The included SSD is a PCIe type so it leaves the 2.5in bay free to use however you wish. I intend to keep the included SSD for a speedy boot drive and install a regular 2TB hard drive along with it for file storage and games that don’t need SSD type speed.

      By James 

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  • Q: Is the screen touch enabled?  (3 Answers)

    By Mark 

    • Best answerNo. The screen is a matte finish, IPS panel. It has a beautiful picture, but could stand to be a bit brighter, in my opinion.

      By LJWVU 

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  • Q: Is the 8gb off ram one stick of 8 or two sticks of 4?  (3 Answers)

    By G2mitchell 

    • Best answerYes, the ram is 2x4gb. So 2 sticks of 4GB.

      By NicholasS 

  • Q: What is the R/W speed of the 256gb SSD?  (1 Answer)

    By Filipi 

    • Best answerThe SSD drive is a card in the M.2 slot and it's a decent SSD. I get about 460 MB/s read and right using the BlackMagic Hard Drive Speed Test. Like most drives the speed can vary from one cycle of the test to the other. I see figures from 380 to almost 500 and not sure why this is but it seems to be good average of 430ish. I just installed a PNY mid level SSD into the open hard drive caddy next to the M.2 slot and the testing was about the same. I'm happy with those figures on both drives as it will be more than enough for my 1080p video editing. I have the 970 EVO M.2 in my Alienware Desktop PC and getting outrages speeds there of 1500+MB/s !!!

      By avTronic 

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  • Q: Has anyone successfully installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?  (1 Answer)

    By topquant 

    • Best answerI have not, but that doesn't even matter because a quick google search of Ubuntu Certified Hardware shows that this model has officially been awarded the status of certified pre-install for Ubuntu. Which means Dell can sell it with Ubuntu pre-installed, and you can just as easily install it.

      By Xephyroth 

  • Q: Can the ram in the laptop be upgraded to 16GB?  (2 Answers)

    By Dylan 

    • Best answerYes, it can be upgraded up to 32GB (2x16)

      By dannyboying 

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  • Q: Is the included power adapter 110volt or 220volt?  (1 Answer)

    By Zaman 

    • Best answerThe input in that adapter is from 100v to 240v

      By David 

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    • Best answerAccording to the Dell site the slot for the drive is limited to 7mm in thickness. See https://www.dell.com/community/Inspiron/Dell-G7-Storage-Upgrade/td-p/6099555 . Looks like WD and Toshiba make 7mm versions in 1TB or you could go with a 1TB SSD for more money.

      By G7Owner 

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  • Q: Does this come with a charger ?  (2 Answers)

    By Dhir 

    • Best answerOf course...

      By Nikoftime 

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