Add SSDs to HP Microserver

December 11, 2013 2 By Eric Shanks

My brand new shiny HP Microserver arrived in the mail and I was excited to try it out.  I had four 480GB OCZ SSDs to add to this baby server and wanted to get it up and running.  Unfortunately, the HP Microserver is built for 3.5 inch drives.  Luckily I found great solution.

Newer Technology AdaptaDrive 2.5″ to 3.5″ Drive Converter Bracket.

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Attach your 2.5 inch SSD to this bracket, then attach the bracket to the HP MicroServer Drive Trays and you’re good to go.

I was worried that with the additional bracket, that the drives wouldn’t easily fit into the server but the solution works great and the drives slide smoothly into place.

 

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