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How to add nVMe M.2 Boot Support for 2012-2017 Dells

You can modify the BIOS of a Dell OptiPlex 3010, 7010 or 9010 so that it can support an nVMe M.2 SSD as a boot device.

In this post we will show you how you can modify the BIOS of a Dell OptiPlex 3010, 7010 or 9010 so that it can support an NVMe SSD drive as a boot device. This is a follow up to a post Paulie did on how boot a Dell OptiPlex 7020 with an NVMe drive.

Paulie also wrote an upgrade guide for the Dell OptiPlex 7010 which showed how to use Boot Disk Utility to boot from an NVMe drive by using a USB Stick. The method described in this post will allow the machine to boot natively without the need for any additional hardware.

Read his article here for instructions:
Install and boot from an NVMe SSD on a Dell OptiPlex 3010, 7010 or 9010

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