Question Is M.2 storage size limited on new laptops?

Jul 21, 2020
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I was going to order a Dell Inspiron 5000 that came with a 512GB M.2 drive. I was going to put in a 2TB M.2 drive, but in the storage specifications, it says "M.2 2230/2280 solid-state drive PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe Up to 1 TB "

The Dell chat rep says this is limited by the motherboard, but I didn't think that was a thing in 2020. Does it really mean that you just can't order a 2TB from them? Or can it really not support a 2TB M.2 drive?

Relevant links:
https://www.dell.com/en-us/member/shop/dell-laptops/inspiron-15-5000-laptop/spd/inspiron-15-5593-laptop/nn5593dssgh
Specifications:
https://www.dell.com/support/manuals/us/en/19/inspiron-15-5593-laptop/inspiron-5593-setup-and-specifications/storage?guid=guid-05db9429-1e46-40f5-b709-7c66b3324d4e&lang=en-us
 
Jul 21, 2020
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the spec only defines what is sold by Dell
"Your computer is shipped with one of the following configurations: ..."

You can put in 2TB without problems.
Thanks - it didn't make sense to me in 2020 that the motherboard could limit storage size.
 
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