Question SSD upgrade on my Aspire E 15 E5-575-72L3

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i have Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-72L3 laptop which i use for my personal use and to learn coding and do maintain documents.

i used macbook pro in my last company and i got used to the speed and performance on macbook.

i am thinking of replacing the HDD in my Acer laptop and was thinking of going for the SAMSUNG 970 EVO NVMe M.2 1 TB.

i dnt have any knowledge on computer hardware, Please help me decide which is best way to go forward.
 
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doesn't look like it have m.2 slot. or did you find out it have m.2 slot?
trying to figure out whether it has m.2 slot
any pointers on how i can check it

=== Update
i opened the back cover and it does have a slot, i could upload the image, but i am not able to do so in here
installed the software hwinfo064 and checked the pci Express configuration
PCI Express root port #9 :
version : 3.0,
Maximum Link Width : 2x

PCI Express root port #11 :
version : 3.0,
Maximum Link Width : 1x

PCI Express root port #12 :
version : 3.0,
Maximum Link Width : 1x

i saw this video over youtube and followed the steps.
Youtube video for referance

Please suggest if i can follow the video or anything else which might be helpfull
 
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