Just out of curiosity, does your 8710p's 3rd mPCIe slot (beside the wlan's) work properly with a device other than a ssd? What kind of device do you use in that slot? Did you try to put a wlan card in there?
Are you able to use your 8510p's third slot for a ssd?
Mine only has one slot for a wlan use. I have tried in vain to use that slot for a mdata ssd. The ssd is not recognized by the system. I have read somewhere that...