Mac Solid State Drive (SSD) Upgrade Database

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by booblanco, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. GilGrissom

    GilGrissom Active Member

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    The secret is to put the screws on a strip of packaging tape so that they will stay put and you can arrange them in the position that you took them out from your macbook.
     
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    haha, something that i now know, thanks for reminding me. it still doesn't solve my problem though :p
     
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    Currently cloning my drive for my SSD upgrade.
     
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    I'm planning the same exact setup!
     
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    you won't regret it. Super noticeable difference from HDD to SSD.
     
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    This SSD breathed new life to my mid 2010 MBP. It's so snappy. Do you have TRIM enabled as well?
     
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    Is the 240 gig CRUCIAL SSD BX200 a good value upgrade for a late2011 MBP13? Only Php 3700 at TPC...

    Or should I get the 250 gig MX200 Crucial SSD... Costs more at Php 5700....

    Thanks for your comments
     
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    I got myself an old mac mini 2013 server which can house 2 SSDs for my dedicated audio server, i dont want share usb for hard drive so i had a 500gb for my high def audio files and another 128 gb for boot up
     
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    ito naman sa akin

    macbook pro late 2011
     

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    Anyone ever use a Transcend JetDrive? SSDs for Mac storage upgrade?
     
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    do you know any service who does the dual drive mod for the Mac Mini 2012. not confident of dismantling mac mini, seems complicated, looking for a service that will help do the upgrade.
     
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    i was going to get a 1-terabyte SSD for a macbook pro that a friend donated to me but i balked at the price (P18K for a samsung); ended up just getting a regular 1-TB toshiba for 2.5K. i spent the extra cash on upgrading the memory to 8GB. mabilis naman ;)
     
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    just did an upgrade on my mid 2010 15 inch macbook pro today, upgraded it with 8gb memory, 500 ssd and had an extra 1tb drive using the owc data doubler. improvement is like day and night, im planning to upgrade to el capitan now:)
     
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    Removed my optical drive and put in a samsung 850 evo.. ambilis na nya :). DIYed it myself.

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    nice setup... SSD + 1Tera Samsung HD... did you install the OSX on the SSD? would be nice if your primary (with OSX) is your new SSD then the 1 Tera as your Backup drive :) Cool Photos nice DIY :)
     
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    ^Yeah. Baliktad! - the SSD should be the one in the main bay... and the stock HDD should be transferred in the caddy.
     
  18. mojako

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    Of course OSX is installed in the SSD.

    Not really baliktad. According to this link > http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/mixed-drive-setup-ssd-hdd-in-macbook-pro.1347247/

    My 2010 MBP SATA connectors are both SATA 2, so it doesn't matter where you put your SSD - Optical drive bay or the HDD bay. Same same lang. On 2011 models, it's a different story.

    Sayang lang pagod ko if i move the HDD to the caddy - read somewhere na may HDD impact protection yung HDD bay, so i didn't move it na. SSDs don't have moving parts, so it doesn't matter saan sya naka install. :)
     
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  19. jesusluison

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    Cool :) Very Nice :)
     
  20. OliDeGuzman

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    Hi Guys need your help.

    My wife has a MBP 13in early 2011.

    I want to upgrade her HDD to SSD because she's complaining that her MBP has been really sluggish.

    I was wondering which one will be compatible with her MBP..

    http://dynaquestpc.com/product/samsung-850-evo-500gb-ssd/

    http://dynaquestpc.com/product/adata-sp550-480gb-sata3-6gbs-ssd/

    http://dynaquestpc.com/product/sandisk-plus-480gb-sdssda-480g-g25/

    Trying to work on a budget here of less than 8K as much as possible. Not really looking for a heavy performer since it's just for everyday use computing.

    Lastly, I'm ignorant and not a tech savvy thus scared to DIY. Any suggestions where I can have it installed?

    Thanks!
     

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