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  1. danishh

    danishh Notebook Consultant

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    I'm buying a 13" MBP 2012 for my sister.

    I just want to confirm, a 9.4mm 2.5" ssd will fit, right? No need to get the 7mm version?
    Additionally, it has two ddr3 dimms, so i can upgrade the ram to 2x4gb=8gb easily, right?

    thanks for your help.
     
  2. Nick

    Nick Mr.Mischief

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    I believe you mean a 9.5mm drive, but yes it will fit. You are correct, it has 2 DDR3 slots for memory, so it can easily be upgraded to 8GB's.
     
  3. torrenttaker

    torrenttaker Notebook Enthusiast

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    I have a macbook pro early 2011 edition, 2.7 ghz. What is the best brand/model to use when looking for an SSD for my mac? Also will SATA to usb work for the former HDD?
     
  4. Nick

    Nick Mr.Mischief

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    The best drives at the moment seem to be from Intel, Samsung, and Crucial. Other good options are drives from Kingston and SanDisk. Really, any name brand SSD will work. The only SSD manufacturer you should definitely stay away from is OCZ. Their drives have poor reviews on most sites.

    You should look here for the best SSD deals: Notebook and Tech Bargains

    What drive(s) are you considering?

    Yes.
     
  5. As Seen on TV

    As Seen on TV Notebook Enthusiast

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    laurence0609 Newbie

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    I have a MacBook Pro model MD101, it has a 4GB (2x4GB) RAM. Is it possible for me to upgrade it to either 12GB (1 4GB and 1 8GB) Or 16GB (2x8GB)? I will appreciate any inputs that you can share!
     
  7. jyar727

    jyar727 Notebook Guru

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    Yes you can mix match, but matching the sticks will ensure they'll run in dual-channel mode which doubles Theoretical Transfer rates.
     
  8. woodzstack

    woodzstack Company Representative

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    But in IMAC's they are upgradeable, and use MXM 3.0B cards, or else I wouldn't have people buying them to upgrade their IMACs with them.
    Just a small FYI
     
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