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Macbook Pro SSD installation

I just completed the upgrade of my Macbook Pro with a 240GB SSD. There were only 29 screws to remove (and replace) in the process. For anyone interested in the gory details, here you go:

MacBook Pro Hard Drive Installation Video at OtherWorldComputing.com

I was able to install OS X on the drive prior to taking the computer apart, and booting from the USB enclosure that I had the new drive in. I decided not to just "clone it" because this gives me the opportunity to clean a few things up. I will restore from the Time Machine backup things that are important!

It's so quiet that I was worried it wasn't on a few minutes ago.
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Re: Macbook Pro SSD installation

Ive had a few macbook's apart. Always a good time. Lots of 'dammits' in
there that always seem to escape. My new Macbook Pro 13" is nice, half a
dozen screws on the bottom and then pull the drive. No spelunking or
screw chart required.


On 8/26/10 2:36 PM, dzanre wrote:
>
> I just completed the upgrade of my Macbook Pro with a 240GB SSD. There
> were only 29 screws to remove (and replace) in the process. For anyone
> interested in the gory details, here you go:
>
> 'MacBook Pro Hard Drive Installation Video at OtherWorldComputing.com'
> (http://eshop.macsales.com/installvideos/macbookpro_17_hd/)
>
> I was able to install OS X on the drive prior to taking the computer
> apart, and booting from the USB enclosure that I had the new drive in.
> I decided not to just "clone it" because this gives me the opportunity
> to clean a few things up. I will restore from the Time Machine backup
> things that are important!
>
> It's so quiet that I was worried it wasn't on a few minutes ago.
>
>


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Re: Macbook Pro SSD installation

I think I heard dzanre say something like:

> It's so quiet that I was worried it wasn't on a few minutes ago.


I'm extremely pleased w/ the performance of my laptop since I put the
ssd in it

--
Stevo
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The PC's I am deploying in the office all have SSD's.
Brilliantly fast and quiet. Hopefully will be robust
and long lived...time will tell.
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dzanre1 Absent Member.
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Yeah - it will be interesting to see how it all works out over time!
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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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> Yeah - it will be interesting to see how it all works out over time!

Just hope it's not MY pc that goes first. <eg>

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