View Full Version : Mac pro 1,1 SSD install (how hard)

May 26, 2011, 08:09 PM
I was reading some place in the 1,1 model you have to do something special to install it. How true is this? I know the drives are 2.5 inches, but you can get an adapter to make it 3.5

I was under the impression all you had to do was put it into a harddrive slot and copy your OS over to the new drive.

is there anything special you have to do in the 1,1?

May 26, 2011, 09:24 PM
There are many options, but probably the simplest and chepest is to get an Icy Dock (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817994083) adapter. It's the size of a standard 3.5 drive. You put your 2.5" SSD inside it. slide into an availble hardorve slot and viola!

May 26, 2011, 09:43 PM
awesome, thanks!

I did not know if there was a huge deal with it being a 1,1 or not.