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twisted337
Aug 7, 2011, 11:01 AM
Macbook Air's hard drive but I am kind of confused.I really don't need the memory so I wanted to find a 64gb ssd replacement.But I see everyone referring to the hard drive that comes with the Air as an ssd on the web.Does the air actually have an ssd or is a flash storage?Also,can someone direct me to the best place to purchase one?



mfram
Aug 7, 2011, 11:08 AM
Which Macbook Air do you have? It's very important you know which model you have because the internal storage method changed between the pre-2010 and post-2010 models.

Lord Appleseed
Aug 7, 2011, 11:18 AM
Macbook Air's hard drive but I am kind of confused.I really don't need the memory so I wanted to find a 64gb ssd replacement.But I see everyone referring to the hard drive that comes with the Air as an ssd on the web.Does the air actually have an ssd or is a flash storage?Also,can someone direct me to the best place to purchase one?

SSDs are flash based you know?
But yes the MBA's have SSDs integrated.

NutsNGum
Aug 7, 2011, 03:06 PM
Ignore.

misterneums
Aug 7, 2011, 03:12 PM
Macbook Air's hard drive but I am kind of confused.I really don't need the memory so I wanted to find a 64gb ssd replacement.But I see everyone referring to the hard drive that comes with the Air as an ssd on the web.Does the air actually have an ssd or is a flash storage?Also,can someone direct me to the best place to purchase one?

Depends on what year your MBA is. Need more info.

maril1111
Aug 7, 2011, 03:14 PM
we need more info but most of the Airs have the SSD integrated into the Motherboard so it cannot be upgraded

kilonet
Aug 7, 2011, 03:16 PM
2011 airs SSD can be changed, I think.

TC25
Aug 7, 2011, 03:19 PM
Both the 2010 and 2011 MBAs have SSDs that can be replaced. It's the memory that cannot be upgraded after purchase.

misterneums
Aug 7, 2011, 03:19 PM
we need more info but most of the Airs have the SSD integrated into the Motherboard so it cannot be upgraded

False. The current airs have a modular blade SSD. You can upgrade them--but you need have specific ones. OWC makes blade SSD you can upgrade with.

maril1111
Aug 7, 2011, 03:26 PM
False. The current airs have a modular blade SSD. You can upgrade them--but you need have specific ones. OWC makes blade SSD you can upgrade with.

Actually it is not false because I worded it with *most airs* not all Airs the ones before 2010 could not be upgraded and this includes most airs so you cannot say I am completely wrong so don't false me :)

brand
Aug 7, 2011, 05:56 PM
the ones before 2010 could not be upgraded

That is actually false.

AppleTech22
Aug 7, 2011, 07:04 PM
OWC Will have it for the 2010 and 2011 models, but open your wallet scro.

http://eshop.macsales.com/MyOWC/Upgrades.cfm?sort=pop&model=415&type=Internal+Drive

misterneums
Aug 7, 2011, 08:36 PM
That is actually false.

Agreed. When it had the 80 GB HDD, you could replace that.

twisted337
Aug 7, 2011, 09:52 PM
TY for all the replies!I actually have a 2011 model.Do they make 64gb that will make my mac faster?

tbobmccoy
Aug 7, 2011, 09:57 PM
TY for all the replies!I actually have a 2011 model.Do they make 64gb that will make my mac faster?

If you have a 2011 model, it has at least a 64GB SSD... Are you sure that's the right model? :confused: