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Old Dec 29, 2012, 05:57 PM   #1
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External HDD and Internal SSD

I have an early 2008 Macbook and I want to upgrade it with an SSD. The thing is I really don't use very much storage. I mainly just use it to browse the web and write an occasional paper for school. It has gotten a bit sluggish though, and I heard good things about what an SSD can do. I've been looking at this DIY kit from OWC

http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other...ng/Y3SSDMP060/

I know its only a 60 gb SSD but I don't really need much space. My question is, could I use the SSD as an internal drive, then use the HDD that came with the computer to save other things that I don't use very often, or Music and what not, with the external adapter/enclosure it comes with? Would this work?

Thanks a ton for the help.
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Old Dec 29, 2012, 06:02 PM   #2
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That will work perfectly. Users here do it all the time.
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 07:58 PM   #3
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It would definitely work. If you want to keep a hard drive in there for more storage, you could remove the optical drive and install a drive bay adapter to get two hard drives or SSDs in your Macbook.
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