Are These Good Speeds?

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  1. Squilly macrumors 68020

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    I have a rMBP with a 256gb Samsung SSD. I just ran Black Magic although I know nothing about read/write speeds. Are these good speeds?

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  2. swerve147 macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah you're within range with other 15" rMBP owners. And yes those are good speeds.
     
  3. yusukeaoki macrumors 68030

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    For SSDs, there are faster drives.
    For 15in rMBP, yeah thats abou the speed you get.
     
  4. Squilly thread starter macrumors 68020

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  5. Ploki macrumors 68000

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    Actually OWC rMBP 480gb replacement goes up to 550mb/s, as fast as Samsung 840 Pro (allegedly the fastest SSD at this moment)
     
  6. yusukeaoki macrumors 68030

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    Yeah I know.
    Thats why I said there are faster drives.
     
  7. Ploki macrumors 68000

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    Oh, I thought you meant "others" as in non-retina drives (there's only two anyway)
     
  8. Squilly thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Maybe the 2013 revamp of the rMBP will get the upgraded drive.
     
  9. Xgm541 macrumors 6502a

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    There are no upgraded drives. OWC is a third party seller.
     
  10. yusukeaoki macrumors 68030

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    I think he means that 2013 refresh models might get updated or faster SSD's compared to 2012 models.
     
  11. alexmarchuk macrumors 6502a

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    Here is what I got with my 2.6/8GB/512GB rMBP.
     

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  12. Ploki macrumors 68000

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    That's the least of rMBP concerns imo... SSD is super fine.
     
  13. yusukeaoki macrumors 68030

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    Same. I believe there are better things to upgrade.
    But the OP seems to want faster drives on the 2013 models.
    In fact they are fast enough and most people wont know the difference between these and faster drives lol
     
  14. Squilly thread starter macrumors 68020

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    So is Samsung. Apple has to get their parts from somewhere...
     

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