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  1. Alvin777

    Does a SATA SSD Heat Up?

    Hello Mac friends. I'm deciding which 2.5" to 3.5" bracket I should buy for a Crucial SATA SSD to upgrade the Mac's hardisk to SSD. Do SATA SSD heat up like M.2 NVMEs (usually needs a heatsink)? There a 2.5" to 3.5" bracket where the SSD is raised and the SSD is screwed on the sides then there's...
  2. M

    Thermaltake BlacX Docking Station (ST0005U) - All 3.5" Drives Make Clicking Noise

    I have a USB docking station with USB 2.0 that is not working with the larger 3.5" drives (I have tested multiple drives of this size). I've also tested it with an SSD and it seems to work fine. I was thinking the issue could be power supply, but the adapter I have meets the requirements of...
  3. voraciousvegan

    MP 1,1-5,1 Windows on PCIe SATA SSD?

    4,1->5,1. Can I boot W10 on a PCIe 2.5" SSD if I'm just cloning my current W10 over, not a clean install (as I understand, you can't clean install over PCIe)? When I was initially installing W10 on this Mac Pro, I remember it was impossible to do thru Bootcamp, although Bootcamp drivers were...
  4. masterjorn

    Does my 2013 iMac have a PCIe storage slot?

    I bought a late 2013 21.5" iMac, with a 2.9GHz i5, a 750m, and a standard 5400rpm HDD (NOT A FUSION DRIVE!). I want to install an Apple Blade SSD, but I heard that 21.5" iMac models that came with the standard hard drive don't have the PCIe storage slot, is that true? Im fine with using a 2.5"...
  5. J

    Upgrading SSD and recovering data from destroyed MBP 2012

    Hello. I am not in a good situation since my MacBook Pro mid 2012 13” decided to pass on. According to the experts it’s rhe logic board that has a periodic failure - sometimes it work, sometimes it does not. Therefore, do I not know what to do precisely. Originally I wanted to buy a used...
  6. C

    Anyone used dual 2.5" to 3.5" RAID adapter - Startech, Enermax, ICY DOCK?

    Curious if anyone has experience with any of these dual 2.5" to 3.5" RAID Adapters. Thinking about trying one but curious if anyone had done speed tests in RAID 0.