samsung 850 evo

  1. seitsme

    Macbook 2009: Plextor 128GB SSD problem & Samsung EVO 850 replacement

    hi all, I have a late 2009 macbook with latest high sierra on it. I replaced the bootable SATA hdd with a 500GB SATA disk as it failed. I decided to add a secondary hdd, a Plextor SATA SSD, model PX-128m6Pro firmware 1.02, dated 2014. on the DVD bay ! I installed osx high sierra latest as well...
  2. Z

    Can a samsung 860 evo work with a mid 2010 MBP?

    Hi guys, I found my old laptop from 2010 and i want to upgrade the HDD. From all my trawling through forums I am more than likely going to buy a Samsung 850 EVO 500gb SATA III only because i know it will be compatible with the MBP. The 860 EVOs that are available at the moment are the same...
  3. P

    Installed Samsung 850 EVO shows only 950MB of free space.

    Hey, everyone! I have just installed a 250 GB Samsung 850 EVO as a second drive on my Mid-2012 Macbook Pro. Now this hard drive was purchased second hand from a re-seller. I removed the optical DVD drive and replaced it with the SSD using a caddy. The Mac can see the drive, but it says that...
  4. A

    Upgrading MacBook Pro 7,1 with Samsung SSD

    Hi all, I am a total newbie where maintenance of a laptop is concerned but my dear MacBook Pro is very close to crashing and I need to squeeze another year or two out of it. There hasn't been any updates in the last 2 years on this topic, at least not that I could find. I read on the CNET...
  5. Andyfm

    MBP Mid-2012 Samsung SSD Upgrade - Cloning

    Hi - Right now, I'm waiting for my mid-2012 MacBook Pro's hard drive to clone onto a Samsung 850 EVO SSD (using Carbon Copy Cloner). A couple questions: Can someone elaborate a little bit for me on TRIM (specifically, do I need it? From what I've read so far, it sounds almost essential to...
  6. N

    2010 mbp SSD OSX Install Problems

    I’m working on replacing the hdd on my friend’s 2010 or 2011 13” mbp- it still has an optical drive. It began when the laptop had trouble booting, sometimes it would hang on the progress bar when booting, other times it would boot and he could log in, but Finder would consistently crash...
  7. D

    2011 iMac won't mount Samsung Evo 850

    I am relatively inexperienced as this would be my first time switching a hard drive to SSD. I connected the 250gb Samsung 850 EVO SSD to my mid 2011 iMac via a Sata to USB cable but my iMac will not mount the drive for me to clone my existing hard drive. My iMac is running El Capitan OS-X. I...
  8. zw-gator

    External SSD freezing after period of no use

    I’m having trouble with a newly purchased external SSD. I’m currently using it to store photos and edit them within Lightroom. After 5min of not being used (ex. watching a YouTube video and not using Lightroom), when I go to use Lightroom again, the SSD and Lightroom will totally freeze up and I...
  9. J

    Samsung 850 evo did not go smoothly

    Hi everyone. So recently my stock macbook toshiba hdd failed in my mid 2012 13" macbook pro, I replaced it with a samsung 850 evo because I heard good things. I couldn't get my hdd to clone because it was failing so I cloned my friend's to the ssd to have a bootable drive. I then wiped the drive...
  10. stenrasmussen

    Mac Pro 3.1 Upgrade

    Hi, first posting here. I use my MP for photo work (Photoshop, NX-D, etc. No video editing). I am in the process of upgrading my MP 3.1 after the stock Radeon 2600 said goodnight. - I've installed a new graphics card (ASUS Nvidia GT 610) which when installed with the latest driver works like a...