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  1. Alyss_

    SSD Sandisk Doesn't show up

    Hello - I hope someone can help me. I have mac mini late 2014, with Mojave installed - 10.14.6. I'm gonna list what happened: I got a Sandisk Extreme Portable SSD 500gb and I tried to install it. I went to Disk Utility, erased it, renamed it ( set it to Mac OS Extended (Journaled), GUID...
  2. jurajb

    iMac 2019 SSD v NVME speed (practical difference)

    So last week I've finally managed to upgrade my iMac when I realised that the 'fusion' portion is actually a normal M.2 drive at the back of the motherboard! I managed to document it below But my main question now is - is the difference between SSD (SATA) and NVME (PCI-E) practically so huge...
  3. pugliesedaniele

    Egpu + external ssd + bootcamp + macmini 2018

    Hi all, I installed yesterday a new samsung ssd x5 (i want to use it for the install files of the gaming). I noted that in windows the external ssd is very slowly. 400 mb/s writing 1900 mb/s reading. In mac os I have about 2000 mb/s in writing and 2600 mb/s in reading. The driver is...
  4. M

    Error while clean installing macOS High Sierra

    Hi, I'm having a problem doing a clean install of macOS High Sierra on a MacBook Pro 13 early 2011 I installed a brand new SSD and tried to install High Sierra but I'm having issues I've tried doing Internet recovery and USB bootable but both won't work, the SSD works perfectly cause I tried on...
  5. Sverkel

    Will this SSD fit in iMac?

    I got an iMac (21.5", medio 2010) that needs a new hdd. I would like to go with an SSD but can someone please tell me if I can use this drive?
  6. alizxm

    SSD Stopped Working, Now it says "Disk is not readable" Please help.

    This is the first time I'm writing at any forums online in my life! So you can tell how desperate I am to get this issue fixed. I am somewhat in at the outset of a lawsuit and my SDD drive just stopped working. Here's a summary of what happened and what I did: I have a macbook pro mid 2012 and...
  7. cutlercollin99

    Best SSD for Unibody MBP

    Hello, I recently purchased a '11 15" Macbook Pro and am looking to upgrade the SATA Disk with a SSD. I've looked up various SSD's and can't seem to find one that everyone is leaning towards. I'm looking for something that is cheap, fast, and reliable. Can anyone help guide me whether that is...
  8. Jhoward

    1TB/2TB fusion drive with external bootup or 512GB SSD?

    I'm looking to buy an iMac 27 inch 5K, (obviously upgrading the RAM myself) but I'm having the same trouble a lot of people seem to have, I can't decide on what storage capacity to buy, my options at the moment are - - 1TB/ 2TB Fusion Drive with a 2TB or 3TB external drive as a bootup - 256GB...
  9. T

    Mac mini 2014 Dual Drives?

    I have a 2014 Mac Mini and I would like to have an Apple SSD for some speed increase. I currently have the 2.6GHz, 8GB Ram, and a 1TB HDD. I swapped the 1TB HDD with a 240GB PNY SSD. I would like to get the Apple SSD with the SSD mounting bracket and put the 1TB back in. Will this display as 2...
  10. oscarxvita

    Reboot problem after Installing NVME Samsung 960 pro on my rMBP Mid 2015

    Recently I found that my macbook is running out of storage and the old internal ssd is going much slower, so I decided to buy a samsung 960 pro 512GB along with 12+16 adapter to upgrade my storage. I reinstalled High Sierra on my old Apple SSD to update the BootROM, and then I switched out the...
  11. Heliotropen

    upgrade imac late 2013 ssd (internal vs external)?

    Hi all My late 27" Late 2013 imac (i5 - 8gb ram) - is insanely slow - I think it's the 1gb fusion drive: Esp. things like opening mails, or just having it open the emoj-window takes ages - so no smiies :D Anyways, I'm considering my options here: 1) I could throw in more ram, which is...
  12. ravenvalley

    SSD won't show up in Disk Utility when connected via SATA, even though it is formatted correctly

    Hi! So my SSD (mid-2012 MBP) crashed a couple days ago. I was running Bootcamp, and it looks like it was the Windows partition that crashed, because I had to connect the drive to a Windows machine to delete and format it. Anyway, i put the drive in an USB enclosure, connected it to my Mac...
  13. I

    Mac Pro 5,1 (mid 2010) - SSD Upgrade?

    Like the title says, I have a mid-2010 MacPro 5,1. I recently added more ram (now at 52) and replaced all the hard drives a little over a year ago. It's a great machine, but I do feel like maybe there's a little room for speed improvement. I'm a professional photographer and mostly use...
  14. J

    SSD TRIM and MacBook Pro

    Hi there! I know there have been a load of threads about SSDs and MacBook Pro and TRIM - but my question and situation is slightly different. I am a travel photographer and have had my MBP (mid-2012) since it was first released. Last week, the HDD began to show signs of mechanical failure...
  15. N

    Grey folder - flashing "?" + New SSD - MB Unibody Mid 2010

    Hi All, I'm a PC tech and just started with MAC. The short version: Macbook Unibody Mid 2010 - removed working HDD (El Capitan installed) Installed SSD (Samsung 128GB) - Fresh out of the box Booted pressing CMD (the square with the circles at the corners) + R Get a grey folder with a question...
  16. gomezkebab

    Best SSD-disk for around 100USD?

    Hey, I own a Macbook Pro 13-inch, Mid 2012, Memory: 4 GB 1600 Mhz DDR3, 500GB SATA. What is the best SSD-disk for around 100USD for my Macbook model?
  17. IBICO

    Move home folder to ISCSI drive

    I setup an ISCSI drive at home for a secure backup raid, but also because of disk space. I run the mac pro 2013 and are a part time photographer. So use it for photo editing. The Synology RS816 is setup with normal shared folder, my dropbox/onedrive/googledrive/synologydrive, ISCSI with...