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  1. CuriousOtter

    NVMe SSD Upgrade on a Late 2012 iMac

    INTRO Hello, I do hope you as the reader are well! I have been given a Late 2012 iMac 2.7ghz 21.5" as a gift, and it is painfully slow. The HDD corrupted and it is running off an external HDD connected via USB. So I am looking to add a few upgrades. I am focussing on the RAM and SSD as the CPU...
  2. M

    Upgrades for iMac 27inch

    Hi, I am looking to do some upgrades to my iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015) iMac17,1 Quad-Core Intel Core i5 3.2 GHz. Want to upgrade the CPU and the SATA mechanical drive / and add an additional PCIe stick since I will be going under the hood. Can someone tell me if there will be any...
  3. Joshua Rhines

    MP 7,1 Adding Another Samsung SSD for Bootcamp (Mac Pro 7,1)

    Hello my fellow Mac Pro brothers and sisters! I recently purchased a Mac Pro, and even more recently added a Samsung Evo 2 TB SSD on my Mac side. I also dual boot this computer for some casual gaming. My Mac Pro came with a 1 TB drive, which I split 700/300 between Mac and Windows. It would be...
  4. L

    iMac2020 + SSD Samsung T7 + Windows = drivers

    Hello everybody! Bought iMac 2020 / i7 / 512Gb / 8Gb / 5700 8Gb Bought immediately additional RAM 2*16 Samsung And to install Win 10-SSD Samsung T7 1Tb Now the most interesting part: I put Win 10 Pro on an external SSD Samsung T7, but did not connect Wi-Fi, speakers, microphone, camera...
  5. B

    MP 1,1-5,1 Quick Help needed – cMP 4.1 red CPU LED and not booting after SSD install

    Hello, I just got a 2009 cMP 4.1 single CPU with 5.1 firmware flash. I wanted to install a PCIe SSD (AXAGON PCIE-NVME M.2 PCEM2-NC + Samsung 970 EVO). When I pressed the power button, the vents and DVD drive started as usual, but after one or two seconds I could smell a bit of smoke. No boot...
  6. J

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro PCIe NVMe reboot during sleep

    Hi All and thanks in advance for any advice. I've searched the forum and sticky SSD thread but can only find this issue as regards MBPs not Mac Pro. I'm currently running a Mac Pro 4,1 2x 2.26 flashed to a 5,1. I have recently upgraded the machine to Mojave on a PCIe SSD and I am now having...
  7. juliovg

    Upgrade SSD Macbook Pro early 2013

    Hello guys, i would like to upgrade my actual SSD. Actually it goes slow, i know that i CAN'T upgrade RAM, if for that reasson that upgrade SSD with a better SSD. My question is , can somebody suggest me the best SSD for my model? Best regards
  8. D

    MP 6,1 Does the SSD with a heatsink from a Mac Pro (Late 2013) "trashcan" will fit in a MacBook Pro (Late 2013) 13-inch ???

    Does someone knows for sure if the original SSD that comes in the Mac Pro (Late 2013) "trashcan" which comes with a heatsink attached from factory does fit in a MacBook Pro (Late 2013) 13-inches ??? I know both drives are the same and are obviously full compatible and the only difference between...
  9. TrumanLA

    Bootable Clone (with CCC) 10.15.6 / Catalina still possible..?

    CCC produced a message suggesting they no longer provide bootable clones as of 10.15.6 ... which I know just came out. Is it REALLY over..? I found a video which alleged that: Sync Folder Pro+ ... which it appears uses Rsync as the 'engine' but has an advanced wrapper which manages the...
  10. D

    Does the SSD with a heatsink from a Mac Pro (Late 2013) "trashcan" will fit in a MacBook Pro (Late 2013) 13-inch ???

    Does someone knows for sure if the original SSD that comes in the Mac Pro (Late 2013) "trashcan" which comes with a heatsink attached from factory does fit in a MacBook Pro (Late 2013) 13-inches ??? I know both drives are the same and are obviously full compatible and the only difference between...
  11. C

    iMac 21,5" Late 2012 RAM Update Question

    Hello everyone! I have a little doubt with my iMac 21.5" (Late 2012). I want to upgrade the hard drive into a SSD and also I want to update the RAM from 8GB into 16GB (because its the maximum that iMac model can hold up). The thing that i want to know is if its possible to installar DDR4...
  12. Bob Grip

    What to store on SSD?

    Now that Apple has finally gone to SSDs, what kind of files should be stored on a one? Just the OS? Video files currently in use? Reason I’m asking..I currently have a 3 TB Fusion Drive and I’m trying to figure out what size SSD to have in a new iMac. TIA...
  13. G

    2008 C2D MacBook doesn't recognize blank SSD

    Hi everyone, I bought an old Macbook (white 2,4GHz C2D 2008) for $25 on eBay and had the plan to upgrade the RAM and hard disk. The RAM is no problem, but the machine doesn't recognize the SSD I bought for the upgrade. It's a blank Intenso 2,5" Sata 3 SSD with 256GB of storage and a read speed...
  14. tevion5

    MP 7,1 PCI-E SSD Upgrade Advise

    Currently using my 7,1 for the past few months and loving it. I spend most of my time in MacOS between work, audio production and some software development. I also boot into Windows for games, and replaced the Pro 580 GPU with an RX Vega 64. The only thing lacking is storage. I spent a little...
  15. T

    iMac 21.5 Late 2013 32GB RAM is it...possible?

    Hello all, This is my first post and I wanted to know if perhaps this could be possible? I will be replacing the HDD of this iMac with a 1TB SSD and I also wanted it to upgrade the RAM. However, I know it will only take 2 sticks of RAM. So, I was just wondering if anybody knew if perhaps this...
  16. doyen.tj

    iMac came with wrong storage :/

    Hey ya'll, I ordered a new iMac and upgraded it with 1 TB of SSD storage. But when opened it and looked under "about this mac" it only has 1 TB of Flash Storage. What should I do? Return it? Take it to the Apple store? Thanks
  17. C

    Will Drive from MJVE2LL/A 'plug/play' in replacement ?

    Gang this is an obscurity I do not have experience with so I need your help. I bought a MBA, early 2015 A1466 MJVE2LL/A i5 4GB for my daughter, and I installed APFS with Catalina, and it ran beautifully. She used it for everything, business, kids, etc, until one of the aforementioned kids...
  18. S

    Can’t split iMac fusion drive

    iMac 2017 27” catalina I am trying to split my fusion drive so I can upgrade my HDD with a 2tb Samsung sata ssd. I have run into nothing but problems trying to split the drive. I tried all the different commands, and guides I found onlinebut nothing has worked.
  19. Alyss_

    Mac Mini Late 2014 keeps freezing and shutting down while working on Ext SSD

    Hello everyone. I wrote a while ago asking for help to install the OS on my ext. Sandisk SSD and it worked perfectly. I'm a Graphic Designer and this was really helpful cause I installed the Adobe Suite on it and it works much more faster than before. The only problem is, when I'm working on...
  20. M

    Late 2009 Mac mini SSD upgrade

    Hi, I have a late 2009 Mac mini and I was planning on upgrading the hard drive to an ssd, my plan is to use a hard drive caddy: (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Proster-Compatible-Adapter-MacBook-SuperDrive/dp/B00EXPJADG/ref=mp_s_a_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=mac+mini+ssd+bracket&qid=1593497981&sr=8-5)...