2010 Mac Mini Hard Drive Dilemma.

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by mwhities, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. mwhities macrumors 6502a

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    I was looking at getting a Samsung 830 256G SSD drive. I was browsing OWC and see there are two 256G SSD drive. An Internal and a Notebook. The Notebook drive is considerably more than the Internal. Unless I'm missing something, they look the same.

    Can anyone shed some light on this for me?
     
  2. motrek macrumors 68020

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    I don't know why everybody is so excited about getting this Samsung model from OWC. Save yourself $50 and get some other brand from Newegg.

    I think there is a drive height clearance issue with the Mini and you need to make sure the drive is shorter than 9.5mm (check me on this) but otherwise any 2.5" SSD will work.
     

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