Advice/Experience Requested: Original MacBook Air SSD Swap

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by ntrigue, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. ntrigue macrumors 68040

    ntrigue

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    I am about to purchase a 60GB SSD from OWC that is specific for the A1237 MacBook Air 1,1.

    I am concerned that the PATA connection is going to be a huge bottleneck but really need to breathe new life into a parent's MacBook.

    Anyone have experience here?
     
  2. Satori macrumors 6502a

    Satori

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    There is no doubt that the PATA connection is a bottleneck. However, I put a RunCore 128 GB SSD into my Rev A MBA and really noticed the difference.

    I'm not sure that OWC do a compatible SSD. You'll need a 1.8" SSD with a PATA ZIF interface.
     

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