Apple don't support TRIM on third-party ssd's

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Seys, Jan 4, 2015.

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  1. Seys macrumors newbie

    Nov 22, 2014
    Hi guys as the title say, does that mean i can't use a ssd ?
    I've read online that some people can't boot their macbook, because the OS X Yosemite can detect what ssd/hdd is from apple.
  2. Menel macrumors 603


    Aug 4, 2011
    You can use an SSD. They are not blocked, just the trim function for garbage collection is.

    I run without it, and have for nearly a year.

    There might be a hack to enable on Yosemite now, there wasnt for awhile.

    Some even speculate trim isnt all thaaat necessary with the internal garbage collection many SSD do themselves.
  3. maflynn Moderator


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    May 3, 2009
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