Brand new 13" Macbook Pro - Any bigger bang-for-buck upgrades than Momentus XT?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Ahheck01, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. Ahheck01 macrumors 6502

    Aug 7, 2006
    The title says it all - getting a 2.4Ghz 13" MBP, 4GB Ram (rarely if ever need more), and thinking of a little boost somewhere over the 500GB 5400RPM drive. $300 for a 128GB SSD is pretty high, especially considering I'll probably max that out far too quickly. Is there any bigger bang for the buck performance upgrade over the Momentus XT?

  2. vant macrumors 65816

    Jul 1, 2009
  3. MacsOnAnabolics macrumors regular


    Jul 31, 2009
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA
    If you are concerned you will fill the 128GB SSD, you might want to consider ditching the optical drive and installing both the original HDD and the new SSD into your mac. Run boot and apps on the SSD and use the HDD for storage. Then when the price of the SSDs drops just upgrade it.

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