Can SSD inside rMBP be taken out and used as an external drive?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by hajime, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. hajime macrumors 601

    Jul 23, 2007
    Hello, can the SSD inside the rMBP 15" 2012 be taken out and connected to another Mac externally?
  2. Dilster3k macrumors 6502a


    Jul 20, 2014
    Frankfurt, Germany
    Why would you do this? And yes, yes you can.

    Connect to another Mac though Thunderbolt or a Thunderbolt to Firewire adapter and hold on the option key while booting.
  3. Idarzoid macrumors 6502

    Mar 15, 2013
    Yes, OWC sells the enclosure for the SSDs used in MBA/rMBP, look up OWC Envoy.
  4. hajime thread starter macrumors 601

    Jul 23, 2007

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