Factory-option 256Gb SSD maker / model?

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  1. Sesshi macrumors G3

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    I was wondering if they were putting any old drive in there or if there were specific ones they used.
     
  2. Robbbin macrumors newbie

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    Apple uses high-end Samsung SSD's for the Macbook Pro's, read and write speeds around 200 MB/s. It is equivalent to this part number MMDOE56G5MXP-0VB
     
  3. zer0tails macrumors 65816

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    I read somewhere on the forum that Apple's SSDs aren't very fast. Don't quote me on that though.

    However, I personally feel if you're going to be paying $500 for SSD it better be damn fast. In that case, get an Intel X-25 and pop it in yourself.
     
  4. alphaod macrumors Core

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    But the cost to that is less capacity
     
  5. Sneakz macrumors 65816

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    So, just go with the OCZ vertex instead of the X25-M. Not as fast as the X25-M but it's faster then the stock Samsung SSD and is offered in the same capacity. Cost less too, although only by a few dollars.
     
  6. Sesshi thread starter macrumors G3

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    Could someone confirm this? Is this across MB/15/17?
     
  7. Sneakz macrumors 65816

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    Not sure about the part number, but the Samsung as the manufacturer is correct.
     
  8. MBHockey macrumors 68040

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    Another vote for the Vertex. Outperforms the stock Samsung and is faster in every day consumer tasks than the Intel, even at nearly half the price per GB.

    See this thread for Vertex vs. Intel comparisons: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=681220
     
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  10. zer0tails macrumors 65816

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    i should have added to vertex in my earlier post as well. In fact, if I was buying I would consider the vertex due to it having more space and with the prices relatively similar in range.
     
  11. sschuldt macrumors newbie

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    Luck of the draw - could be a samsung, toshiba, or hitachi. I went with a Vertex and turned my factory drive into a firewire portable for time machine.
     
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