How tricky/possible will it be to replace SSD drive to 256 GB?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by macbook123, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. macbook123 macrumors 68000

    Feb 11, 2006
    I read news that Samsung is already coming out with 256 GB SSD drives. I'm imagining that Apple will start putting those into the Air mid next year, and wonder what are my chances of being able to replace the 128 GB SSD drive (this is assuming I purchase an Air in the next few weeks) myself when the new ones come out? I remember there have been some threads related to swapping drives on this forum in the past, but none dedicated to those new 256 GB SSD drives, as far as I can tell.
  2. thechidz macrumors 68000


    Jul 25, 2007
    New York City
    along the same lines, would it be possible to replace the 80 gb hdd with that?
  3. glitch44 macrumors 65816

    Feb 28, 2006
    if the 256GB version is 5mm thick you should be able to swap it in fairly easily. i don't think the 1.8" 256GB version is officially out yet.
  4. glitch44 macrumors 65816

    Feb 28, 2006
    your 80GB drive uses a PATA zif connector. all of the new SSD drives seem to be SATA connectors.

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