My main question is: Did apple's upgrade hdd->ssd price drop, or was the difference so minimal?I have an SSD question, but off-topic, and didn't want to create a new one for that.
Apple charges +250$ to put an 128gb ssd to a MBP.
I always thought they charged more and it would be a lot cheaper to buy it and install it yourself. But I searched amazon, and a 120gb intel ssd costs 250$! Same as apple's price, but apple pre-installs it!
Which means apple's cut is just that they keep the "old" hard drive?
Am I right or am I looking at wrong SSDs? Here's the page http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias=aps&field-keywords=intel+ssd&x=0&y=0
Example: Intel 320 Series 120 GB SATA 3.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch Solid-State Drive Retail Box by Intel, 247$ new, 219$ used.
Well, so as I said+asked, if you install the ssd yourself you get a free HDD. Ok got it.Apple doesn't buy SSDs one at a time from Amazon, they're by paying anywhere near $250 for them. Add to that that the "Apple" SSD isn't super great to begin with, and that they already have the price of the HD built in to the base price...
Well, so as I said+asked, if you install the ssd yourself you get a free HDD. Ok got it.
I know english isn't my primary language but is it that hard to understand me? I said what you said 2 times already.Uh, did you realize that you can still keep your 250GB or 320GB Internal HDD and install SSD over it? Apple doesn't give you the HDD that was originally inside the computer. If you install SSD by yourself, you get to keep it.