I've got a 2010(?)13" MBP and would like to increase the storage and memory. Memory: I've currently got 4gb RAM(2x2GB). I was planning to upgrade to 8GB(2x4GB) but was on the OWC site last night and saw that they have a 16GB(2x8GB) option for my model. Any opinions or advice on this? I think that OWC is a pretty good, trusted site and am now considering that option. It's not cheap but if it'll make a big difference I feel it could be worth it. Storage: I've currently got a 750GB HDD installed but it's full. Main reason it's so full is that I keep all my pics on there. I am considering a few options: 1. As I rarely use the optical drive, remove it and install another HDD in it's place. I've got the 250GB drive that was originally in my MBP or I could get a bigger one, either way I would have a dedicated onboard drive for my iPhoto library. My concerns with this option are added power consumption/shorter battery life that could come with powering two HDDs instead of just one. If I add the second HDD will it get backed up automatically with time machine or will I have to back it up separately on it's own? Will the second drive(in place of the optical drive) always run and if so will it slow the computer down? It has also occurred to me that I could possibly put an SSD in as the main drive and use the 750GB in place of the optical as extra storage which should increase the computers performance 2. Upgrade the existing 750GB HDD to an even bigger one, I have seen 1TB and even 2TB HDD. This would probably be the easiest to just clone the existing drive to a bigger one and carry on as is keeping the optical drive in place. 3. Move my iPhoto library off of the computer. I suppose I don't really need all my pics, especially those from long ago on the computer at all times but it makes looking for pics more time consuming and I find that searching through an external drive via USB slower than searching through the internal drive. I'm going to look into the options some more but am not sure what's the best route to go here. I like the idea of just upgrading to a bigger drive for the simplicity of it right now. Having said that I thought the 750GB would be more than I'd ever need yet here I am with it full. Lots of photos combined with a dslr(bigger file sizes as well as .raw copies) have really taken up the storage space. Thanks for reading and any advice or opinions would be greatly appreciated.