powernap feature on mbp

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by tbluhp, Jul 8, 2012.

  1. tbluhp macrumors 6502a

    Sep 6, 2006
    I have the macbook pro june 2012 model ID MacBookPro9,2 and using mac 10.8 dev preview 4 with facebook and I do not see any powernap feature?
  2. el3ktro macrumors regular


    Aug 17, 2008
    I have a MacBook Air, but for Power Nap to work I first had to install a firmware update which showed up in Software Update. Maybe there's one available for your model, too?
  3. Senseotech macrumors 6502a


    Nov 23, 2009
    Wilkesboro, NC
    Powernap is only going to work on machines that come standard with an SSD, aka newer model Macbook Airs, and the Retina MBP.
  4. tbluhp thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Sep 6, 2006
    Their is but upon trying to instal the software update I get a error saying that I must have 10.7 installed and I have 10.8 installed?
  5. Sylon macrumors 68020


    Feb 26, 2012
    Michigan/Ohio, USA
    Any chances of getting this feature if you install an SSD in your MBP? It's possible to upgrade your MBP's with an SSD drive, if you are willing to spend the money on one and go thru the process.
  6. negativzero macrumors 6502a

    Jul 19, 2011
    I'm pretty sure that even if Apple decides not to, someone will probably come out with a hack that will allow those with a third party SSD to use powernap.
  7. kissmo macrumors 6502a

    Jun 29, 2011
    Budapest, Hungary
    Couldn't agree more

    For sure! As they were able to make TRIM work with third party SSDs.
    I share the same view as you.

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