Should I be concerned about getting a Sandisk SSD?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by vmflapem, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. vmflapem, Jan 23, 2014
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2014

    vmflapem macrumors 6502

    Dec 27, 2013
    Just ordered a MBP retina w/ 256 SSD.
    I heard 256GB SSD comes in 2 flavors: Samsung and Sandisk, which has a lower write speed than Samsung.

    How likely is it that I'm going to end up getting a Sandisk SSD?
    And is the speed noticeably slower?

    //Edit: If I do get the Sandisk one, can I replace the SSD to Samsung later on and get the faster speed?
  2. simon48 macrumors 65816


    Sep 1, 2010
    It doesn't make much of a difference, I wouldn't worry about it.

    Right now there aren't any third-party replacements for the SSDs in the new rMBPs. OWC is supposedly working on some though.
  3. alphaod macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
    They're all extremely fast SSDs compared to just about everything else on the market. Just enjoy the computer. ;)
  4. fskywalker macrumors 65816


    Nov 6, 2009
    You can always buy the Samsung variant in the future and to the swap, or get a bigger SSD. (512 or 768 in 2012/early 2013 models, 512 or 1 TB in Haswell machines which uses the new PCIe architecture). Cost for new / remove SSD's are about $1 per GB in EBay.
  5. TheEnthusiast macrumors regular

    Aug 22, 2013

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