Third party SSD in Xserve2,1 (early 2008)

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by johnny_b, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. johnny_b macrumors member

    Dec 14, 2003
    Is it possible to install a third party SSD in a SATA ADM and boot from it? I haven't bought the drive yet, so I can buy what ever brand/model that works.
  2. aarond12 macrumors 65816


    May 20, 2002
    Dallas, TX USA
    Since no one responded since yesterday, I would say that a name-brand SSD (such as Intel or Samsung) should work. Don't try to put a SATA-III drive into a SATA-I or SATA-II port, though. Apple hardware doesn't seem to like that.

    Just purchase your SSD from a dealer with a liberal return policy and you should be fine.

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