Will macbook book pro 13" (2012) ever get powernap?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by shenfrey, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. shenfrey macrumors 68000

    May 23, 2010
    The reason i ask this is because i only use my mbp for college, nothing more and nothing less. It only comes out of my bag at college and stays in my bag at home.

    Powernap would GREATLY benefit me due to the automatic backup when in sleep mode, so is there any chance it will happen?

    Thanks guys.
  2. monkeybagel macrumors 65816

    Jul 24, 2011
    United States
    I don't think anyone has an official answer for this, however since it greatly depends on an SSD I would say no. If an HDD spun up while in transit in your bag it would almost certainly crash the drive.

    I have a 15" with an SSD and while the machine should theoretically support it I don't think Apple will push down a firmware that does.
  3. Mabyboi macrumors 6502


    Apr 23, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    No, only solid state drive devices. I could be wrong but I don't think even pro's with solid state drives (besides for retina) can get it at all...

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