MacBook Pro Mid 2012 dual SSD - HHD drive
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Unibody Laptop Dual Drive - Upgrade KitThe specs of the caddy state that it only supports 750Gb drives What does this spec relates to? Drive size? Drive...
crwdns2890332:0Optical drive replaced by SSD: maximum capacity of the SSD?crwdne2890332:0Hi! I have been using my Macbook Pro Mid 2012 i7 with 16Gb RAM and Dual SSD 512 (Main bay) and the original 750HDD (Optical Bay) for over a year. My only issue is with the RAM sticks which may be a problem with the hardware for that specific model You will need to be careful when taking the drives out, and installing the new ones since the ribbon cables may burn/scratch against the tooled aluminum I hope this works
crwdns2890332:0Unibody Laptop Dual Drive - Upgrade Kitcrwdne2890332:0OK, so I still have the issue at hand and some posts at Macrumours state that there Is an issue with the transfer rates of the Optibay. The Seagate/Samsung Spindrive M9T has a SATA III/6Gb specs that work perfectly when the drive is inside its case (outside) and connected to the MBP using an USB 3 cable (read/write); but when I take the drive into the iFixit caddy and reinstall it, the OS can read but cannot write, and of course, with that later issue, a re-format is impossible because it cannot erase and the process leaves a drive that Disk Utility can see but the Finder cannot. Already tried to boot from a USB, in order to avoid the mapping and mounting issues to no avail. The OS simply cannot write when the drive is in the optibay
crwdns2890332:0What is this wire running to the memory modules?crwdne2890332:0The circle looks like a solenoid and the others are certainly capacitors. Most of the times, the solenoid charges the capacitors. What the capacitors do specifically? I honestly don't know
crwdns2890332:0Maximum RAM with SSD upgrade?crwdne2890332:0Actually as it was said before, both are unrelated. You can top the RAM to 16Gb (I own an MBP13 Mid 2012) and it will take most of the things you throw at it effortlessly.