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Ultimate Geek

# 165948 25-Feb-2015 16:13
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Hi there, I'd like to upgrade my Macbook pro with a bigger new hard drive changing over to an SSD. I've had a look at PB tech website as they are local to me. There are so many on there I don't know what to look for specs wise.

I'd like a 500gb drive, any suggestions which would be a good one to buy?


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  # 1246559 25-Feb-2015 17:09
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pretty sure you just need a 2.5in sata3 hard drive

pb tech only only 4 500gb sata 3 drives anyways

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  # 1246564 25-Feb-2015 17:22
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Crucial MX100 or M550 (MX200 is newer, but probably not available here yet).
Samsung 850 EVO - not a lot of feedback on these yet, but should be good as long as they don't have similar problems to the 840 EVO.
Samsung 840 Pro or 850 Pro - fast but expensive and you probably won't notice the difference.

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  # 1248590 28-Feb-2015 18:45
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Thanks for replies.

I just put a 512gb Crucial SSD in. Its running like a dream now :)

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