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Title:

Are Torx Security bits compatible with non-security bits?

Text:

I am looking to upgrade my wife's old Macbook Pro with an SSD, following this guide: [guide|4305]

It says we need a T6 Torx screwdriver. I thought it was weird that the driver kits being sold by iFixIt wouldn't include anything higher than T5 for non-security Torx bits, but then I saw the following on this page: [product|IF145-225]

"Security drilling on this driver makes sure that you won't be stopped by anything, even though this driver still works great in non-security T6 screws as well."

So, can anyone confirm if Torx Security bits are compatible with Torx non-security bits, and does this hold true for all Torx bit sizes?

Device:

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

307338

Edit by: Help Computer ,

Title:

Are Torx Security bits compatible with non-security bits?

Text:

I am looking to upgrade my wife's old Macbook Pro with an SSD, following this guide: [guide|4305]

It says we need a T6 Torx screwdriver. I thought it was weird that the driver kits being sold by iFixIt wouldn't include anything higher than T5 for non-security Torx bits, but then I saw the following on this page: [product|IF145-225]

"Security drilling on this driver makes sure that you won't be stopped by anything, even though this driver still works great in non-security T6 screws as well."

So, can anyone confirm if Torx Security bits are compatible with Torx non-security bits, and does this hold true for all Torx bit sizes?

Device:

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

307331

Edit by: Help Computer ,

Title:

Are Torx Security bits compatible with non-security bits?

Text:

I am looking to upgrade my wife's old Macbook Pro with an SSD, following this guide: [guide|4305]

It says we need a T6 Torx screwdriver. I thought it was weird that the driver kits being sold by iFixIt wouldn't include anything higher than T5 for non-security Torx bits, but then I saw the following on this page: [product|IF145-225]

"Security drilling on this driver makes sure that you won't be stopped by anything, even though this driver still works great in non-security T6 screws as well."

So, can anyone confirm if Torx Security bits are compatible with Torx non-security bits, and does this hold true for all Torx bit sizes?

Device:

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

307331

Original post by: Help Computer ,

Title:

Are Torx Security bits compatible with non-security bits?

Text:

I am looking to upgrade my wife's old Macbook Pro with an SSD, following this guide: [guide|4305]

It says we need a T6 Torx screwdriver. I thought it was weird that the driver kits being sold by iFixIt wouldn't include anything higher than T5 for non-security Torx bits, but then I saw the following on this page: [product|IF145-225]

"Security drilling on this driver makes sure that you won't be stopped by anything, even though this driver still works great in non-security T6 screws as well."

So, can anyone confirm if Torx Security bits are compatible with Torx non-security bits, and does this hold true for all Torx bit sizes?

Device:

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010

Status:

open