Released June 2012, Model A1278. Intel processor with Turbo Boost, Up to 512 MB DDR5 Video RAM

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Samsung 850 EVO 2 TB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD

am i able to add a Samsung 850 EVO 2 TB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E2T0B/AM) to my mid 2012 macbook pro 13 in?

I also want to add 16GB ram.

This is not a Retina macbook pro.

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Yes! You can swap out your current hard drive for a SSD. Just follow this IFIXIT guide: MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012 Hard Drive Replacement.

As for memory you can do that as well. This system supports 16GB.

But before you go to crazy here do you really need 2TB of storage or even 16GB of RAM?

We do a lot of CADCAM stuff which is hard on both storage & memory. Currently our systems are mostly 1TB SSHD units and run mostly with 8GB (we do have a few 16GB systems). As the price of SSD's drop I'm sure we'll jump to them soon. As for memory unless someone is working on extra large drawings I think we'll stay at 8GB. I can see someone working on vids or picture editing needing more storage and RAM. Just food for thought.

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One last point here is be sure you have one of the newest cuts of Yosemite as it now has native TRIM services between t you'll need to enable it from the command line.


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