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

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Upgrade SSD on the principal drive space

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I'm planning to upgrade my 500 GB HDD to a 256 GB SSD.

I want to know if I can place the SSD on the main drive area (aside of the battery) and NOT on the optical drive area.

I want to move the 500 GB HDD to the optical drive space and place the 256 GB SSD where the HDD was placed before.

Don't know if I explained myself. Thanks.

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Of course you can do that.I have a unibody MacBook Pro (mid 2012) I changed its slow 5400 rpm HDD to a Samsung EVO 850 series 256GB SSD.

It works like a charm!

Just check if the new drive is a 2.5" one and preferably a 6Gb/s for optimal performance.

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Thanks, I did that! Much appreciated!

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That's the way to do it. Just don't get a real cheap SSD, you get what you pay for.

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