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

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My hard dirive broke ¿How should I fix it?

Hi everyone!!! So i have this mac book pro (2.5 GHz (Mid 2012) MBP Unibody 13") and it does not boot cuz his hard drive is broken, so i get a blinking question mark folder when i power it on. Recently i saw a few videos that show how to change the drive . Im looking foward to change my broken drive for a ssd drive and upgrade my 4 gb of ram into a 16 gb ram and also change my old hard drive cable for a new one. I have varios questions: ¿Once I install my new drive it will let me install the os from the recovery sistem?(because i do not have a copy of my old drive, i been booting my mac from an usb).¿What OS should i install?¿What drive and ram and cable do i buy, whats the best one?(Im thinking of a 250 gb ssd drive, i dont need more space).Thank YOU in advance :)))) . Peace!

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Soo my frist choice for ssd is this one :( Is it the right one?

and for the ram ill be getting this: (

Please feel free to comment other choices im open to sugestions


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First 16 GB of RAM is overkill. I'd go with 8 GB. Install the drive and cable using the guides. Use Disk Utilities on your flash drive and format it then install the system. Or do a net install by starting up and holding down the option key.

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Ok thank you, ¿what drive should i buy?¿the samsung one that i posted in my last coment is all right for my mac?


That Samsung drive is fine. Just have an internet connection and format the drive GUID and Mac OS X Extended before installing the system.


K thank you for ur help


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