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Replace SSD with models from 2015.


Can I replace original M.2 SSD with something like SSD 960 EVO NVMe M.2 1TB ?

Will it work at all? And can it support the speed of storage?

original is 500 MB/s write and reed, and on link is 1900 write and 3200 read MB/s.


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Sadly, no.

Apple uses a different physical interface from the M.2 SSD products you can buy from Samsung. While many of the SSD's Apple uses are made by Samsung they are OEM.

There is a 3rd party that does make a compatible SSD OWC - SSD Upgrades for MacBook Pro with Retina Display 13" & 15" Late 2013, 2014, & 2015. Or, you'll need to find a used unit on eBay which can be a bit of a gamble.

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Yes you can with this adapter: http://eshop.sintech.cn/ngff-m2-pcie-ssd...

but only Linux or Windows installer will detect the drive. MacOS doesn't support NVMe for OS booting at the moment.. maybe in future.

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So apparently the MacOS High Sierra will support nvme ssd out of the box. :)



Good find!

mmm... I'll need to check it out once I get the needed parts. Remember High Sierra is in Beta so we'll need to wait till the full release to be sure they don't close the door on us ;-}


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