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Please confirm if this PCIe SSD would work with my 2015 system


I have a 2015 custom 15" MacBook Pro and was made aware of the 2TB Samsung 960 PCIE SSD.

Could someone please confirm if this SSD would work with my 2015 MacBook Pro. Which is a 15" i7 2.8 GHz Quad, 1 TB SSD already installed.

I'd like to replace it with a 2 TB SSD due to the fact I use it as a studio host machine and sample libraries perform like a gem on this SSD. But, I now have about 480 GB left on the drive and have intention of adding further libraries that won't take up much.

I came across something of interest, bear in mind I used to work for Apple as a hardware engineer until late last year. If you have a look in system report, notice that there is no PCIe reference, instead it's referred to as SATA/SATA-Express, though this is a PCIe controller. Apple are rather secretive about matters like this.

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I got response from eshop.sintech.cn who sell NGFF M.2 PCIe adapter:

We tested this system, macbook can't detect M.2 nVME SSD after I erased it as exFAT format. But WIN 10 on Macbook can detect M.2 nVME SSD.


So i think it's only software problem.. Samsung 960 PCIE SSD will work if you install Windows 10 or Linux but MacOS maybe in future.

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OS-X/MacOS only has the drivers for Apples custom SSD's


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



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