Which SSD should I use to replace my HDD?
I've been reading up on adding an SSD in place of my optical drive to my late 2009 21.5" iMac, but there are a few things that remain unclear. I know there are issues with the HDD fan and only being able to use like-branded drives (my current HDD is WD), but is that only in the case of swapping the original drive, or does that also hold true when swapping out the optical drive for an SSD? I also read that the 27" iMac has an additional sata II and power connection that mine doesn't have. Will this cause any issues?
If I don't have to stick with a Western Digital SSD, is something like this a good choice? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.as...
I'd be willing to spend more if I would see substantial performance gains, but I didn't know if the fact that the iMac is sata II rather than sata III would be holding back performance more than the SSD itself. I know I will also need to purchase this kit: 12.7 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure
Is this a good question?