MacBook 13" Unibody (Model A1278) Optical Drives
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Parts that work with MacBook 13" Unibody (Model A1278):
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD.
SATA Optical Drive USB Cable
Connect an optical drive to your computer via USB with this part.
Apple's introduction of the MacBook Unibody 13" introduced a new case milled from a single brick of aluminum. Also new to this version is a switch to SATA optical drives and the controversial loss of a Firewire port.
The MacBook Unibody 13" can be upgraded to 8GB of RAM using two PC3-8500 4 GB RAM chips. The hard drive can also be upgraded to a hefty, yet agile 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA hard drive.
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