Unibody Laptop Dual Drive

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Unibody Laptop Dual Drive

$24.95

$24.95

Product Details

Features

Features

Replace a laptop optical drive with a 9.5 mm SATA drive

  • CDs are fast becoming obsolete, yet data space never goes out of style.
  • Adds a lot more space to your laptop.
  • Add an SSD for your OS and most commonly used Apps to drastically increase your speed, while still keeping your old HDD for capacity.
  • Kit includes a USB to SATA adapter cable that will let you keep using your optical drive after it's been removed.
  • Does not include hard drive.
  • Hard drive limit of 750GB

Kit Contents:

  • SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure - not for ATA drives or hard drives thicker than 9.5 mm
  • Plastic Spudger
  • SATA USB Cable - continue using your optical drive after it's removed
  • iFixit Tool Pouch
  • 4 mm Precision Screwdriver Handle - includes the following bits:
    • Phillips #00
    • Torx T6
    • Torx T8
    • Pentalobe P6
    • Tri-wing Y1
    • Magnetic Pickup Bit
 

Install Video

 

Compatibility

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
2.7 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.8 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009
2.26 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.53 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010
2.4 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012
2.5 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.9 GHz (Mid 2012)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009
2.53 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011
2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009
2.4 GHz (Late 2008)
2.53 GHz (Late 2008)
2.66 GHz (Early 2009)
2.8 GHz (Late 2008)
2.93 GHz (Early 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2011
2.2 GHz (Late 2011)
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.5 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009
2.66 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2009)
3.06 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2010
2.4 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.53 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2010)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2012
2.3 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.6 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.7 GHz (Mid 2012)
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody
2.53 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Early 2009)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.93 GHz (Early 2009)
3.06 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody Early 2011
2.2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody Late 2011
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.5 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Unibody Model A1278
2 GHz (A1278)
2.4 GHz (A1278)
MacBook Unibody Model A1342
2.26 GHz (A1342)
2.4 GHz (A1342)

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My Problem

Started running out of space. Plus, I wanted a performance boost delivered by an SSD. Got myself a 1TB Samsung 850 Pro. Moved my 750GB 5200RPM HDD to the drive bay.

My Fix

Swapping components is very easy. The only "difficulty" was putting the enclosure with its HDD back in place, as the space for the two s . . .

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My Problem

Needed a new battery and it's been a while i knew you could get rid of your optical drive and replace it with a Hard Drive. So i decided to pump my macbook pro up.

My Fix

The hardware installation went smoothly...the one thing the guide doesn't tell you is how to format the new Hard drive.

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My Problem

I need a second hard drive more than a DVD drive in hand for purposes of more storage and backup.

My Fix

The repair was intricate and I was nervous at first of the wires that needs to be pulled, but at the end it was successful. I now run the original 750GB drive that came with the machine, along with a 500 . . .

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My Problem

I upgraded my Mac HDD to an SSD but was missing the storage capacity I wanted.

My Fix

Simple! Easy to do while tired and with some rum in the tank. Pull out the screws, rip out the CD and plonk in the HDD Mount. Definitely not rocket surgery.

My Advice

I would have preferred if the HDD was accessible from the top; th . . .

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My Problem

I want more storage in my Mac. So i decided to swap the optical drive with SSD.

My Fix

The entire process is a really exhausting for the first timers. Certain things like unplugging wires should be done very much care. Ifixit explained it all in detail. There are many small parts that probably can chip awa . . .

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