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New life to the 2008 MBP with SSD

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MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Models A1226 and A1260

MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Models A1226 and A1260 Optical Drive Replacement

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My Problem

I replaced the optical drive with a SSD because the computer was getting a bit too slow and couldn't handle the software I'm using so good anymore.

My Fix

The repair went very well. I followed all the steps in the guide and had all the equipment which was needed.

My Advice

The SSD I'm now using, is a Samsung Evo 840. It works much better than the original HD and I use it as the start disc with Mavericks installed. But there is a problem with the sleep mode. When I close the machine it will not wake up again from sleep mode when I opens it/take up the display - have to restart the machine with cold start. Is this because the drive is connected to the machine with the cable for the old optical drive? Would this work if I swapped the two drives and placed the SSD in the original place for the HD?

9.5 mm PATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure Image
9.5 mm PATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

$39.95

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