SSD drive not recognizedI bought a Sandisk Extreme II 500GB SSD with an the Mac Mini dual drive kit. The installation went well and the SSD drive was...
Answer to: SSD drive not recognizedTurns out it's a bad SATA cable. When OS X recognizes the SSD, I could measure speed of around 250 MB/s. That's not the performance level of the Sandisk Extreme at all. So I bought a $20 SATA 3 to USB3 enclosure, slot the SSD in, and instantly saw speed of around 450 MB/s. Now I'm booting off the USB enclosure. I can order a replacement SATA cable from iFixIt, but what can guarantee that it will work this time?