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OWC

240GB Mercury Extreme® Pro 6G SSD
2.5" Serial-ATA 7mm Solid State Drive

High-Performance Storage for Notebook
and Desktop Computers.
When only the fastest and most reliable Solid State Drive on the market today will suffice for your data storage and backup, look no further than the OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD.
  • Get maximum mobile performance and battery life from your notebook.
  • Turn your Mac Pro or PC desktop into an Extreme performance single drive.
The Mercury SSD line features:
  • DuraWrite™ extends the endurance of your Solid State Drive (SSD).
  • Intelligent Block Management & Wear Leveling automatically distributes data evenly across the entire SSD.
  • Intelligent Read Disturb Management spreads the active read/write across the flash components eliminating data corruption caused by constant use.
  • Intelligent "Recycling" for advanced free space management gradually re-writes data across the SSD over time to ensure data never gets corrupted.
  • RAISE™ (Redundant Array of Independent Silicon Elements) protects the data on your drive similar to having a RAID setup.
  • Best-in-Class ECC Protection for longest data retention and drive life.
No Risk, No Hassle 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.
For more information on OWC return policies, click here.

This internal 2.5" SATA SSD delivers the highest transfer speed, endurance, and performance available today.

With sustained reads up to 559MB/s and writes up to 527MB/s, up to 100x greater data protection than enterprise class Hard Disk Drives, and RAISE technology for RAID like data protection and reliability, the OWC Mercury Extreme SSD line delivers unbeatable performance. It's also backed by a 5 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty.
High Performance Internal Storage
Replace your conventional hard drive with a reliable solid state drive. Unlike traditional hard disk drives, OWC solid state drives have no moving parts, resulting in a quiet, cool, highly rugged storage solution that also offers faster system responsiveness.
High Reliability & Protection
OWC SSDs allocate some of the drive capacity for RAISE, to provide real time data redundancy, ECC Error Correction, and reserve cell space.
Includes 7 mm to 9.5 mm Adapter / Spacer
Attach this adapter to the top of any 7mm, 2.5-inch drive for installations that require a 9.5mm drive height for proper use, whether you need a 9.5mm drive height for a dock, camera, server, device, PC, or external drive. This adapter is not needed for 2.5-inch drive installations that use the standard side or bottom mounting positions to secure the drive in place, and is not needed for any installation of a 7mm drive in Apple Macintosh computers.

Example: A 240GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD is actually a 256GB drive with 7% of the drive's capacity allocated for data management. This management maintains the drive's high-performance and high reliability levels. Unlike many SSDs on the market today, the Mercury Pro family uses advanced DuraWrite™ wear-leveling and block management technologies to keep Read/Write performance at peak, while others see performance fall.

Includes

  • 240GB Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD
  • 7 mm – 9.5 mm Adapter
Special note for specific 2009 iMacs, 2008-2010 MacBooks, 2008-2009 MacBook Pros & 2009 Mac mini.
We highly recommend the use of a SATA 2.0 (3Gb/s) SSD such as the OWC Mercury Electra 3G for the following Macs:
iMacs w/ Model ID:
How to find the model ID
  • iMac9,1
  • iMac10,1
  • iMac11,1
MacBooks w/ Model ID:
How to find the model ID
  • MacBook5,1
  • MacBook5,2
  • MacBook6,1
  • MacBook7,1
MacBook Pros w/ Model ID:
How to find the model ID
  • MacBookPro5,1
  • MacBookPro5,2
  • MacBookPro5,3
  • MacBookPro5,4
  • MacBookPro5,5
Mac minis w/ Model ID:
How to find the model ID
  • Mac mini3,1
While a 6G SSD does function, it will only do so at SATA Revision 1.0 (1.5Gb/s, 150MB/s) speeds rather that the SATA Revision 2.0 (3.0Gb/s 300MB/s) speed the computer can deliver.
The Mercury Electra 3G SSD is the OWC recommended upgrade option for the Macs listed in the special note above.

Blackmagic Certified for use with the following Blackmagic products:

Blackmagic HyperDeck Studio
Blackmagic HyperDeck Shuttle
Blackmagic MultiDock
Blackmagic Production
Camera 4K
Blackmagic
Cinema Camera



This OWC SSD Model is compatible with nearly any Mac or PC model with a Serial ATA connection (SATA, SATA 2.0, or SATA 3.0) including: Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro9,1
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz, 2.7GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookPro9,2
2.5GHz, 2.9GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,3
2.4GHz, 2.5GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.2GHz, 2.4GHz, 2.5GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch 2011)
(October, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,1
2.4GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,3
2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,2
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz, 2.3GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch Early 2011)
(February, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookPro8,1
2.3GHz, 2.7GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro6,1
2.53GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro6,2
2.4GHz, 2.53GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro7,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2009)
(June, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,2
2.8GHz, 3.06GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2009)
(June, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,4
2.53GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2009)
(June, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,3
2.66GHz, 2.8GHz, 3.06GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2009)
(June, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,5
2.26GHz, 2.53GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,1
2.66GHz 2.93GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,1
2.66GHz 2.93GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2009)
(January, 2009)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,2
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Late 2008)
(October, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro4,1
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (15-inch Late 2008)
(October, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro5,1
2.4GHz, 2.53GHz, 2.66GHz 2.8GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2008)
(February, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro4,1
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2008)
(February, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro4,1
2.4GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid/Late 2007)
(June, 2007)
Model ID: MacBookPro3,1
2.4GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid/Late 2007)
(June, 2007)
Model ID: MacBookPro3,1
2.2GHz, 2.4GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo)
(October, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro2,1
2.33GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch Core 2 Duo)
(October, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro2,2
2.16GHz, 2.33GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch Glossy)
(May, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro1,1
2.0GHz, 2.16GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch)
(April, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro1,2
2.16GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (15-inch)
(January, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro1,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz, 2.16GHz
MacBook White Unibody
MacBook (Mid 2010)
(May, 2010)
Model ID: MacBook7,1
2.4GHz
MacBook White Unibody
MacBook (Late 2009)
(October, 2009)
Model ID: MacBook6,1
2.26Ghz
MacBook
MacBook (Mid 2009)
(May, 2009)
Model ID: MacBook5,2
2.13GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Early 2009)
(January, 2009)
Model ID: MacBook5,2
2.0GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Late 2008)
(October, 2008)
Model ID: MacBook4,1
2.1GHz
MacBook Unibody
MacBook (Late 2008)
(October, 2008)
Model ID: MacBook5,1
2.0GHz, 2.4GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Early 2008)
(February, 2008)
Model ID: MacBook4,1
2.1GHz, 2.4GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Late 2007)
(November, 2007)
Model ID: MacBook3,1
2.0GHz, 2.2GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Mid 2007)
(May, 2007)
Model ID: MacBook2,1
2.0GHz, 2.16GHz
MacBook
MacBook (Late 2006)
(November, 2006)
Model ID: MacBook2,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz
MacBook
MacBook
(May, 2006)
Model ID: MacBook1,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,1 & Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2012 Server)
(October, 2012)
Model ID: Macmini6,2
2.3GHz, 2.6GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,1 & Macmini5,2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.7GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2011 Server)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5,3
2.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010 Server)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: Macmini3,1
2.0GHz, 2.26GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2009 Server)
(October, 2009)
Model ID: Macmini3,1
2.53GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2009)
(October, 2009)
Model ID: Macmini3,1
2.26GHz, 2.53GHz, 2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2007)
(August, 2007)
Model ID: Macmini2,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz

Release Candidate (RC) firmware set

There are two kinds of firmware for SSDs Mass Production (MP) and Release Candidate (RC). Prior to an MP firmware release, there are beta firmware releases and an RC firmware release. Often, the RC is the same as the MP release, however there can be small changes and bug fixes made between the two. OWC has evaluated the RC for the 6Gb/s SandForce 2281 Processor and found it to be stable with no issues reported during our testing. However, as with any evolutionary product, issues may surface as different usages and configurations are employed and it is important to understand that there will be further updates and revisions.

Since no firmware update is currently offered for the OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G SSD, no update page exists. To see the typical steps involved with a self performed field firmware update, please visit our 3Gb/s product update page at: http://eshop.macsales.com/Customized_Pages/Framework.cfm?page=sf_firmware.html

It is important to note that the current firmware update tool requires the use of Windows XP/Vista/7. OWC is currently working on a Mac OS based update tool, but we do not have an exact availability date.

240GB Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD Specifications:

Specifications

Controller
SandForce 228x Series Processor with 7% Over Provisioning
NAND
Tier 1 Major Multi-Level Cell (MLC) High-Performance Sync-NAND Flash
Form Factor
Standard 7mm 2.5"
Interface
SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s & 1.5Gb/s supported, SATA 3.0 Compliant
Capacity1
240GB useable capacity
Total Flash Memory Components – 256GB
16GB allocated to real-time data redundancy & error correction
Formatted Capacity2
223GiB
RAID Support
Qualified for single drive and multiple drive production workstation RAID 0/1/10/0+1 and SPAN usage.
SMART Attributes
Standard5
Native Command Queuing
up to 32 commands
Manufacturer Model Number
OWCSSD7P6G240
RoHS Compliant
Yes
Format

Physical

Height (max)
7mm (0.276″)
OWC 7mm – 9.5mm Adapter
1 included (buy additional)
Width (max)
70.06mm (2.758″)
Length (max)
100.12mm (3.941″)
Weight
77 grams +/- 2 grams
0.170 lbs +/- 2.71 oz

Reliability3

Data Reliability
ECC Recovery: Up to 55 bytes correctable per 512-byte sector
Security
Chip Based Data Encryption: 128-bit AES-compliant
TRIM Support
OS Dependent
Nonrecoverable Read Errors
Less than 1 sector per 1016 bits read
Warranty
5 Year OWC SSD Limited Warranty
(Standard return policy applies.)

Performance

Sustained
Reads 6Gb/s (up to)
559MB/s
Sustained
Writes 6Gb/s (up to)
527MB/s
Sustained
Reads 3Gb/s (up to)
284MB/s
Sustained
Writes 3Gb/s (up to)
266MB/s
Read Incompressible
Data Rate (up to)
479MB/s
Write Incompressible
Data Rate (up to)
282MB/s
Random 4K Read4
Up to 60,000 IOPS
Random 4K Write4
Up to 60,000 IOPS
Read Latency
less than 0.1ms
Write Latency
less than 0.1ms

Power

Active
Read: 3000mW (3.0W) Maximum draw
Write: 4500mW (4.5W) Maximum draw
Idle
Less than 1000mW (1.0W)

Environmental (Operating)

Temperature (°F)
32°F to 158°F
Temperature (°C)
0°C to 70°C

Environmental (Non-Operating)

Temperature (°F)
-40°F to 185°F
Temperature (°C)
-40°C to 85°C

Acoustics

Idle (Typical)
0.0 bels
Seek (Typical)
0.0 bels
  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences. 
  2. In terms of standard gigabytes, 1GiB ≈ 1.074GB and refers to the actual formatted capacity of shown under Mac OS 10.5 or earlier and Microsoft Windows OS.
  3. Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability.
  4. Specifications provided by SandForce.
  5. Temperature reporting is currently an unsupported feature because due to the operating characteristics of SSDs, it is highly unlikely one would ever exceed an OWC Mercury SSD's stated operating temperature ceiling of 158F/70C. However, we are looking into supporting this feature in the future via a firmware update. Firmware updates can be found here: http://eshop.macsales.com/tech_center/OWC/SSD.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n SSD7P6G240

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Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.9 / 5 104 out of 110 (95%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: JackSparrow
Rating: 5/5 Exactly what I needed! September 12, 2018 SSD arrived on time and was easy to configured and installed.

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Reviewer: ader0101 Location: Southern California Age: Over 65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 New lease on life.... August 28, 2018 This disk extended the life of my computer immensely, it was so fast, I can keep my Macbook Pro for a lot more years. A great upgrade!

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Reviewer: TedL54
Rating: 5/5 easy install - Works great July 25, 2018 I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from 240GB Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 2.5-inch 7mm SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid-State Drive. Customer Videos:
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Reviewer: HansR Location: Sebastopol, CA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 client is very pleased with this SSD July 4, 2018 This was added to one of my client's slightly older MacBook Pro. She was about ready to replace the whole laptop, because it was getting so slow. I convinced her to try an SSD upgrade, and she loves it! I like the fact that the TRIM function is handled by the drive itself -- there's no need to tweak settings in Mac OSX to enable TRIM, which is sometimes the case with other non-Apple SSDs.

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Reviewer: MarkieMark Location: Orange, CA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great Value! June 3, 2018 Very fast drive that was fully compatible with my friends Mac Mini that I upgraded.

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Reviewer: waynekhin Location: Singapore
Rating: 5/5 Mac Pro 2013 starts pretty fast April 23, 2018 With this drives, the startup time of the Mac Pro (2013) is pretty fast. I am extremely happy with the old machine now.

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Reviewer: SpiderSavvy Location: Newburgh, IN Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Night and Day Difference March 29, 2018 My aging MacMini Server was essentially unusable due to how slow it had become. After following the simple video tutorial and replacing the old 500 GB HD with the new SSD HD, it was like I had a brand new computer. No joke. Very happy to breath new life into an older, but still very functional, machine.

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Reviewer: WhyOne Location: Hollywood, CA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 When you need the best... March 26, 2018 These drives are dependable and fast. All you need to know.

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Reviewer: JGSouthwest Location: Texas Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent March 5, 2018 I was so pleased with the first drive I bought another one. Works well. Perfect for my use in video projects. Easy to install in Thunder Bay with the adapter bracket.

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Reviewer: IAVI Location: Indio, CA Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Gamer Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Great results! December 15, 2017 To say the least, this hard drive is the best update to happen to my macbook pro! I love the speed and the response from my laptop. Thank you!

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Reviewer: nuyorikan Location: Southern California Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 MBP 9,2 revived November 26, 2017 For the last few months my MacBook Pro 9,2 has been very slow at awaking from sleep and during a reboot, especially since a reboot first involves unlocking the drive. Since the upgrade that is no longer the case. I am so happy I performed this upgrade and would recommend it to anyone still with older generation hard disk.

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Reviewer: DogBone Location: FL Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent across the board. October 4, 2017 This is the finest SSD I have purchased. My machine is as fast as it's ever been.

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Reviewer: Dancer82646 Location: Indiana Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Easy install and FAST boot up! June 30, 2017 This drive went in just like the video showed it would. It performs as promised; boot time is now less than 30 seconds instead of 2-3 minutes. Love it!

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Reviewer: JoelC Location: Florida Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Like a new Mac May 25, 2017 I was ready to trash my 2010 MacBook Pro. This drive upgrade, plus the 16GB memory chips from OWC have made it perform like a new machine...thanks

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Reviewer: HashtagSatisfied Location: Los Angeles, CA Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Fast Drive, Fast Shipping. May 17, 2017 This drive works perfectly. It's fast, its easy to install and made a world of difference for my 2012 MacBook Pro. Shipping was fast as well. I think it only took two days.

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Reviewer: kevintcom Location: Salt Lake City, UT Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Blazing fast April 6, 2017 I finally decided to upgrade to an SSD for my MacBook Pro. I can't believe the difference. Startup takes less than 30 seconds, compared to over 90 seconds with an SSHD that I had before. Everything just runs so much quicker. After OWC's tech support helped me realize that my old drive enclosure wasn't working correctly and I installed this drive directly into my computer, the formatting and installation of the OS were quick and easy. Migrating all of my data took a while, mostly because the two MacBooks I was using kept going to sleep and I had to wake them frequently. Overall, I am very glad that I made the leap to SSD. It's made my old machine feel brand new, and I figure I can now get a few more years's use from it before I have to upgrade again.

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Reviewer: thebuyerme
Rating: 5/5 Very fast and easy to install! April 3, 2017 Easy to install and very fast RAM memory! My MacBook Pro Mid 2010 15" has a new extra live. For sure I tell you that is 500% faster than before but with a new SSD internal disk. Install both parts! I fully recommend to you do a time machine before you install the new SSD disk.

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Reviewer: joevt Location: Langley, B.C. Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Excellent upgrade for old Mac Pro March 8, 2017 I used two of these in a "Sonnet Technologies Tempo SSD Pro Plus" and a "OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini" and a "AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro".

I like the 6 Gb/sec performance, since my Mac Pro 2008 only supports SATA II drives that are only 3 Gb/sec.

My only complaint is that the screw holes are tight.The screws that came with the "Dual mini" had blue stuff on them (Loctite?) which I had to burn and scrape off to make them usable. The screws that came with the "Sonnet card" were easier to use.

The side screw holes were especially tight. The "AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro" uses a side screw hole to secure drives. I was unable to fully insert the screws into the side screw holes.

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Reviewer: gordo23 Location: Bellevue Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Need for Speed February 26, 2017 Need for Speed and i got it,`can't believe how fast my MacBook pro has got since i installed this solid state drive its faster now then it was when new. Cant think of any cons on this one its all good.

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Reviewer: MikeGetsLeads Location: Durban, South Africa Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Upgraded Mid 2010 MacBook Pro HDD to SSD February 23, 2017 I opted to upgrade my mid 2010 MacBook Pro HDD to a 240GB SSD and I am delighted I did. My MacBook is now as fast as it was the day I purchased it. The MacSales website was fantastic in that they provided the compatibility info and installation instructions that gave me the confidence to place an order. The online shopping experience was seamless and I received my package 9 days later, which was excellent as it had to go through a rigorous customs process.

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Reviewer: Sandroweb Location: Swiss Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 eccellente February 22, 2017 Ho sostituito il disco originare in un MAC del 2012 con questo. Ora sembra un computer nuovo !

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Reviewer: Cirene Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Whisper quiet and ultra-fast. February 22, 2017 After installation in a Mac mini mid-2010, the computer is noticeably faster: boot-up, apps, general feel. And whisper quiet, too.

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Reviewer: RigelKentaurus Location: MEL Aus Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 MBP 17" Upgrade December 27, 2016 My MacBook Pro 17 was purchased as one of last off the line some years ago and I just can't see myself getting rid of as yet. So I decided to upgrade the HDD to a SSD. The MacSales website makes the task of upgrading so simple. As long as one has the build details of the machine in question, the compatible choices are presented for selection. In my case I selected the OWC 1Tb Mercury Extreme. Two days later it arrived here in Melbourne. Thirty minutes for the install and two hours or so to restore from Timemachine. The latter made possible by a through back before hand of course. The end result can only be described as unbelievable. I never realised how much the Hitachi HDD was holding everything up. Would highly recommend this procedure and product to any one with a machine like mine. Ram upgrade is also a must.

Thank you MacSales.

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Reviewer: SMcCandlish Location: Oakland, CA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Snappy, and reliable so far December 26, 2016 Works exactly as expected in every respect (and I have it mounted on a bus card rather than in a drive bay).

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Reviewer: FiremanRx Location: Fulton, NY Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Best Choice December 24, 2016 After my iMac crashed I converted a 2012 MacBook Pro into my "primary " home computer. I added a 1T SSD from MacSales. What a fantastic choice! Super easy to install, it took a mere 11 minutes. The addition of my ram and the SSD drive doubles the speed of my old desktop. I should have done this long ago. The videos I watched for installation were excellent!

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