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2 SSDs in a new MBP = Sweet!
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amazing
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Dec 19, 2008, 12:28 AM
 
Yes, it can be done--by taking out the optical drive. Have a look:

http://www.hardmac.com/news/2008-12-18/#9320
     
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Dec 19, 2008, 01:22 AM
 
yep, known this for a while, looking forward to putting a 512 gb ssd in my early 'o8 2.5ghz. It will then be the perfect machine
Bow chicka bow-wow
     
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Dec 19, 2008, 04:31 AM
 
I remember when Apple started using SATA opticals instead of PATA the idea was immediately passed around. Nice to see somebody actually try it out.
     
amazing  (op)
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Dec 19, 2008, 01:24 PM
 
and here's their benchmarks:

http://www.hardmac.com/news/2008-12-19/#9323

imagine having the SSD as the startup drive, and having a 500 GB 2.5" HD for your storage needs!
     
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Dec 19, 2008, 06:30 PM
 
That would be pure awesomeness in my alumibook.. but I am guessing it wouldn't fit.

Someone will be selling these in a couple of months and you Pro guys are LUCKY.
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