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SSD performance/battery on MacBook?
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AltecXP
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Jun 26, 2010, 02:33 PM
 
What's the SSD performance over time like on OS X? I know they don't support TRIM yet, but do the drives still keep their good numbers after time?

Also does anyone have a link to a MacBook with SSD vs one with a 7200RPM HDD battery comparison?


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RoamingGnome
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Jun 26, 2010, 03:57 PM
 
I have a 60GB OCZ Vertex in my Macbook Pro. At the moment I also have a 500GB 5400RPM Seagate Momentus drive but previously I had a 320GB 7200RPM Hitachi Drive.

The SSD draws more power than you might expect.
     
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Jun 27, 2010, 01:07 AM
 
Aside forma lack of TRIM, I'm not aware of any issues with SSDs that is specific to the Mac.
     
   
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