Solid State Drive is popular recently. If our laptops run slow to connect to the projector to have a presentation to our business partners, it make us crazy. So today, PerfectBuys.net is sharing a post to show how to upgrade our laptops to solid state drive and transfer your data to the SSD.
Let’s take the Macbook Pro for example and take a tutorial to upgrade the Solid State Drive.
Before we install the Solid State Drive, we have to disable the Macbook Pro Deep Sleep mode. To run the following command from apps:
sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 0
The second command is delete Memory image file from the systerm:
sudo rm /var/vm/sleepimage
Solid State Drive Top 3 in the world Market
First of all, let us know the top 3 solid State Drive in the market which runs perfect for the laptops. To have the top 3 SSD to lowdown the risk of losing any important data of yours.
Top Number one: Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB $218 (Check the link for description)
Top Number Two: Toshiba 256GB Solid State Drive THNS256GG8BBAA $188.59 (Check the link for description)
Top Number Three: Samsung 2.5 256GB MLC SSD $227 (Check the link for description)
To upgrade the Solid State Drive with the Macbook Pro, we have to remove the Pro’s CD Rom, and get a bracket to hold the Solid State Drive. For sure, we still have to buy a Solid State Drive.
Take out the back cover of the MacBook Pro by a screw driver (We suggest to buy a Screwdriver set). From the back of the MacBook Pro, we can see the CD Rom position.
Remove the CD Rom be carefull. Note: we should take out the cable of the CD Rom and hard drive. And take out the screw locked the CD Rom. In the meantime, we have to take out the speaker as well. So we can remove the CD ROM easier.
The next step is installing the Solid State Drive to the bracket and install it to the CD Rom position. Do not forget to plug in the cable to the Solid State Drive.
To upgrade the MacBook Pro with a Solid State Drive is with some easy steps. The next is transferring the data from the used hard drive. (Thanks for optikalefxx video share)
There are some methods to transfer your used data base to the Solid State Drive. For example, use the time machine software or disk restore tool etc. But it would easier to come out error to use these tools. However, we found a perfect method to get rid of the problem at last. That is use the Carbon Copy Cloner to transfer the data. With this tool, you can copy the system files and the apps always run to the SSD. And keep the apps that you do not need to open regularly in the used hard drive.