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- QuestionIs this Samsung - 850 EVO 1TB model: MZ-75E1T0B/AM compatible in my macbook pro mid 2012 13"? (3 Answers)Answers
I think so because my MacBook Pro was built around the same time. Apparently there was a defective SATA cable in machines built around that time. I changed out the SATA cable and the hard drive and entered a whole new world of speed.
- QuestionInclude the adapter? (5 Answers)Answers
- QuestionIs this ssd working with desktop pc? (5 Answers)Answers
- QuestionCan this be installed into a desk top, and if so how difficult is it to transfer from my old SSD to the new one? (4 Answers)Answers
Installed mine in a desk top and let the geek squad install the operating system and transfer files. from my old ssd. Issues I had where 1 I was told they could just transfer between hard drives without the desk top which was wrong and I had to go back a second time with the desk top 2, They didn't assign a drive letter to my backup hard drive and again I had to go back.. 3. I wasn't told they can't transfer programs which I could have moved to the backup hard drive they only transfer files.
- QuestionWill this Samsung-850-evo-1tb-Internal-sata-Iii-SSD fit into my Toshiba R700-S1331 Laptop? Cheers, Laurence (2 Answers)Answers
It's a little bit complicated. Sorisso is correct, the Samsung EVO is compatable with your laptop, however I do not believe it will work out of the box. You will likely need an adapter from Toshiba. The SSD that came built into your Toshiba laptop is a 1.8inch drive with a miniature SATA connector. Toshiba used a cable that has a Standard size SATA connection on one end to connect to the R700 systemboard, and the mini 1.8 inch connector on the other end to connect the 1.8 inch SSD. This Samsung SSD is a standard 2.5 inch drive with a standard size SATA port. In order to connect it to your Toshiba laptop you will need a new cable from Toshiba that has standard size SATA connectors on both ends. (Basically the cable from a model of R700 laptop that shipped with a standard laptop HDD instead of the 1.8 inch SSD). See this Toshiba Support Forum page where people are discussing this cable issue - https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?62313-Portege-R700-155-SSD-Connector-question.
- QuestionWhat is the purpose of an Evo SSD? (5 Answers)Answers
An SSD is a blazing fast drive for your computer. Replacing your mechanical hard drive with a solid state drive will make your computer faster in almost every way - seriously you will be amazed at how an ssd can revitalize an old machine. Specifically, the difference between an SSD and a mechanical hard drive is akin to the difference between a MP3 file and a old record player. A mechanical drive works like a vinyl record. When you need to access something on the drive, it spins up like a record and there is a tiny needle that reeds the data on the drive. That means if you need to read several files on different parts of the disk, the needle has to move back and forth on the disk to read those files. That takes time. An SSD, on the other hand, stores files directly into flash memory. This means that there's no mechanical movement required to access files. Consequently, flash drives are much much faster than mechanical drives. If you get one of these SSDs you won't be sorry! Your computer will boot up in a matter of seconds and copying/transferring files is a breeze!
- QuestionWill this work with a mid-2012 Mac Mini as an upgrade from a HDD? (3 Answers)Answers
Yes probably, but it's very difficult to replace the HDD on a Mac mini. The parts are very tightly packed into the case, and you need some special tools to do it. You can check out this website to see how to do it https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Mac+Mini+Late+2012+Teardown/11262 (Make sure that's the correct model of your Mac mini). Hope that helps.
- QuestionWill the Samsung 850 EVO work in my Dell inspiring 660 Desk top. Will I need different cables (2 Answers)
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- QuestionI have an ASUS ROG G20 Gaming desktop and I want to install a 1TB Samsung 850 EVO. How difficult is it to do for this PC? I also have PC building experience. Thanks in advance. (2 Answers)Answers
After checking out the case it seems that changing the drive itself is pretty simple. The hard part is that you will have to reinstall the OS or you will need to clone the existing drive. Cloning software can make the process pretty simply but your case may be a problem because the lack of a place to add another drive, If you can find some unused SATA connectors to connect up a new drive in temporary fashion you should be fine. However you may consider reinstalling the OS anyway just to start clean and not have to partially disassemble that case.
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