Ask A Brah Who Just Installed A SSD In His Laptop Anything (srs)(homos welcome, too)

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  1. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    ...Chances are I won't be able to answer any questions, but I'll tell you this: That fucker is FAST....Like at first, I thought I had messed something up it's so fast. Reboots are almost instant, applications I've tried so far load immediately.
     
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    I wanna DDT my laptop and get a new one.

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    What is DDT ?
     
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    The wrestling move in the gif , you heathen .
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    Since my husband isn't around, I had to type "SSD" into a Google search.

    My question: Fucking magnets....how do they work?
     
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    I haven't watched Wrasselin' since I was like 8yo.... Anyway, I hate to discard things that still work, but if you get a newer one, make sure it's capable of "6G" buss (?) speed if you want to make it fly.....
     
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    So yeah. I'm looking into a new Macbook Pro. I'm debating getting a SSD over a 7200 HD. Fastness is a good thing but the cost is the big factor. Base on the Macbook Pro is a 500GB HD. If I upgrade it to a 750GB 7200 regular HD it will cost me $100. If I upgrade it to 250BG SSD it will cost me $350. WTF!
     
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    I don't know....it's magic :spaz: But as I understand it, it's really just like a USB flash drive, except with a huge capacity and very fast. No moving parts to wear out.
     
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    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    If your comfortable doing it, get the cheapest, smallest hard drive Mac offers, then buy your own SSD and install it. I love my Macs, but they mark their prices up ridiculously on upgrades. Of course that would prolly void your warranty...
     
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    how much? how difficult to install?
     
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    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm
     
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    Yeah. Warranty is key with these fuckers. Their laptops always tend to have a problem. Over heating, logic boards and what not. It is out of the question. I know it is easy to install. I might buy a SSD and making it a portable drive to use when editing and shit. Thanks for the jeads up bro!
     
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    Very easy. Many pesos, cabron!
     
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    Gracias, Webon!
     
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    It was a little intimidating, because I've only worked on towers before, not laptops....so much tiny and delicate stuff crammed together in there. But I followed an online guide and everything went smoothly. :yay:

    The downside is, they ain't cheap, but they're dropping in price quickly, and I imagine in a few years, they'll be all people use. At this time, I think the best idea is to decide what the bare minimum size you need to run the OS and applications....double that, and store all your files and stuff on an external drive.

    For what it's worth, I did a lot of research, and the best bang for your buck, by far, seems to be Sandisk SSD's at this time... I would avoid obscure brands, and companies like Intel and WD are pricing their stuff WAY beyond reason.... Oh yeah, be sure to shop around on the interwebs, a lot, before you buy. There are some pretty deep savings to be had.
     
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    im just here for the homo welcome . thanks :smiley:
     
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    2TB here nigga! :c
     
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    I hope you don't mean 2TB of SSD....that must be like $50,000 or so.....:eek: