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In case some of you are fans of the Samsung 830 Series SSDs (like I am), you’ll be pleased to see this litle tidbit over at iFixit:
Now that just says Samsung on the parts, and Samsung makes more than an 830 Series, but all of their other series are 3Gb/sec SATA and below. For further confirmation, here’s a quick clip from my review of the 830 Series:
(particular interest on the controller part numbers – in that they are identical)
I see this as great news for the new MacBooks. The more devices those 830 Series SSDs get put into, the better.Source: iFixit MacBook Pro Retina Teardown Comments Post a comment June 13, 2012 | 11:37 PM – Posted by biblicabeebli
Hooraaay good solid state storage!
Boooo othewise-completely-impossible-to-upgrade everything else!