1

Do any of the big SSD makers, like Western Digital, make internal SSDs for the pre-TouchBar (pre-2106) MacBook Pro? These SSDs use m.2 PCIe interfaces but apparently they are modified in a way to make them exclusive to Apple. If not, which brand(s) do you recommend?

1 Answer 1

1

Any NVMe drive should work from a hardware point of view (many youtube videos shows the process of backuping MacOS to it via external connection (USB), then pulling user data from your current install).

Examples are : Samsung's 970 and 980 (non Pro and Pro).

2
  • But these still need adapters. The idea of using an adapter on your primary disk is a bit troubling. Related or not, I've read that the computer may have trouble going to sleep.
    – kidcoder
    Sep 3, 2021 at 0:58
  • The adapter is already in the machine according to tutorials..
    – Neil
    Sep 7, 2021 at 8:09

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.