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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

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I have the 2010 15 MBP i7, thinking hard about getting an SSD, definitely thinking an OWC.

I know I have only 3G support, but wondered if I should get a 6G to future proof, since I tend to upgrade every 2 years or so (this spring )

the 240gig size seems the sweet spot dollar wise, there's the 3g mercury extreme at 359, then the 6G mercury electra at 389, and the mercury extreme 6G at 459.

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I'd go with the 6Gbps. If you upgrade you'll have the SATA III port and be stuck with the 3Gbps speeds if you don't.
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i'm thinking you're right

my only thought was, if prices fall on ssd, by the time I upgrade, the 4806g might be significantly cheaper.
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You should look at the Crucial M4 256GB as well. It's a bit cheaper than the OWC 240GB, has great firmware/performance and ratings. Crucial is also a "Mac-friendly" vendor.

I've been using one for a little over a week now and couldn't be happier with it. $369 at Amazon.com.

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