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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    Whilst the drive SHOULD be backwards compatible, this is not always the case. Don;t know if simply changing the cable will make it compatible or speed things up.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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    SweetCosmicPope's Avatar
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    Dec 16, 2009
    Baytown, Tx
    Late 2009 Macbook Pro 2.26, 160gb HD, 2gb RAM, OSX 10.6; Emac 1.42ghz 80gb HD 2gb RAM OSX 10.5
    Well, currently I have a SATA cable on a SATA II controller. Apparently, the drive is only backwards compatible with SATA II and the SATA cable can't handle the overload.

    I dunno. I'll give it a whirl and see what happens, anyway. At the very least, should see a speed increase on the SATA controller after replacing the cable, as it will allow 3Gbps throughput.
    "That's Peter Graves scat! I'd know it anywhere!"

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    Mar 31, 2012
    Ann Arbor, MI
    When you formatted the SSD, did you use the GUID partition table?
    "A body in motion at a constant velocity will remain in motion until pushed out of bounds by the Strong Safety."

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