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SSD needed for 2011 mac mini

by mantoe / February 6, 2015 7:44 AM PST

Hello everyone I want to get a ssd for my 2011 mac mini running yosemite with 16gb, i5 2.3. I have been reading online that apple doesn't support trim in yosemite making it an issue. Also heard that if I get one with sandforce controller I shouldn't have any problems. I am a DIYer so I need all the info I can get to make the right purchase.

Thanks to all and recommendations welcome.

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Clarification Request
About trim. Any research about that?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2015 8:13 AM PST
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by mantoe / February 6, 2015 9:17 AM PST

Thanks for the quick response. I was hoping there are other options before I touch the terminal.

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It was just a few commands.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2015 12:28 AM PST
In reply to: Terminal

Why the fear?

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Terminal rookie
by mantoe / February 10, 2015 6:20 AM PST

It's will be first time doing this sort of upgrade, so I'm a little hesitant also i've seen on other forums people was having trouble after the terminal entry. I'm planning on doing the migration process so I think I should be fine without touching the terminal.

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This link?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 10, 2015 7:18 AM PST
In reply to: Terminal rookie

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I would take a look at
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 6, 2015 7:57 AM PST

They have just about everything Mac and they guarantee that whatever you purchase from them will work in your Mac.

Worth a look


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by mantoe / February 6, 2015 9:34 AM PST

Thanks i'll give them a call to see if they have any clarification.

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