Upgrading Flash storage / SSD of Macbook retina 13"
Posted on 2014-01-29
I just bought from Amazon "Kingston Digital 240GB SSDNow V300 SATA 3 2.5
(7mm height) with Adapter Solid State Drive SV300S37A/240GB" SSD.
A customer commented it works on Macbook.
I'll need to migrate/upgrade the current 128GB Flashstorage in my
Macbook with this Kingston SSD.
Can give me a youtube/URL step-by step instruction on how to remove
Macbook's Flashstorage drive?
Will opening up the Macbook to remove its flashstorage void Apple's
I thought of mounting this 128GB flash drive in my Thinkpad, use
Acronis CD to boot it up & take Acronis backup to an external
USB HDD. Then mount the Kingston SSD into my Thinkpad &
then restore (& specify larger partition size) the Acronis image
into this larger Kingston SSD. After that mount Kingston SSD
into my Macbook Retina. Will this work?
Any other simpler/faster ways (freeware tools are fine but not
to pay for costly tools or services) to upgrade to Kingston?
is there any BIOS setting (or any other settings) in the Macbook
that I need to set to be able to recognize the larger SSD? On
Wintel servers/PC, I recall many years back this BIOS setting
In the event I need to send to Apple for servicing, guess I'll
have to swap back the original Apple's flash drive into the