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Currently Being ModeratedFeb 3, 2010 1:05 PM (in response to Aerosyn-Lex)It should without a problem.. The only thing is that you need an adapter for the smaller drive...
all address different ways to do that...Octo 2.66 Nehalem 32 Gb RAM, MacBook Pro, PowerMac G5, Mini File server, TimeCap, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Mini SAS 16Tb Storage, 6Tb Backup array dual 24" LCDs
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 13, 2010 10:27 PM (in response to Aerosyn-Lex)I works without a glitch on the 1,1. The intel adapter that it comes with, however, is not suited for the Mac Pro because it places the plugs for the drive in the center, rather than on the left side. I recommend a little strip of 3M dual lock industrial fastener -- it will hold the drive in place without a worry in the world, and it will have you get the job done without any screws or other stuff; furthermore, you will get the whole sticking tape and getting the drive into the bay issue in under five minutes.
I recommend practicing putting the drive in the bay before putting the velcro on and doing it for real. I also recommend putting it in bay #1, because if you put it in another bay it may just be a little too wide to the left (on the 1,1) and it might not allow a drive in the adjacent bay.
By the way, prepare to be very impressed when you load Snow Leopard, iLife, iWork, Photoshop, and Office on that little drive (almost every app fits except your data). EVERYTHING starts in less than two seconds flat. Once you try the SSD, there is no going back.
Enjoy the SSD and write if you need any help.
JesusMP; MBP; and many 'ancient' Macs, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 14, 2010 6:20 AM (in response to Aerosyn-Lex)
2007 Model 1,1 Mac Pro ? I have a quad 2.8.
The 2.8GHz is 2008 model and used 800MHz memory.
There are some older and long threads on SSDs.
Yes you need a bracket as pointed out.Mac Pro 8800GT 10K VelociRaptor, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Windows 7 i7 3.2GHz GTX 260-216
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 15, 2010 10:01 AM (in response to Aerosyn-Lex)If you want to keep all of the sled bays open, you can run a SATA cable from one of the two extra ports on the motherboard (top-left, just behind the back edge of the fans) up to the second optical bay, then attach a Molex to SATA power splitter to the available power plug for that bay. Plug power and SATA into the X25 and just set it in the optical bay - no moving parts means no real need to secure it. I've had mine this way for months with no issues.MacPro Quad 2GHz/MacBook Unibody 2GHz, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 15, 2010 12:55 PM (in response to Aerosyn-Lex)Octo 2.66 Nehalem 32 Gb RAM, MacBook Pro, PowerMac G5, Mini File server, TimeCap, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Mini SAS 16Tb Storage, 6Tb Backup array dual 24" LCDs
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 16, 2010 9:32 PM (in response to Ramses Moya)Hello Everyone !
Thanks all for the help... I checked through the links and placed went and purchased the drive.
I purchased the G2 RETAIL (R5) Version that comes with a mounting bracket as I thought that was what I needed to mount it in the drive bay. I've followed the intel installation guide and the bracket and MAC DRIVE BAY connections are NOT LINING UP
I'm not sure what to do here - I hadn't seen anyone stating that I needed a particular Bracket Mount...
says to install into the optical bay but my optical bay has IDE and a 4-Pin MOLEX connector.
No SATA there . . .
Any suggestions ?
ThanksMAC PRO 1,1 Quad 2.8
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 16, 2010 9:49 PM (in response to Aerosyn-Lex)I'm an idiot . . . I missed one of the earlier replies . . . The INTEL Bracket DOES NOT WORK / One either needs an ICY DOCK or PRO SLED / or a bit of ingenuity and yes, TAPE !
Sorry . and thanks again .MAC PRO 1,1 Quad 2.8
Currently Being ModeratedMar 19, 2010 1:11 PM (in response to Aerosyn-Lex)just to add on to the topic, would any SSD work the same? and also in a 2008 MACBOOK, 2mhz intel core duo, 2gig 667mhz, 160gb hhd.
thanksMACBOOK 2008, Mac OS X (10.4.11), INTEL CORE DUO, 2 GIG RAM 667 MHZ, 160GB HHD