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1670 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Dec 11, 2009 3:05 PM by ryangaris
Currently Being ModeratedDec 11, 2009 3:25 AM (in response to ryangaris)You can leave it enabled with a SSD it will just ignore it as there's no heads to park, with both in it will apply to the drive with moving heads. As far as I know you can't specify a drive.2.4 Ghz 15" 4GB RAM 500GB/7200 Unibody MBP, 60GB iPod, iPhone 3G 16GB, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Assorted other Mac's and PC's running OSX, Linux, WinXP, Win7
Currently Being ModeratedDec 11, 2009 5:11 AM (in response to ryangaris)Most drives are available with the equivalent of an internal SMS. You just have to check the specs. Drive manufacturers often offer two versions of their drives... one with and one without a SMS. If you get a drive with the SMS built in, you can just leave the MacBook's internal one disabled.
Here is an example of one of the most popular drives:
Seagate's SMS technology is referred to as G-Force. Note the product number: 5400.6_g. The "g" denotes the drive has a "G-Force" sensor.Core Duo BlackBook - SR MBP - 13.3" MB Pro - 8GB Gen 2 and 3 Nanos, Mac OS X (10.6)