Updating an old mac

It’s hard to believe, but back in 2008, Apple offered a 64GB solid state drive upgrade to the original Mac Book Air for a whopping

It’s hard to believe, but back in 2008, Apple offered a 64GB solid state drive upgrade to the original Mac Book Air for a whopping $1,300 premium over the laptop’s normal price.At that time, a consumer 1TB drive cost around $4,000, and Apple wasn’t even attempting to sell one. SSDs are faster, more reliable, and a lot more affordable.Hi everybody, So I have a Mac Book Pro from 2008 that I turned into a Plex Server.For most of my usage it works fine, but when I use the computer to add new movies and stuff it's reaaaally slow.While I thought I could limp along until the next Mac Pro update, my patience is wearing out as everything I do on the computer these days seems slow and slower.

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It’s hard to believe, but back in 2008, Apple offered a 64GB solid state drive upgrade to the original Mac Book Air for a whopping $1,300 premium over the laptop’s normal price.

At that time, a consumer 1TB drive cost around $4,000, and Apple wasn’t even attempting to sell one. SSDs are faster, more reliable, and a lot more affordable.

Hi everybody, So I have a Mac Book Pro from 2008 that I turned into a Plex Server.

For most of my usage it works fine, but when I use the computer to add new movies and stuff it's reaaaally slow.

While I thought I could limp along until the next Mac Pro update, my patience is wearing out as everything I do on the computer these days seems slow and slower.

,300 premium over the laptop’s normal price.

At that time, a consumer 1TB drive cost around ,000, and Apple wasn’t even attempting to sell one. SSDs are faster, more reliable, and a lot more affordable.

Hi everybody, So I have a Mac Book Pro from 2008 that I turned into a Plex Server.

For most of my usage it works fine, but when I use the computer to add new movies and stuff it's reaaaally slow.

While I thought I could limp along until the next Mac Pro update, my patience is wearing out as everything I do on the computer these days seems slow and slower.

) I could also get a refurbished Mac Pro at the Apple Store, but a friend of mine said I would just be paying for old technology.

While this is of course great for the manufacturers' bottom lines, it's not so great for consumers.

These are the thoughts which entered my head last week when I was burgled and my 2013 Mac Book Air was stolen from my flat.

but at least one Mac (surprise: the Mac mini) is not.

So below, I’ll show you some great SSD options that you can install yourself, ask a tech-savvy friend/repair shop to handle for you, or choose as external solutions.

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