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Mac Pro Westmere Solid State Drive Option

Last updated 2010-08-21 - Send Feedback
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Apple now offers a 512GB solid state drive as an option (up to 4 of them can be installed).

Why pay a premium for an inferior product?

But performance is not the only issue—keep reading.

Relative SSD speed

Value

My advice: don’t spend your money on a slower product. All SSDs are expensive, but value is determined over time by how well the product performs over the long run, its warranty, etc.

You get a short 1 year warranty with Apple’s SSD (three years if you pay extra for AppleCare, but that won’t cover degradation of SSD performance).

How about a 30-day money back guarantee and a three/five year warranty instead?! It’s a no-brainer. (Warranty duration depends on which product line is chosen).

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