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Cloned drives are generally not a problem. You don't want to do a simple drag/drop. SuperDuper from ShirtPocket will clone your drive and ensure it's bootable. CarbonCopyCloner will do the same. There are some more details in How can I get my laptop's existing system onto a new replacement drive?


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You probably have one of the following enabled that could explain the power drain. Power Nap or Wake on WiFi, disable them, or read the small print that says what it will do in sleep :) Also as said earlier, open the Console and type "Wake" in the search window of the Console. Now look who and what is waking it up and what is it for what reason and ...


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An SSD has flash storage inside but SSD is a special form factor, in most cases meaning that it is designed to fit in places that a normal 2.5" HDD would be installed. Flash comes in a huge range of formats from tiny cards for phones and cameras and in Macs it can be an SSD, mSATA, and PCIe form factors. So if you have a flash device in the shape of a 2.5" ...


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Yes and no. Flash storage is storage that uses electronically programmable and erasable memory modules with no moving parts. It refers to a very specific implementation of data storage. It can come in different packages though: wrapped in a hard, plastic envelope you slide in to your camera; mounted to a PCB stick with exposed connectors and docked inside ...


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Some Macbook Pros don’t have full SATA III in the optical drive bay so I opted to put my samsung 840 pro into the main bay to take full advantage of the speed. On your mac, open up “system information” (applications/utilities/system information). Find "SATA/SATA Express” in the side bar. Click on the SATA Connection and see under “negotiated Link Speed” for ...



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