Some New MacBook Have SATA Issues

Posted: Jun 15 2009, 6:54am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 2:53pm CDT, in News | Notebooks and PCs

 

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It's been only a week or so since Apple unveiled the new iPhone 3G S and a couple of new MacBook notebooks. Apparently, some of the new MacBook notebooks have a problem with their SATA implementation.

The 13-inch white MacBook and the 17-inch Pro model have SATA II interface while the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros have been stuck with the older and slower SATA I interface.

The problem was apparently not intentional and can be fixed via a firmware update. Machines with normal HDDs will see no difference, but those with SSDs will see improvement moving to SATA II.

via ChannelRegister

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