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This MacBook Pro won't know what hit it by the time I'm done.
Mercury Extreme Pro 240 GB SSD. Very expensive. Definitely worth it.
Ah, that new, never-been-formatted, fresh drive smell.
Cloning data from the old HDD onto the new SSD. 200 GB = about 4.5 hours.
RAM = Random Access Memory. Also Easily Accessed Memory.
Too... many... screws...
MacBook Pro innards. Beyond this point, mere mortals fear to tread.
Out with the old hard drive. Begone!
Enjoy your new home, and your new life as a portable backup device.
The Mercury Extreme Pro in its new home. Cozy.
Mismatched RAM is supposedly a sin, but so is never having enough memory to run Safari.
The end result: a drive with almost as much storage as I started out with. Bonus: it's insanely fast.
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