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GaryC_W_Intel
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Should enable trim to MBP 15" 2010 mid with my Intel 535 SSD?

Hi All,

I bought one Intel SSD 535 480G for my MBP 15" 2010 mid with OS X 10.10.4.

 

It works well with following writing speed with trim disabled.

$ time dd if=/dev/zero bs=1024k of=tstfile count=1024

1024+0 records in

1024+0 records out

1073741824 bytes transferred in 4.190765 secs (256216192 bytes/sec)

Should I enable trim to my SSD (via "sudo trimforce enable")?

Thanks!

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jbenavides
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Hello garywang,

In this situation, we strongly recommend you to check with Apple Support about the implications of enabling TRIM with your new SSD.

http://www.apple.com/support/ Official Apple Support

Here is the information we have available about this topic:

- MAC OS-X has some security features that may prevent you from enabling TRIM for SSD's not sold by Apple.

- Intel SSD's can work normally in Apple computers using Mac OS-X, however, if TRIM is disabled this may have an impact in performance over time.

- If you have any issues enabling TRIM for your SSD, it is recommended to contact Apple Support for assistance.

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