First it went into a 2.53 ghz macbook pro with 6 Gigs. I ran window 7 as a development vm and it was faster than my work Dell laptop! Then I traded and got a 2.6 ghz i7. The performance was better obviously. I sold and got a quad core MBP. I have heard rumors that this drive is not the highest performer but I am here to tell you. I have a 500gb hybrid drive as well. Hybrid still kills 5400rpm but can't keep up with this drive. The bottom line is I like to start an app and it immediately starts. I like to startup my computer and get into osx asap. I like to us virtual machines for windows development. It has no sound, doesn't seem to get hot. In summary, I am glad that I have this drive in my machine!! I can never put a hard disk in my MBP ever again. Never. If you can get this drive at a discounted price and you want a fairly quick drive, then go for it. If you are sitting around counting milliseconds, then go buy ocz. Oh yea, I got $50 rebate!!
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