Yes, that drive will work for your Macbook. However, keep in mind that your machine uses a SATA II interface.
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|This item 240GB 2.5" SSD Solid State Drive for Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2009) (17-inch, Mid 2010) (15-inch, Mid 2010) (13-inch, Mid 2010)|
|Sold By||HardDriveGeeks (SN Recorded)|
|Digital Storage Capacity||240.0 GB|
|Intro.||February 26, 2008||October 14, 2008|
|RAM||2 GB||256 MB|
|Storage||200 GB HDD||8X DL "SuperDrive"|
|Complete MacBook Pro 15-Inch "Core 2 Duo" 2.4 (08) Specs|
Mac Pro (Early 2008) - Technical Specifications
|PCI Express graphics||ATI>|
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MacBook Pro 15-Inch "Core 2 Duo" 2.53 (Unibody) Specs (Late 2008, MB471LL/A, MacBookPro5,1, A1286, 2255): EveryMac.com.
Most MacBook Pro 13-inch models from mid-2009 to 2015 with non-Retina displays can handle an SSD upgrade. If you're unsure which model you have, select the Apple menu and choose About this Mac to learn more.
Officially, macOS Catalina is only supported on the following Mac models, since they have graphics processors with support for Metal, Apple's graphics API. Thanks to macOS Catalina Patcher tool, you can install the operating system on the follow Macs: Early-2008 or newer Mac Pro, iMac, or MacBook Pro.
Updated Apple firmware enables an 8 GB upgrade for 'late 2008' MacBook and MacBook Pro with Intel Core 2 DUO CPUs.
The last version of macOS you can install is El Capitan. To upgrade to El Capitan you must have Snow Leopard 10.6. 8, Lion, or later installed. Download El Capitan from the App Store.
Because the Mac Studio has physically removable SSDs, removing and replacing them should work as it does in a PC. Apple implemented some kind of "software block" to prevent the Mac Studio from booting after its storage has been replaced, as evidenced by the power LED's blinking amber "SOS" pattern.
Apple's new Mac Studio was revealed to have an interesting secret over the weekend: it has removable SSD storage.
The Bottom Line
|Price as reviewed / Starting price||$2,499 / $1,999|
|Graphics||Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT|
|Operating System||Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard|
|Dimensions (WDH)||14.1 x 9.6 x 1.0 inches|