MBP mid 2010 SSD upgrade question

  ianwarnes 08:04 16 Mar 2015
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Hello All,

I have a mid 2010 MBP that I have become rather attached to, so rather than replace I am thinking about treating it to an upgrade to help speed it up a bit. I have already upgraded RAM to 8gb max.

So I am thinking of fitting a Data Doubler caddy in the optical drive (I don't need internal optical drive) and fitting an SSD. Most people seem to fit the SSD where the hard drive was and move the HDD to the caddy. Why is this? Can I not just put the SSD in to the caddy and leave the HDD alone?

Second question. If if i go ahead and put the SSD in the caddy and make a clone of my HDD and out on it will I need to reregister all of the software? I am thinking particularly about CS5 and M/S Office for Mac?

Any advice from techie types would be very much appreciated.

Ian

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