I'm curious to find out how many people actually have these in their Mini 9's working correctly. Anyone else not having any issues? Seems weird that I'm the only one running one without issues right now- I did not do the electrical tape workaround either as I wasn't aware of this thread prior to installation. Maybe I buzzed enough of the screws down when I dremeled it for the flathead... one's thing for sure, I'm not going to be touching or moving the SSD
in the slightest- it's been perfect thus far.
On the bright side- I think you'll all be pleased with the t-style RunCores once you get working units. The heating issues are greatly minimized with the double-wide format which means less throttling by the machine and less worrying about parts quitting on you at an accelerated rate due to heating issues. It goes without saying that these are fast... I've stopped carrying my MacBook since I got this setup, there's just no need. To me the netbook is a laptop replacement (I know many would disagree with me)- I only need two machines, the glorified home desktop with ample room and an ultra portable which I can take ANYWHERE with ease. I never realized how much a regular laptop weighed until getting used to toting the netbook around.
Until this issue is concretely taken care of I think I'll be sticking to Super Talent SSD
's for any future 9/10v upgrades (may be helping some friends get their own netbooks setup). SSD
is a big purchase, and I'm not going to fool around with something that 'might' work. 64gb SSD
is the sweet spot for me (I know many else would say 32gb due to the pricing structure, but 32gb is never quite enough for me or the colleagues in my particular industry).
Mini 9 | 64 GB RunCore Pro IV SDD | 2Gb Crucial RAM | OSX 10.5.8 | NBI .8.2 | BIOS A05 | No BlueTooth
Mac Pro 1,1 | 128 GB Kingston V-Series SDD (startup) | 4Gb RAM | OSX 10.6.2