(as of Feb 02,2023 14:31:58 UTC – Details)
M.2 NVME MacBook SSD Convert Adapter
MacBook A1708 Only
For MacBook A1708 only.
Please read “How to use” below before you use this convert adapter.
Notice Upgrade SSD for A1708 MacBook with large capacity NVME SSD Requires macOS 10.13 High Sierra or Later Please read nVME SSD compatible listing Please read MacBook model compatible listing
Upgrade your nVME SSD
This is a convert adapter only. It does not have any firmware inside. All your SSD performance will not limit by this convert adapter. You can enjoy the maximum performance and capacity with your new SSD.
You only need to combine our adapter card with the new hard disk, and replace the previous hard disk with this new combination.
We do have other convert adapters for MacBook MacBook Air 11” A1465 & MacBook Air 13” A1466 (Mid 2013-2017), MacBook Pro (Retina) 13″ A1502 & 15″ A1398 (Late 2013 – Mid 2015), Mac Pro ME253 MD878.
Mid 2013-2017 Mid 2013-2017 A1708 Desktop
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How to use
Make sure to install the High Sierra on your old drive, so that a newer firmware is installed that can handle NVME.For your old driver, please do a full backup via Time Machine.Create a High Sierra Installer on a bootable USB stick.Open the MacBcook and disconnect the battery while switching out the drive and make sure both adapter and new SSD sit snug.Reconnect the battery before closing the shell.Insert the Installer USB stick from step 2, and press the option key while the machine starts.Finally, once it’s up you can now go to the disk utils to format and install the MAC OS.
You are kindly reminded that macOS failed on resume from hibernating with some NVME SSDs of some brands. Have to turn off laptop all the time instead of close the lid and go.Please insert our adapter fully into SSD slot and you must prepare bootable USB disk (see third point) with High Sierra to format M.2 SSD first, it can’t support recover from internet.There are many customers can use it, so we suggest you to try it again if your MAC can’t detect nVME SSD.
To mount an M.2 M or B+M Key PCIe SSD card instead of the SSD on the A1708 MacBook Pro.
Compatible only with MacBook Pro A1708 MacBookPro 13.1 (Late 2016) and MacBookPro 14.1 (2017) in “Non-Touch Bar” version.
Must be used with M2 NVMe SSD in M or B+M format 2230 or 2242 only. Specific Mac connector in 22+34 points.
Not suitable for M.2 SSD type SATA, not suitable for other Mac.
Please remove the power pin from the motherboard before you update the hard disk.