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if i buy a 2015 Mac book can i expand the storage

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I think the internal hardware is now soldered to the motherboard. Can anyone confirm this?

 

Edit: I just looked up the tear down for it. iFixit is showing that it's a proprietary connector.

if i buy a 2015 Mac book pro  can i expand the storage with a m.2 ssd or do i have to buy apple specific ssds thanks.

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I think the internal hardware is now soldered to the motherboard. Can anyone confirm this?

 

Edit: I just looked up the tear down for it. iFixit is showing that it's a proprietary connector.

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if i buy a 2015 Mac book pro  can i expand the storage with a m.2 ssd or do i have to buy apple specific ssds thanks.

Unless you wanna lug around an external USB drive, no. Opening the damn things are a pain in the ass, as you need special tools and reassembly glue strips

It's reasons like this that make me want to stay away from Macs in general
 
Edit: ok, it is easy to open up, but I don't know about the storage tho
 
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the 2014 MBP is upgradable in the sense that the storage isn't soldered.  I think it's a proprietary SSD though...

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I think the internal hardware is now soldered to the motherboard. Can anyone confirm this?

 

Yes. The PCIe SSD is soldered onto the "Logic" board.

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I think the internal hardware is now soldered to the motherboard. Can anyone confirm this?

IIRC the older ones have replaceable drives, I was planning on doing an HDD to SSD replacement for my bro's 2013 model for the holidays.

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I saw somewhere you can buy these Micro SD cards that fit almost flush with the side of a macbook and can act as internal storage. Decent capacity too.

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