Will this work with the MacBook Pro 13-inch, Mid 2012?
1 Answer from the Community
It will work with any computer with a standard USB port.
Please note, that in order to get the advertised speed, you need to use at least a USB 3.0 port.
I believe the 2012 MacBook Pro was the first Apple laptop with USB 3.0.
You can confirm that by:
Hold down the option key (keep it pressed)
Click mose on the Apple Icon in top left.
Choose 'System Report'
Scroll down to USB, and see if it is USB 3 .0 Hub, or USB 2.0 Hub.
If it is not USB 3.0, I do not recommend such an expensive product, as any cheap external hard drive would work just as well, for a fraction of the cost.
If you do have USB 3.0, then this little drive will likely be faster than the internal mechanical drive in your MacBook Pro.
I am not sure whether this old a MacBook supports USB 3.0 UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol).
If it does not, you would still get reasonable speed, but not the advertised 500 MB/Second.
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