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Old Jan 22nd, 2012, 06:10 PM   #1
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Looking for bracket for a SSD for Mac Pro 2008 3.5 bay

I bought myself an OCZ Agility 3 120GB SSD to put in one of the 3.5" SATA drive slots, normally used for hard drives, in my Mac Pro from early 2008. I also bought a bracket but it didn't fit properly. I'm wondering if anybody knows where I can get the correct bracket, preferably in Canada, preferably in the greater Toronto area, and most preferably in Mississauga.

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Old Jan 22nd, 2012, 06:51 PM   #2
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My OCZ Vertex 3 came with an adapter - I'd imagine the Agility would have as well.

OCZ Solid State Drive 3.5" Adaptor Bracket - OCZ

I'm pretty sure I used one of these in a Mac Pro not too long ago.

I know Carbon carried the SSD conversion kit from IcyDock as well.
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I bought a SSD for my Mac Pro and ended up putting it in the empty optical bay instead. My Mac Pro is stationary so I didn't bother getting an adaptor, the drive sits nicely in there. This way, I have the four drive bays free for other drives and no need for an bracket.
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I bought a SSD for my Mac Pro and ended up putting it in the empty optical bay instead. My Mac Pro is stationary so I didn't bother getting an adaptor, the drive sits nicely in there. This way, I have the four drive bays free for other drives and no need for an bracket.
i did the same thing except i bought an owc muti-mount adapter from mac doc. so the drives are secure in the optical bay. The multi mount is nice because it accommodates 2 drives.

OWC MM35A52CMB Multi-Mount: 2.5 to 3.5 / 3.5 to... in stock at OWC

for those who don't know you can run the extra drives off the logic board (there are 2 unused sata ports on the 2006/7 & 2008 mac pro... not sure about newer models). you also have to run an ide-sata power adapter.

mac doc is in mississauga so he fits the OPs requirement.
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