I added an SSD drive to my Macbook Pro a few months ago and was amazed at the performance boost I got from it. I had read before how an SSD truly is one of the best things you can do to truly see big performance gains but I had no idea how much until I did it. Man, it made my already fast Macbook Pro even faster. The boot time is amazing and opening even a bulky application like Photoshop is almost instant.
Since I didn’t order my SSD from Apple it didn’t come with the ability for OS X to enable TRIM for the drive. And as you’ll see in the previous link, if you’re using an SSD you really need to be using TRIM. Luckily I recently came across this article that told me everything I needed to do to use TRIM in OS X. Thanks to the free utility Trim Enabler 2.0, it was easy and my SSD now should last a lot longer.
If you’re in the same situation as me, definitely check it out!