I recently recycled my hard-drives on my Synology DS1010+ as one of the drives started to fail. Migration of the drives was easy, but I did notice that I had file-system corruption when looking at dmesg:
htree_dirblock_to_tree: bad entry in directory
Multiply-claimed block(s) in inode
The Synology does not...
There are very compelling reasons to upgrade your current MacBook Pro. While my MacBook Pro is still a 2011 model with 8GB of RAM I always felt that it could be a bit faster. Even with the 7200RPM Toshiba drive...