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John Rofrano
Re: Boosting up my macbook pro?
on Jan 12, 2017 at 2:08:14 am

[Martin Szucs] "Is HDD the main source of the problem that slows down the program?"
Well... the entry level Mac mini uses sloooow 5400-RPM HDD's not the faster 7200-RPM ones so it's going to impact the performance negatively. The good news is that you can buy a faster 7200-RPM external USB 3.0 drive to edit on and it will actually be faster than your internal drive... but nothing like an SSD.

You want proof? 😉

Here is the speed disk test of my 2012 MacBook Pro when it had an HDD:

Here is the speed test of the same 2012 MacBook Pro with a 3rd party SSD:

Which would you rather use? :-D


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