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Dual Drive Setup W/ Boot Camp?

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Jan 22, 2013 3:36 PM

I thought it was time to do an upgrade on my aging Macbook Pro (Mid 2010) and decided to go with a dual drive setup removing the superdrive. I planned on having a Samsung SSD 840 Pro as a boot drive for OSX and Applications & then installing a HDD and using that as internal storage for documents, music, movies, pictures, etc. However I have some questions regarding the setup. I want to be able to use boot camp with Windows 7 OS, and Mountain Lion OS + apps booting up from the SSD.


1) So how many gigs should I get the SSD


2) How much space for each partition if I want to boot both operating systems and some Apps from each OS on the SSD ?


3)  I was debating on which HDD to go for I was thinking either one thats Seagate 750GB 7200rpm / Seagate 1TB 5400rpm Suggestions ?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)


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