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Increasing Data Volume & decreasing MacBook HD space ?

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Feb 13, 2013 9:10 AM

How can i deal with the increasing data volume (Music & Photos, etc) and the decreasing MacBook HD space?

at least so far i did not found a alertnative to outsouce properly (without a performance issue) my Music data nor my photos..

anybody any idea ?

it seems that all new models of mac book, air or pro has lower HD storage..

  • Matt Clifton Level 7 Level 7 (26,930 points)

    All new models of MB have flash (SSD) storage which, yes, are smaller capacity than hard drives - that's the way Apple is going with their lineup. SSDs are much faster and more reliable, but much more expensive byte-for-byte.

     

    I don't know specifically what Mac you have, but with my 2010 Macbook Pro, when I switched out the HDD for a solid state drive, I removed the optical drive and put the hard drive back in there. So I have a fast boot drive, but store my music, photos and other large files on the HDD.

     

    If you don't have that option, you have to find something external.

     

    Matt

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