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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:16 pm    Post subject: Seagate Reply with quote

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I dont trust seagate they corrupt to easy i would recommend crucial or samsung
What about their external Hard Drives any decent?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Seagate Reply with quote

marv777 wrote:
macmanmacman wrote:
I dont trust seagate they corrupt to easy i would recommend crucial or samsung
What about their external Hard Drives any decent?

They make some decent externals spinning at 7200rpm. Portable and desktop. They are not known for making a good SSD though.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

just one question , can we use SSD like second harddrive on new mac mini i7 if yes hiw to upgrade it , sorry but couldnt find any info about it ,
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 4:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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just one question , can we use SSD like second harddrive on new mac mini i7 if yes hiw to upgrade it , sorry but couldnt find any info about it ,

Yes. You need a kit like this one.

http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIYIMM11D2/

They also have an installation video there.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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get_up wrote:
just one question , can we use SSD like second harddrive on new mac mini i7 if yes hiw to upgrade it , sorry but couldnt find any info about it ,

Yes. You need a kit like this one.

http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIYIMM11D2/

They also have an installation video there.

thanks for video , so tha mac minis has a place for two drives there with two connectors, and one is always empty ?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

get_up wrote:
Badger wrote:
get_up wrote:
just one question , can we use SSD like second harddrive on new mac mini i7 if yes hiw to upgrade it , sorry but couldnt find any info about it ,

Yes. You need a kit like this one.

http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIYIMM11D2/

They also have an installation video there.

thanks for video , so tha mac minis has a place for two drives there with two connectors, and one is always empty ?


There are two buses, yes. One is only empty if it is not a server model or has not been modified.

You will need a cable for the second SATA, in the link that Badger sent.
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