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Old Jan 7, 2013, 07:35 PM   #1
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Fusion or 720rpm / Bootcamp

are there issue with fusion drive and installing Win7?
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Old Jan 7, 2013, 07:46 PM   #2
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are there issue with fusion drive and installing Win7?

I have read that the 3TB option will not allow you to use a bootcamp partition.

http://www.twocanoes.com/support/win...7%29-and-later

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Boot Camp Assistant is not supported by Apple for hard drives larger than 2.2 TB. If you purchased a new iMac with the 3TB option (either with a Fusion drive or just a standard drive), Boot Camp Assistant will refuse to partition your hard drive into a Mac and Windows partition. However, it is still possible to create a working Boot Camp partition for Windows, provided you use the partitioning scheme as outlined in this tutorial.
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Old Jan 7, 2013, 08:35 PM   #3
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Getting the 1 TB or the 1 TB + Fusion drive will be fine for bootcamp.

Do not get the 3TB option.
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Old Jan 7, 2013, 09:29 PM   #4
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There are work arounds for the 3TB fusion drive if u look around people have said how to do it. If u have to have a 3tb hard drive
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Old Jan 8, 2013, 08:41 AM   #5
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Bootcamp Assistant won't allow you to partition - but the link I provided above details the workaround so you CAN partition the 3TB.
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