|Jan 4, 2013, 06:53 PM||#1|
What options do I have left to save SSD space?
I have a 2012 128 GB SSD Air with 67.5 GB left.
I just installed Left 4 Dead 2 for Steam and it took nearly 15 GB of space
I have gone through a few tips to save space such as removing apps I don't need/use, languages I don't need, and made it so the mail client doesn't store stuff locally. Is there anything else I can do?
The only thing I think I can move off my SSD would be my music which is about 15 GB. I don't store movies or any other media on my SSD and documents+apps don't take up that much space. Would playing music from an SD card or USB 3.0 through iTunes result in any sluggishness? That may be my only option eventually.
|Jan 4, 2013, 06:58 PM||#3|
The rising People, hot and out of breath,
Roared round the palace: "Liberty or death!"
"If death will do," the King said, "let me reign;
You'll have, I'm sure, no reason to complain."
|Jan 5, 2013, 10:04 AM||#4|
Your disk is more than half empty--I'm not sure I would worry about freeing up more space unless you need it, and right now you don't need it.
That said, the SD card is a great storage option for the MBA (assuming you have the 13" version). I have a 128GB and a 64 GB SD card for my 128GB MBA. That's where I keep large files that I only use occasionally, such as movies, old finanical files, etc.
It sounds like you already clean up your HD from time to time, and that is a GREAT habit to get into, IMO.
|Jan 5, 2013, 11:14 AM||#5|
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