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Old Jan 5, 2013, 02:18 PM   #1
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How to split Fusion drive?

Whilst I can see the advantages of leaving it as one drive the truth is in hindsight I think in my use scenario I would rather split them apart.

I mainly download torrents and watch movies and you can be sure that after a few weeks I will have so much stuff it will start using the hard disk and may get louder with the fan as I leave it downloading over night.

Splitting up the drives mean I can use the SSD only for downloading and store everything in the HDD. It makes sense to me. Its better to do it now when wiping the mac isn't a big deal as there isn't much on it.

How do I do it and then install OSX to the SSD?
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Old Jan 5, 2013, 02:22 PM   #2
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http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost...6&postcount=50

also refer to that thread for general information on how FD works.
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 06:01 AM   #3
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Spinstorm have you split your fusion drive yet? Any black magic results on the split fusion drive ssd?
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