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Old Feb 6, 2013, 07:07 AM   #1
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Running Mountain Lion on lacie rugged 256gb SSD

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I have just received my lacie rugged 256gb thunderbolt ssd. I have installed mountain lion on it and wow the performance of this thing is amazing. I am running a base model 21.5" 2012 iMac and the difference in speed is superb. Anyone else taken the same approach?
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 07:25 AM   #2
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Was thinking about getting one of these, possibly for running bootcamp. Good news based on your review
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 07:42 AM   #3
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Only problem i am currently having is it is taking absolutely ages to do a time machine back up to my usb portably hard drive
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 08:08 AM   #4
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Only problem i am currently having is it is taking absolutely ages to do a time machine back up to my usb portably hard drive
Get another Lacie TB SSD for Time Machine
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 08:11 AM   #5
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It seemed to sort itself out. Just took ages to start with. I wish i had that sort of money to buy another one lol
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How long is the boot time with or with out the SSD just for reference?, thanks
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 10:26 AM   #7
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How long is the boot time with or with out the SSD just for reference?, thanks
I would like to know this as well.
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 10:38 AM   #8
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I might be wrong but I recall on top of my head that the boot time for the normal HDD is 30 secs, a huge improvement on my MBP currently booting in 1.30 mins...
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Old Feb 6, 2013, 06:11 PM   #9
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Just tested out how long to boot. On the normal built in hard drive it took 1 minute and 8 seconds and booting off of the lacie rugged ssd took 21 seconds
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Thanks mate, it looks like a really good improvement!
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