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Old Jul 20, 2013, 10:22 PM   #1
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iPhoto on external drive

I keep my iPhoto library on an external hard drive to save space on my internal hd, does that affect the performance of iPhoto? Does it make it any slower?
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Old Jul 21, 2013, 11:00 AM   #2
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Depending on the external connection method and drive speed, probably. Although, some USB 3 external drive are close to as fast as an internal.

You could run a disk speed test app against both drives to see how much difference there is.
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