Mac mini drive

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by Dr. No, Jan 28, 2005.

  1. Dr. No macrumors regular

    Sep 13, 2003
  2. dont24 macrumors regular

    Jan 17, 2005
  3. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    Dec 25, 2003
    Northern Virginia
    Only Apple knows for sure, and they aren't talking. I think it safe to assume that they got a great deal on them, but want to hedge bets.

    Now the question is, did Apple in some way cripple the 40gb HDD so that it operates as a 4200rpm. I know it might be a silly question, but Apple has crippled SDDs before.
  4. mian macrumors member

    May 25, 2003
    Austin, TX
    My xbench disk results and others posted to the site show the 40gb stock drive to be faster than the 80gb stock drive in every test except the uncached read in 4k blocks. The 40gb gets killed in this test and I'm not sure why.

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