Running Mountain Lion on lacie rugged 256gb SSD

Discussion in 'iMac' started by sam3020, Feb 6, 2013.

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    sam3020

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    hello,

    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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    Was thinking about getting one of these, possibly for running bootcamp. Good news based on your review :D
     
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    sam3020

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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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    Get another Lacie TB SSD for Time Machine ;)
     
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    sam3020

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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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    I would like to know this as well.
     
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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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    sam3020

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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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