SD Card faster than a HDD?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by mrsir2009, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. macrumors 604

    Sep 17, 2009
    Melbourne, Australia
    [Wasn't sure where to put this... so feel free to move it if its in the wrong place]

    Since SD Cards are based on solid state memory I'm pretty certain that they are faster than HDDs in theory... However in, say, a MacBook Pro, if you plugged in an SD card, would it perform faster than an internal hard disk?

    I don't think it would, but I just want to make sure :D
  2. macrumors 68030


    Jul 12, 2011
    Location: and
    Simple answer NO. unless you get the fastest that cost as much as the sdd sure!

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