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Discussion in 'iMac' started by igoodso, May 25, 2011.
What do people think is best having both drives or just the ssd
have you read any of the 100 or so posts about it?
To answer your question, I ordered with just the SSD, no HDD. My reasoning is:
256GB is enough for me (I'm a software engineer, my output is mainly text files containing code)
More heat & noise from an HDD that would get underused
If I have loads of data to backup/store, I could just use an external backup drive, so it's only in use making heat & noise when I need it, not all the time, see above
If you need larger storage, go for the combo.
Otherwise, go for the less noisy and ultrafast alternative, SSD only.