Fusion Drive Question (noob)

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Kjos, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. Kjos macrumors member

    Dec 4, 2013
    Was fusion drive created by Apple? I recall a keynote when it was mentioned. I'm curious because it is kind of genius to have the most used things on your computer like the OS and some other things on SSD so it boots up quickly and have the rest on a normal hard drive.

    Anyways thanks, MERRY CHRISTMAS!
  2. yjchua95 macrumors 604

    Apr 23, 2011
    GVA, KUL, MEL (current), ZQN
    Yes, Apple pioneered it and incorporated the elements in OS X that intelligently shuffles files between SSD and HDD.
  3. rainydays macrumors 6502a

    Nov 6, 2006
    Intel developed a similar technology called Smart Response before Fusion Drive. Not sure if Apple was aware of it at the time they started developing FD however. Not that it matters much.

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