Is there a big difference in speed between the 256 and 512 GB ssd?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by JackGriffin, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. JackGriffin macrumors newbie


    Mar 29, 2015
    I bought the 256 Gb model with 6 cores, But now i am having buyers remorse. is there a big difference between the 256 and 512 GB ssd?
  2. bits macrumors member

    Mar 18, 2015
    Probably about 2x more capacity ;)
    I don't think there is noticeable difference in speed.
  3. SuperMatt macrumors 6502a


    Mar 28, 2002
    I also got the 256GB 6-core. I was thinking of trying to find a way to buy one of the SSDs that the new MacBook Pros 13" are coming with. The 1TB of that is supposed to be faster than the one in the Mac Pro even! Anybody know how I can get one other than buying a MBP and taking it out?
  4. AidenShaw macrumors P6


    Feb 8, 2003
    The Peninsula
    Put your money on buying more RAM.

    The difference in speed between any pair of SSDs compared to having the data cached in RAM is miniscule.

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