MacBook Pro Hard Drive Question!

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Habitus, Aug 25, 2009.

  1. Habitus macrumors 6502a


    Feb 26, 2009
    Where ever my life takes me...
    Hey all,

    I've recently noticed that my iTunes is lagging. Here's my situation: I swapped out the stock HDD for a 500GB 5400RPM drive. I have about 98GB free on the drive. Whenever I open iTunes (my library is 235GB), it lags considerably more than it used to. Is this because the size of the library and the speed of the drive? Is there anything I could do to alleviate this problem? I have 2GB of RAM, should I upgrade to 4GB? Thanks all!

  2. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    I am no expert on iTunes, but the 98 GB free on the drive does seem quite low for 500 GB and will affect performance I'm sure

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]

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