MB325LL boot SSD on optical drive connection

Discussion in 'iMac' started by edgardotcom, Jul 15, 2012.

  1. edgardotcom macrumors newbie

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    I want to replace the optical drive with a SSD, can I use the SATA2(Optical Drive) from the motherboard to boot from the SSD, or I have to use the SATA1(OEM HDD) to boot from it? I want to keep the OEM HDD for backup and use the SSD as the main one.
     
  2. philipma1957 macrumors 603

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    just go to preferences and pick the drive you want to boot from.
     
  3. edgardotcom thread starter macrumors newbie

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    good, now is it the same speed right? The Optical Drive connection is the same speed as the HDD right? SATAII 3 Gigabit Link Speed... Thanks
     

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