moving from Mac Pro to iMac 5K-need advice about external drives

Discussion in 'iMac' started by denno, Oct 29, 2014.

  1. denno macrumors newbie

    Jun 2, 2010
    Need some advice about moving my current config to an iMac-

    I currently have a Mac Pro with:

    -internal 1TB hard drive for user folder
    -PCIe SSD (startup drive and Lightroom catalog)
    -Drobo 5D (hard drives for backup and additional storage (iTunes library, etc.))
    -internal Raid 0 with 2 hard drives (Lightroom images)

    I am switching to an iMac 5K with SSD.
    -I was going to put the PCIe SSD in an OWC Helios 2 case and connect with T2.
    -The Drobo can connect via T1 or USB3.
    -I was going put the RAID drives in an OWC Elite Pro Dual but that's only T1 or USB3. Not sure if I should get a box that uses T2. (Or just transfer what's on those drives to the Drobo.)
  2. FredT2 macrumors 6502a

    Mar 18, 2009
    For two drive sin RAID 0 you won't get any better performance in a Thunderbolt 2 enclosure, so the Elite Pro Dual would be fine.

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