Partition 2T iMac i7 drive? Pros and cons?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Sir Cecil, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. Sir Cecil macrumors 6502a

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    I've partitioned my external Lacie drives to good purpose before, but never my built-in drive. Any performance issues to consider?
    Are there any special considerations that need to be made that wouldn't apply to external drives but would be important to the iMac's internal/startup drive? I suppose the key question is whether there are any reasons you'd advise against it.
    Thanks :)
     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

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    There might be some nano-second slow downs but you won't even notice them. You will lose some space too because formatting takes space but feel free to do it if you need it.
     

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