Proper size HD for Clone

Discussion in 'iMac' started by VideoStar, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. VideoStar macrumors newbie

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    #1
    My 2010 iMac has a 1TB HD and I want to clone it. With 272GB in use, do I absolutely need a 1TB external drive, or would a 500GB drive work as well?
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

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    #2
    You don't need a 1 TB drive to clone and since you have so little in use, the 500GB should work
     
  3. VideoStar thread starter macrumors newbie

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    #3
    Thanks!
     

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