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marenta

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Apr 12, 2016
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Hello!

Will a ssd drive like the one in the new MacBook Pro 15" 2016, get slower when it's almost full? Say 30 GB free space on a 1TB drive..

Kind regards

Marenta
 

Qwe9203

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Nov 18, 2014
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Hello!

Will a ssd drive like the one in the new MacBook Pro 15" 2016, get slower when it's almost full? Say 30 GB free space on a 1TB drive..

Kind regards

Marenta

Yes. You need to leave a bit more of a buffer room.
 
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blairian89

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Dec 5, 2016
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Hello!

Will a ssd drive like the one in the new MacBook Pro 15" 2016, get slower when it's almost full? Say 30 GB free space on a 1TB drive..

Kind regards

Marenta

Yes, it will likely slow down. 10-20% is a good amount of buffer space that should keep you from noticing a slow down.
 
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jksu

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can try apps like cleanmymac and/or photosweeper to remove duplicates.
and use the cloud or external drives for photos and music

i did that but have gone gradually from 128 ->256 -> 512 ssd drives in my mba/mbps
 
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marenta

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Apr 12, 2016
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This is also a true statement. SSD's run way faster than the old spinners do in all aspects; slowdowns will be less noticeable but they still occur.

Cool, does that apply to newer pcie based ssd's too?. I mean, any difference in slow down compared to a regular 2,5" ssd?

/marenta
 
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