Stupid question - How do I see or find my fusion drive?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by jackofharts, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. jackofharts macrumors member

    Dec 9, 2012
    Hi guys, sorry if this is stupid.

    How do I navigate to my fusion drive, so I can what is actually on it?

    I also had to wipe my new imac and reinstall. Will it have reinstalled OSX on the SSD portion of my drive? How can I check?>

    Thanks and apologies.
  2. mikeorchard macrumors regular

    Jan 15, 2013
    Everything is on it. Fusion Drive is a single volume made up by a HDD and an SSD. When you click Finder and it shows all your files, they're all on the Fusion Drive.

    Everything you install on the volume goes to the SSD first and I believe the OS always stays there. I'm sure you can check through the terminal somehow, but so long as in the storage section of About This Mac it shows something like this:


    It's working fine.
  3. forty2j macrumors 68030


    Jul 11, 2008
    Folks, unless you're crazy OCD about how your computer runs (in which case I'm surprised you're an Apple fan), just forget you have something special called a fusion drive and just think of your Mac as having 1 really fast HDD.

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