Which of these 1TB drives is best for my macbook storage?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by WillMak, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
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    And yes.

    As they are all connected via USB, it's shan't be a problem to use them.
    Firewire would be better of course (and more expensive), as the old PPC Macs don't have a that good implementation of USB as today's machines.

    iBook G4 = 20 MB/s under Leopard
    MacBook Pro Unibody = 33 MB/s under Leopard.
  2. 929406 macrumors regular

    Feb 1, 2009

    I recently bought a Stardom dual hard drive unit with firwire 800 connectivity and could not be happier with it

    If your in the market for something to backup with use with TM or storage device I would look into these as they are designed specifically for Mac
  3. iphonematt Guest

    Jul 10, 2007

    That would be because USB requires processing power to transmit data, while firewire doesn't. The PowerBook with the slower CPU is not able to process as much info at once so therefore there is less USB throughput.

    Overall firewire would be a better choice as mentioned before.

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