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07-01-2012, 07:29 PM
Originally Posted by Serpents Den
...I read somewhere about setting up the ssd in the optical bay and was wondering what if any benefits of installing it there?
Look at it this way...would you install a traditional hard drive into one of the optical bays? If the optical bays were somehow superior to the 4 hard drive bays...wouldn't Apple have installed a hard drive in there already?? Same rules would apply for an SSD.
Also consider...it's gonna be a pain in the butt to get it in & out of the optical bay if you wanted to remove it.
If you have two open HD bays...I would just install it in there.
I would only install an HD or SSD in an optical bay as a last resort (if everything else was full).
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