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Originally Posted by chscag View Post
Not a good strategy or use of your new hard drive. What happens to your backups and storage if the drive fails? Advice: Never use an internal hard drive for backups. As inexpensive as large external hard drives are, there's no reason to use your internal drive for backups or storage.
good point. i use my internal drive to store photos and videos (can still lose them if the drive fails, i know) and my time machine is on a usb drive but it's only 500GB in size, which is why i split the drive that way. a 1TB ext drive has my name on it out there somewhere.
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