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    Oct 30, 2005
    MP3 Question

    I know that putting MP3s from some of my CDs onto my iBook will take up Hard Drive space. But what I was wondering was that does putting MP3s onto your Hard Drive actually make the iBook operate slower?


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    fearlessfreap24's Avatar
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    Feb 09, 2005
    Near San Diego, CA
    MacBook Pro 13" | MacBook Pro 13" | Mac Mini 2GHz C2D
    no, i currently have 7.8gb of MP3's and about 5gb of space left on my hard drive and i have not noticed a difference.

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    Nov 19, 2005
    North Carolina
    White 2ghz Core Duo Macbook, 2ghz RAM, 60gb Hard drive, SuperDrive
    As a rule of thumb, you should always have 10% of your drive free. If your mp3s are on there, and you still have 10% free, you should not notice a difference in performance.
    Macbook: 2ghz Core Duo, 2gb Ram

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    Oct 10, 2004
    27" 3.4 Ghz i7 iMac-13" C2D Macbook-OSX 10.10.2 -64Gb iPad 2-64 Gb iPhone 6+-ATV 2-14Tb of Storage
    They won't make the computer run slower, but the larger your iTunes Library, the slower iTunes will run. It starts to slow down around 20,000 songs or so.

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