Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: reliable, fast storage?

  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jun 24, 2007
    Hillsboro, OR
    Question reliable, fast storage?
    Hello all,
    I recently bought a Macbook pro with a 120 GB 5400 rpm HDD. I do a lot of audio editing and anticipate that I will need to increase my storage pretty soon. I am confused about what solution to go with, so am seeking advice in this from.

    What I need:

    1. Reliable storage
    2. Read/write speeds sufficient to support audio editing / recording

    My options:

    1. Increase the internal drive to a 200 GB 7200 rpm (expensive, maxes out at 200 GB so I might have to rule out this option)
    2. Add an external drive via firewire 800 port
    3. Use an external drive via a ExpressCard Serial ATA/eSATA adapter

    I am an Apple customer, not a fanboy.

  2. #2

    Stretch's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 13, 2007
    Central New York
    Either way is a good option. Probably the external FW800 would be the cheapest.
    Blog and Photo Gallery:

    Currently running OS X 10.10

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Fast network storage
    By danbrumit in forum Internet, Networking, and Wireless
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-28-2010, 07:22 PM
  2. External RAID enclosures for reliable storage?
    By djames42 in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-19-2007, 11:00 PM
  3. Is .mac email very reliable, fast, etc?
    By RickR in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-10-2007, 06:27 AM
  4. Sunrise 1.0 Released! Fast, Fast, Fast Browser
    By mac57 in forum macOS - Apps and Games
    Replies: 53
    Last Post: 04-22-2007, 11:21 PM
  5. Sometimes Incredibly Fast Startup, Other Times Not So Fast
    By geekboy2000 in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 06-21-2006, 04:41 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts