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    Partition Sizes and OSX Lion
    I replaced my 250GB hard drive with a 2T harddrive in my iMac. I run OSX Snow Leopard.

    What is the best partition scheme for a drive this large for performance and reliability? Should I make one 2T partition for the OS and data? Or should I make one partition for the OS and anothe for data?


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    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    Leave it as one partition. No need to separate applications from data. That's a left over idea from Windows and not needed in OS X.

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