02-24-2004, 01:47 PM #1lnetubaplyrGuestFileVault
I was just wondering if this slows down the computer any? i would assume it might, but i wasn't sure, anyone with experience know? Thanks
02-24-2004, 01:57 PM #2
Originally Posted by lnetubaplyr
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- Feb 24, 2004
- 2.16 MBP, 2GB, 7200 100GB disk | Dual 2Ghz G5, 1.5Gb RAM, 20" cinema | 15" 1.25 PB / 4Gb iPod Nano
There are a few posts around on the net that show a massive decrease in performance of a Powerbook with FileVault switched on, I can understand this as the machine has to decrypt each file on the fly as you use it.
The only recomendation I can give is turn it on and see what a difference there in performance then turn it off again if needed.
02-24-2004, 11:40 PM #3s3pt1kGuest
It does have some impact on performance as your are encrypting everything going to and coming from the drive. I turned mine off due to inconsistancies with iMovie and have seen a noticable change in performance.
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