Speed up Imac 24" with bootable SSD

Started Apr 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
Edvinas
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Re: Speed up Imac 24" with bootable SSD
In reply to tundracamper, Apr 9, 2013

tundracamper wrote:

I am curious as to what advice you get as I would like to do the same thing. I did make a bootable clone of my internal HD on an external FW800 hard drive and the boot time was noticeably longer.  I suspect that was due to the FW speed.  Is FW as fast as the internal connection?

No, FireWire is considerably slower than SATA (your internal HDD interface).

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