View Full Version : External SSD As Mac Mini Boot Drive: Cloning

11-15-2016, 11:56 PM
I'm considering getting a Samsung T3 external SSD drive and using it as my Mac Mini boot drive. Its stock 5400rpm drive tops out at less than 90mb/s and at 4years old it is getting long in the tooth. I've seen speed tests where an external SSD connected to a USAP-capable Mac via USB 3.0 runs as much as 5X faster.

11-16-2016, 07:26 AM
Send support an email and I'll provide detailed steps...

06-16-2017, 01:31 AM
Dave, I finished the process and I think that it is running OK. It's certainly running much faster! Thanks for the speedy reply this afternoon.

06-16-2017, 07:26 AM
Glad to hear you're all set.