Fusion Drive

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25th April 2018
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Reader's report: Installation of a 1 terabyte SSD in an Apple iMac 2013

My reader Jürgen provided me with a tinkering report from a weekend project in which he and his son equip an older iMac with a pure SSD and dissolve the Fusion Drive that was still in the [...]
June 12, 2017
How do you get photos back from a Fusion Drive if the Mac that contains the hard drives is broken?

Readers question: data recovery from the Fusion Drive of a defective MacBook

A few days ago I got a question from my reader Tony. He wrote the following: Hello, I have a Macbook 2010, which I equipped with a Fusion Drive according to instructions from Youtube. On vacation [...]
12. December 2016
Apple Fusion Drive - HDD and SSD hard drive combined

Coupling Apple HDD and SSD: Create Fusion Drive yourself (step by step instructions with pictures)

The advantages of Apple's Fusion Drive, with which an HDD and an SSD can be combined to achieve faster read and write values, can be found here. At the end of the article, instructions were also given [...]
June 20, 2016
Apple Fusion Drive - HDD and SSD hard drive combined

Fusion Drive on the Mac: Combine SSD and HDD hard drives into one volume

The "Fusion Drive" from Apple is an option that has been available for Macs since October 2013 in the Apple shop. Technically, it is a combination of an HDD hard drive (the models with rotating magnetic disks) […]