emanuel_froes Posted March 22 Author Share Posted March 22 On 3/2/2023 at 4:44 PM, analogika said: Production always on the internal drive, whenever possible. If external, SSD only. Mechanical hard drives SUCK for music production. They are slow, any vibration or physical irritation KILLS what terrible performance they have (vibration will cause the mechanical read/write head to lose track and force it to re-read on the next rotation, or even lock up the drive entirely for a few hundred milliseconds as the heads are parked away from the platters to avoid mechanical damage). Use mechanical hard drives ONLY for archival and backup purposes. As for external SSDs: I have five or six Samsung T5/T7 drives that I've been quite happy with. I think the SanDisk portables are comparable. I will book mark your answer forever, mechanical hard drives SUCK! haha now i fear to have bought mac studio for a problem that was actually extern... Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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