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Old 03-30-13, 02:41 PM
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Suggestions for setting up Ultrabook?

So I got an Ultrabook mainly for RAW photo editing and managing storage. The Ultrabook has a 128gb SSD, but I also bought a 1TB external HD. So some questions,

Obviously photos should go on the external drive. But what about iTunes? Should I run that off the external? I use iCloud, so I don't connect my phone or ipad (or even little ipod) to computer very often. But want to be able access as needed.

Any other suggestions on managing storage on it?
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Old 03-30-13, 03:14 PM
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Re: Suggestions for setting up Ultrabook?

Anything that you want access to without having to plug in your external drive should be on the SSD. In generaly, apps on the SSD, data on the external HD, except data you want easy access to.
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Re: Suggestions for setting up Ultrabook?

I'd install the iTunes app on the SSD, but point the data to an external drive.
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Old 03-30-13, 06:26 PM
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Re: Suggestions for setting up Ultrabook?

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Anything that you want access to without having to plug in your external drive should be on the SSD. In generaly, apps on the SSD, data on the external HD, except data you want easy access to.
Yup...that's what I was thinking, but wasn't sure the drawbacks other than needing the external drive to access.

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I'd install the iTunes app on the SSD, but point the data to an external drive.
Yea...I sort of did that with my netbook. I didn't use an external, but the internal drive was split.
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Re: Suggestions for setting up Ultrabook?

With iCloud, do I even need to move my music from one computer to another? I just need to point iTunes to my external drive rather than the default for when it does d/l from the cloud or I buy on the the new computer....correct???
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