Sata disk drives speeds Tags: Hard Drives SSD Disk Drives iMac SATA Storage Last response: January 7, 2013 6:56 PM in Storage Share Inlights January 7, 2013 5:17:31 PM Hello, I have a IMac and want to change the hard drive out for one of the new SSD drives out there now. My IMac is about 2 years old. Will the new SSD make the general operation of my iMac faster? Inlights@wowway.com More about : sata disk drives speeds phil22 a c 79 G Storage January 7, 2013 6:56:15 PM It will certainly make boot time a lot faster if you install the OS on it. That's the main reason people choose an SSD instead of a conventional hard drive. Your Mac should feel "snappier" in general use too since an SSD can find files much quicker than a hard drive. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSATA speeds, Disk RPM's - Difference Forum Disk Backup - Sata3 Transfer Speeds? Forum SolvedUpdated sata controller and 3 disk drives disapear? Forum SATA 3 Drives running at SATA 2 Speeds why? Forum SolvedIs 3.5" Toshiba 1TB SATA 3.0 DT01ABA100V Hard Drive Disk compatible with Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0? Forum SolvedDoes the slowest drive determine the maximum speed of all drives for SATA II? Forum SolvedIs there a way to connect an ide disk drive to a sata motherboard Forum Setup did not find any sata hard disk drives not going Forum Solvedide to sata adaptor showing up as floppy disk when using a dvd drive Forum SEAGATE SATA hard disk - not able to Recovery Drives is Forum SATA hard drives and IDE disk drives Forum Mainboard doesn't recognize 3.5 SATA hard disk drives Forum GA-EX58-UD3R, Sata hard drives and an IDE disk drive problem Forum Boot Disk Error - SATA drives not recognized in BIOS Forum System crashed now XP install disk cant see SATA drives for dll repair Forum SolvedSATA drive speed? Forum Hard Disk Activity LED for SATA drives? GA-K8NSNXP-939 Forum Solved Hard Disks - 2nd SATA drive detected in BIOS but NOT in Windows Disk Forum Sata 3 Drive Benchmark Speeds on a Sata 2 Port Forum Raid-Z speeds are slower than single SATA drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !