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 76 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSATA speeds , Disk RPM's - Difference ForumRaid-Z speeds are slower than single SATA drive ForumSata 6Gb/s HDD at sata 3Gb/s speeds ForumCrucial M4 sata ii ssd slow write speeds AHCI enabled ForumMainboard doesn't recognize 3.5 SATA hard disk drives ForumEliminate/Minimize Disk Queue Length - SATA vs SATA II III and RAID0 ForumSATA SSD + SCSI Disk in RAID? ForumExtremely low write speed on SATA disk ForumOptical Drives and SATA (and PATA) Saturation ForumOptical Drives (CD/DVD/Blu-Ray) and SATA (and PATA) Saturation ForumCan I raid 0 SATA and IDE hard drives ForumSATA transfer speeds ForumSata 1 5 disk drive compatible with sata 3 0 ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumCant able to boot the new hard disk ForumHard disk not working properly. ForumRecovering data from OLD hard drives ForumLargest storage capacity hard disk ForumSATA drives Boot configuration in BIOS ForumMy flash disk Write protected More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !