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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SATA speeds , Disk RPM's - Difference Forum Raid-Z speeds are slower than single SATA drive Forum Sata 6Gb/s HDD at sata 3Gb/s speeds Forum Crucial M4 sata ii ssd slow write speeds AHCI enabled Forum Mainboard doesn't recognize 3.5 SATA hard disk drives Forum Eliminate/Minimize Disk Queue Length - SATA vs SATA II III and RAID0 Forum SATA SSD + SCSI Disk in RAID? Forum Extremely low write speed on SATA disk Forum Optical Drives and SATA (and PATA) Saturation Forum Optical Drives (CD/DVD/Blu-Ray) and SATA (and PATA) Saturation Forum Can I raid 0 SATA and IDE hard drives Forum SATA transfer speeds Forum Sata 1 5 disk drive compatible with sata 3 0 Forum First SSD advice? Forum Cant able to boot the new hard disk Forum Hard disk not working properly. Forum Recovering data from OLD hard drives Forum Largest storage capacity hard disk Forum SATA drives Boot configuration in BIOS Forum My flash disk Write protected Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !