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Old 06-21-2019, 12:58 PM
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Default Re: Upgrading a Mac Pro 5.1 12core 2.4Ghz

Originally Posted by musicman691 View Post
Originally when I had just the one boot partition on that ssd I had it mounted in one of the regular drive bays. When I moved it to the pcie card it sped up something wonderful. So drive-for-drive pcie will always be faster.
Yes, what happened was you skipped the Southbridge -- architecture which wasn't a problem with spinner speeds, but is a real bottleneck for flash storage.
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