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Time Machine performs versioning backups at specific time intervals and keeps making backups until it runs out of space on the drive, then it starts to prune away older backups to make room for the new ones. The only way that I know of to control the amount of space that any one Time Machine Backup uses is to set up a partition on the drive in Disk ...


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It may be as simple as the cable has become loose. If that is the case, it is a fairly easy fix. Sorry to see you don’t have a backup. If the drive has gone bad, that would have been your recourse. For future reference, a simple external drive connected via USB will work fine as a Time Machine backup disk. Even if you are not as regular in connecting it ...


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The 900MB speed is realistic, this is achieved on a few of apple's new mac offerings. An external Thunderbolt SSD would not be as fast, the only way to make it the same speed (or possibly faster) is if you have a multidrive thunderbolt enclosure running in something like Raid-0 with SSDs in all slots. The prior enclosure would be rather expensive ...


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I have the exact same problem and to the best I can tell, it's the chipset used in the OWC Mercury Elite Pro minis. Very disappointing. My 500GB 840 EVO works fine in these enclosures, but I've bought and returned two 850 EVOs thinking they were DOA. Suspicious after the second one, I spoke with Samsung support on 5/12/15. The rep immediately acknowledged ...



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