Released on October 23, 2012. Core i5 or Core i7 Processor. Apple Fusion Drive.

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Can I install a 2nd Fusion drive on my 2012 Mac Mini?

I already bought the latest Mac Mini with the fusion drive before reading your notes on how I might install two hard drives.

I guess the 1st sub question is whether the fusion drive is physically larger than one regular hard drive. Too big and that would rule out installing a second drive.

My other computers are all two drive Raid 1 for safety in case one drive goes down. I have been doing this long enough to say that a dual disk Raid 1 really does protect my data.

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A fusion drive is for speed. A secondary drive is for backup and doesn't need that kind of speed.

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In your mac mini, you only have 2 slots for hard drives (upper and lower) with the apple fusion drive, you get a SSD and a regular HDD inside even if you see only one!

so you don't have space left inside....

but I might have some others solutions to have more speed!!

good luck

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