I created the SOCKLE for my Apple MacBook Pro Retina 13", so let's just stick with MacBooks for the moment: In my case, my laptop is 314mm x 219mm, and I constructed my Sockle Beta 2 out of 2 bamboo serving trays that are 320mm x 240mm, which was close enough.
How much extra storage should you build into your Sockle? Start with 512 GB? Go right away for 2TB? Is there an economy of scale in buying bigger SSD disks? SIZE PRICE $/GB Samsung T5 512GB 196$ 0.382$/GB Samsung T5 1TB 398$ 0.388$/GB Samsung T5 2TB 798$ 0.389$/GB Conclusion: NO. The price per GB is... Continue Reading →
The short answer: about as fast as an internal SSD disk. But you probably want some numbers. I used the Blackmagic Disk Speed tool, ran some tests and averaged the results: DISK READ WRITE Internal SSD 600 MB/s 70 MB/s External SSD* Samsung T3 400 MB/s 320 MB/s External SSD* Samsung T1 400 MB/s 200 MB/s... Continue Reading →