upgrade iMac / timecapsule

in Genius Bar edited January 2014

My mid 2011 iMac (1 TB) is getting filled up. I'm thinking I'd like to replace the internal hard drive with a 3TB unit to give me some breathing room and add a 250GB flash drive for additional speed from OWC. What size hard drive do I need in my time capsule to back up all this data (mostly photos and videos)?

Thanks for your thoughts?


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    well... your back up drive will need to have at least as much free space as you have used space on the drive you want to back up.


    ...wouldn't you think?


    The back-up drive will need MORE space than the amount your backing up if you wish to have multiple/archived backups like Time Machine provides.

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