can an external hard drive speed up my mac?

G-Tech 1TB G-DRIVE mobile Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Hard Drive

G-Tech 1TB G-DRIVE mobile Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Hard Drive

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  • No. – Your internal hard drive will always be faster than external hard drives.
    If you have speed issues with your Mac you will have to look at other remedies. Maybe join a local Apple club?

    Cheeers.