A new version of Stibium which performs series tests raises further questions about benchmarking SSDs on Intel and M1 Macs. And is an X5 worth the extra cost?
A new version using Mach absolute time brings accuracy to a few microseconds, and a Help page. Tests progress well, and continue to make interesting comparisons.
Developing an app to assess the real-world performance of SSDs: initial results from a T2 Mac and an M1 Mac mini are different but there’s no simple answer to which is the faster.
Why is Apple soldering in the SSDs of so many new Macs? What problems does it produce, and should you avoid them?
Why do Macs with T2 chips show a black screen when starting up or updating their firmware, and why so long that it’s scary?
If you’ve been running pre-release firmware on your Mac’s T2 chip, trying to revert to a release version could brick it.
New iMacs were very welcome, but Apple is telling us about its future plans. Will these new versions only sell for the next year? What will replace them?
Fancy a new iMac? With a hard disk or a Fusion Drive? It’s worth considering their drawbacks, and looking at a smaller SSD perhaps.
I’ve heard of a wide range of audio problems with Macs. Among the most common occur in Bluetooth […]
Wondering what happened to the iMac 2018 and the replacement for the 5 year-old Mac Pro? We should see them in 2019, inevitably with T2 chips.