diglloyd Mac Performance Guide
Visit Thunderbolt Central
Reviews of Thunderbolt Products
Mac Pro “Sweet Spot”
Mac Pro Reviews by diglloyd
Great Deals on Used Macs at OWC!
Mac Pro, Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iPad, Displays

MacBook Pro SSD single drive and RAID stripe vs hard drive

Just published is my revealing report on how a hard disk drive compares to a solid state drive (SSD) with large Photoshop files.

For anyone working with large Photoshop files, you need 8GB memory and a solid state drive like the OWC Mercury Extreme, and your best choice is the MPG Pro Laptop with dual internal SSDs as a RAID-0 stripe (up to 800GB capacity).

Bizzare performance hit if Firewire 800 device is not attached
Bizarre performance hit if Firewire 800 device is not attached

In the process of preparing this report, I discovered a bizarre performance issue: unless a Firewire 800 device is attached, internal SATA performance plummets. Seriously. Click the graph to read more.

Bizzare performance hit if Firewire 800 device is not attached
Bizarre performance hit if Firewire 800 device is not attached
(Dual SSD as RAID-0 stripe)
OWC Video Contest — $12,000 Grand Prize
WIN: 6-core Mac Pro, 64GB memory, 2TB SSD, 4K display, TB 2 Dock, 16TB RAID, GoPro Hero4, More!
Cycling

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2008-2015 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.