diglloyd Mac Performance Guide
In Motion There is Great Potential
Making Sharp Images
Get the superb Zeiss Batis and Loxia for Sony Mirrorless
Batis 25/2 and 85/1.8 shipping mid-July. Pre-order now!
Reviewed in: Guide to Mirrorless

MacBook Pro 13" 2.9 GHz as a Fast Little Server

I just configured two 365 X 24 servers — MacBook Pro 13" (June 2012) 2.9 GHz. Laptops like the MacBook Pro have been rock solid for me running 24 hours a day for years.

I bought the base models, then added 16GB OWC memory (dirt cheap) and an OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 240GB 6G SSD— much faster than the Apple SSD.

I wanted 16GB for my purposes (a need, not an option), and the 6G SSD makes things like a git server run without delay, at least on the local network.

The 13" MBP is only dual core, but at 2.9 GHz, they “rock” for most things. And bought refurbished, one can save some money.

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD
Deal Zone, Great Deal Every Day

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.