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Apple 2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra

World’s fastest desktop?.

Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max

World’s fastest laptop, beats nearly all desktops..

Apple 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max

Trouncing Intel-based laptops and desktops alike..

Apple iMac 5K (October 2020)

Rocking fast iMac with 8 cores and up to 128GB..

Apple iMac 5K (March 2019)

Rocking fast iMac with 8 cores and up to 128GB..

Apple Mac mini (November 2018)

True desktop-class performance..

Apple Mac Pro (December 2019)

Workhorse desktop tower..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina 16-inch (October 2019)

Desktop Class Performance, memory, SSD..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (July 2018)

Vastly improved performance over 2017 model, 6 CPU Cores..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (June 2017)

Improved performance over 2016 model..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (late 2016)

Touchbar, wide gamut, unrivalled SSD..

Apple 12-Inch MacBook (2016)

An iPad-sized laptop, refreshed..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (2015)

Evolving the platform with a hyper fast SSD..

OWC Thunderbay 4 Mini

High performance with 2.5-inch hard drives or SSDs..

Apple 2017 iMac Pro

High-end computing moves to the iMac form factor..

Apple 2017 iMac 5K

Even better than the 2015 model..

Apple 2015 iMac 5K

5K Display, blazingly fast SSD.

Apple 2014 iMac 5K

World’s first 5K Display.

Apple Dec 2013 Mac Pro

Choosing among 4/6/8/12 cores, GPUs, memory, flash..

Memory Configuration in 2013 Mac Pro

32GB, 64GB or 128GB?.

2013 Mac Pro Performance

Performance of the 2013 Mac Pro..

2013 Mac Pro GPU Benefits

GPU vs CPU Performance..

Transitioning to the 2013 Mac Pro

Peripherals and add-ons forexisting hardware..

How To Guides

How to perform useful tasks and upgrades..

Setting Up Your Mac

Suggestions for setting up your Mac for performance and data safety..

Easy Thunderbolt Networking (10 Gigabit)

Networking as fast as an SSD!.

Upgrading Your Mac

When and Why to Upgrade Your Mac..

Command Line Time Savers

Useful tasks at the command line in Terminal..

Optimizing Photoshop CS6 / Creative Cloud Performance

Preferred configuration for best performance..

Strange but True: Photoshop CS5 Performance

What you should know about CS5 performance..

Optimizing Photoshop CS5 Performance

The best hardware and configuration for Photoshop CS5..

Optimizing Photoshop CS4 Performance

How to configure a Mac to maximize Photoshop CS3/CS4 performance..

Optimizing Other Photography Software

Speedups for working with images..

Optimizing Mac Performance

Learn about Activity Monitor and understand how CPU cores, processes, memory use, and software scalability affect performance..

Optimizing Video/DVD and Other Software

How to make your software run faster on the same hardware!.

Mac Performance 101: Cores, Processes, Memory

Monitoring tips and application CPU core scorecard..

Quick Links for Buying

Where to go to buy Macs and related items..

Choosing and Configuring a Mac

An in-depth look at how to find the right Mac setup for you.

How to Buy / What to Buy

Nuts and bolts of buying a Mac, and recommended extras..

OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Significant changes and issues in OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Special Report: Upgrade Now or Wait?.

Apple Mac Pro Westmere 4/6/8/12-Core (Aug 2010)

Choosing among 4/6/8/12 cores, and is 2010 Mac Pro faster or better than 2009 model?.

Shootout: 8-core 2.93GHz or Quad-Core 3.33GHz?

Why 4 cores are often faster than 8!.

Optimizing the MacBook Pro Core i7

Maxing-out your MacBook Pro Core i7 with memory and drives..

Optimizing Mac Application Performance

Optimizing specific application performance..

OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe RAID SSD

Ultra-fast solid state storage with hardware RAID for a Mac Pro in a PCIe slot..

OWC Mercury Accelsior Pro Q

Ultra-fast PCIe SSD for Classic Mac Pro or Thunderbolt Macs.

Solid State Drives, Various

SSDs and thumb drives..

OWC SSDs, Various

Various SATA and USB SSDs..

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 3G Solid State Drives

Fast and durable, enterprise-grade solid state drives..

Solid State Drives (SSD)

Choosing and using solid state drives..

Special Report: Virtual Memory on Apple MacBook Pro

Virtual memory performance on the Apple MacBook Pro 2010/2009 with solid state drives and hard drives..

Apple Mac Mini (Late 2012)

Apple’s first USB3 MacMini..

Apple iMac 3.4 GHz (Late 2012)

Apple’s fastest Mac as of Jan 2013?.

Apple 12-Inch MacBook (2015)

An iPad-sized laptop..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina Quad-Core (June 2012)

Apple’s 2012 MacBook Pro Retina Display..

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Quad-Core (June 2012)

Apple’s 2012 MacBook Pro (non Retina)..

Apple MacBook Pro Quad-Core (February 2011)

A review of Apple’s first quad-core laptop..

2010 MacBook Air for Photographers?

How does the 2010 MacBook Air fare in the context of photography?.

Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 (April 2010)

A review of Apple’s first Core i7 laptop..

Mac Pro Memory

2009/2010 Mac Pro Memory — How Much for Performance?.

Drives and Expansion and Various

Reviews of various hardware and software..

Mac Pro Early 2009 (Nehalem)

Configuring and optimizing..

Core Rot at Apple

The worrisome decline of OS X quality and integrity..

Older storage interfaces

Modern Macs use USB3 and Thunderbolt..

Blog posts


2023-07-25 diglloydTools DiskTester Java to Debut Soon

2023-07-16 macOS Ventura: Memory Leak in QuickLookSatellite?

2023-06-05 Apple 2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra/Max and Apple 2023 Mac Studio M2 Ultra/Max

2023-05-18 macOS Ventura 13.4 Brings Important Bug Fix for Apple Silicon SoftRAID Users

2023-02-17 TESTED, Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: Memory Bandwidth

2023-02-17 Apple 2022 MacBook Pro M2 Max: How Much Faster than 2021 MacBook Pro M1 Max?

2023-01-17 Apple MacBook Pro M2 Max


2022-12-27 OWC End-of-Year Holiday Savings

2022-12-03 OWC Deals: Load up on HUGE Storage, Max-Out Memory, etc

2022-11-09 Screaming Deal on Apple iMac 5K: Superb Display with a FREE Computer Inside as Low as $849

2022-09-01 Screaming Deal on Apple iMac 5K: Superb Display with a FREE Computer Inside as Low as $849

2022-06-24 Reader Comments on Apple Mac Studio M1 Ultra

2022-06-20 Adobe Lightroom Memory Usage: Excessive?

2022-06-19 TESTED: Apple Mac Studio M1 Ultra: Adobe Photoshop CC 2022: Filters — 2X CPU and GPU Cores and Memory = SLOWER

2022-06-18 TESTED: Apple Mac Studio M1 Ultra: Memory Bandwidth

2022-06-15 Apple Mac Studio M1 Ultra Up And Running

2022-04-22 Reader Comment: Prices for 2018 Mac mini RAM have dropped radically

2022-03-11 Apple M1 Ultra CPU GPU Performance: Fastest CPU and GPU in a PC/Mac in History? With Ultra Low Power Consumption

2022-03-09 Apple Mac Studio with M1 Ultra Looks to Offer Thrilling Performance

2022-01-18 Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro M1 Max Here Soon for Testing

2022-01-10 Huge Price Savings for 128GB Memory for iMac 5K and Other Macs


2021-12-08 Flash Memory Speed and Reliability: SLC NAND, pSLC NAND, MLC NAND, TLC NAND

2021-12-06 IntegrityChecker Java: How Fast Can Hashing Go on the 13GB/sec OWC Accelsior 8M2 PCIe SSD?

2021-12-05 Super-Fast SSD Better for Adobe Photoshop?

2021-11-26 Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro M1 Max Should be Here for Review in a Few Weeks

2021-11-23 Computing Suggestions Aimed at Photographers and Videographers— Macs, Storage, Connectivity

2021-11-01 MacBook Pro M1 Max Shipping in 2022 — Consider a 10-Core iMac 5K with Gorgeous Large Display Instead, and Save $1500 too!

2021-10-30 Why the Apple Mac mini is a Disaster as a Headless Server

2021-10-29 How to More than Double I/O Speed for Validation of Data Integrity of Large Amounts of Data (IntegrityChecker)

2021-10-22 Fastest SSD Yet in the MacBook Pro M1 Max, but Will Apps Run Things Faster Because of It?

2021-10-20 Reader Comment: “what Apple did with the M1 Max, it’s very impressive... Intel is really in deep trouble”

2021-10-19 Big Thanks to B&H Photo — Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro Coming For Review

2021-10-18 Apple 14/16-inch MacBook Pros Here, with M1 Max or M1Pro CPU: What You Need to Know

2021-10-13 Apple ARM M1X CPU Macs eg MacBook Pro Next Week... Time to Consider?

2021-10-11 diglloydTools MemoryTester Finds Bad Memory in Server Today, Prompted by IntegrityChecker Flagging Corrupt Files

2021-10-11 Memory Fails in Web Server, with Sporadic Problems Making the Cause Mysterious, Until Today

2021-10-05 Years Later, macOS Big Sur leaves Major Disk I/O Performance Bug Unfixed

2021-06-18 With the Delay of Apple M1/M2 Pro Macs, What to Do Now?

2021-04-20 Apple 24-Inch iMac with M1 CPU —  Home Run for Mainstream Usage, Iffy for Photographers

2021-03-06 diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java: Optimizing Performance by Working Around macOS Caching Performance Bugs


2020-11-28 Apple M1 Macs: Single-Core Performance is Awesome, Multi-Core Lags the Professional Intel Macs

2020-11-28 First Iteration of Apple M1 Macs: 16GB memory Limit Puts Hard Ceiling on Potential Uses

2020-10-05 Viewing Processes and Memory in macOS Activity Monitor

2020-10-05 Reader Comment: accountds Running Wild, Viewing Processes and Memory

2020-09-01 Apple 2020 iMac 5K: Save up to 77.7% with OWC Memory

2020-08-06 Apple 2020 iMac 5K: Save up to 77.7% with OWC Memory

2020-08-05 Apple 2020 iMac 5K: some Nice New Options but with Downsides for Pro Users, Too

2020-07-15 Insolent Software Development: Adobe Creative Cloud Background Process Mess Chews up ~1GB of Memory when not in use

2020-02-21 macOS Catalina: Loads of Crapware Chewing up Memory and Sometimes CPU Cycles, Adobe Does it Too

2020-01-29 Why I Returned the 16-Core 2019 Mac Pro... Wanted 28 Cores!

2020-01-19 For Mac/Windows/Linux/etc — diglloydTools IntegrityChecker Java version 1.3b5 Now Available — Includes Automated Install Script for macOS users

2020-01-10 GPU and Thunderbolt 3 Bandwidth: Why the AMD Radeon Pro W5700X Might be a Better Choice than the AMD Radeon Pro Vega II: Display Stream Compression Support

2020-01-05 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: Apple’s Intel Xeon W CPUs Have a Lot More Cache than Intel Specifications

2020-01-04 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: a Quick Look at How I Configured the Beast

2020-01-03 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: OWC 32GB Modules Show 1/3 Higher Bandwidth than Apple 8GB Modules

2020-01-01 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: Not All Memory is the Same Speed, Mixing Sizes Not so Good


2019-12-26 On the Way for Testing: 2019 Mac Pro 16-core / 48GB / 4TB

2019-12-20 OWC Delivers up to 512GB in 2017 iMac Pro (prior limit was 256GB)

2019-12-19 2019 Mac Pro: the 8/12/16 Core CPUs Can Use 1TB Memory (24/28 Cores Not required)

2019-12-18 2019 Mac Pro: Most likely Slower than 2019 iMac 5K Unless Gobs of Memory or GPU or CPU Cores are Used

2019-12-18 2019 Mac Pro: Tips for Upgrading Memory

2019-12-18 2019 Mac Pro: Apple Reference Articles and Specifications

2019-12-18 HUGE Savings on Mac Pro Memory at OWC

2019-12-13 The Good Stuff for Your 2019 Mac Pro

2019-12-10 Apple Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR Now Available for Pre-Order at B&H Photo

2019-12-08 Consult with Lloyd for the best possible Mac for you Computing Needs (or general PC configuration)

2019-06-27 Apple 2019 Mac Pro: Everything I Want... but Truly High-End and Unaffordable for Most

2019-06-21 Upgrading the 2018 Mac mini to 64GB Memory

2019-06-14 The 2019 iMac 5K that I Use is Already Discounted at B&H Photo

2019-05-02 Two-Minute Install of OWC 128GB Memory Kit for 2019 iMac 5K Works Great, Runs Big Jobs Effortlessly

2019-04-18 2019 iMac 5K: Coming for Review

2019-04-17 OWC Can Upgrade the iMac Pro to 256GB

2019-04-01 Reader Question: Radeon Pro Vega 48 GPU Upgrade for 2019 iMac 5K

2019-03-30 Concerned about macOS Security Fixes

2019-03-29 Breaking the 64GB Barrier: OWC Enables Up to 128GB Memory in 2019 iMac 5K, get 128GB for about the Price of 64GB!

2019-03-18 Apple 2019 iMac 5K: 64GB OWC Memory Costs *Less* Than 32GB from Apple

2019-03-18 Apple iMac Pro: Higher-End Graphics Option, and up to 256GB Memory

2019-03-18 Apple 2019 iMac 5K: Two Hits with One Big Miss

2019-03-10 Why 64GB Memory Matters, and Why It Might Not Be Enough

2019-03-02 Reader Question: Moving from a 2010 Mac Pro to Newer Mac such as 2018 Mac mini (UPDATED with Reader Comments)

2019-02-22 Performance Tip for diglloydTools IntegrityChecker, java version

2019-01-26 Apple 2018 Mac mini: Java Performance for diglloydTools IntegrityChecker a Big Bump Up vs 2017 iMac 5K


2018-12-20 Apple 2018 Mac mini: Substantial Performance Gain over the Fastest 2017 iMac 5K

2018-11-09 2018 Mac mini Coming for Testing

2018-11-07 Need Memory for the 2018 Mac Mini? OWC Saves You Money

2018-11-01 OWC Products Compatible with new 2018 MacMini, 2018 MacBook Air, 2018 iPad Pro

2018-09-03 Video Presentation: Configuring the 2018 MacBook Pro as as Desktop Replacement

2018-09-01 Amazing Deals on the Brand-New Apple 2018 MacBook Pro: What to Get for a High School or College Student

2018-08-03 Testing in Progress on Apple 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.9 GHz 32GB 2TB Radeon Pro 560X

2018-07-28 Reader Comment: Which Mac for Video?

2018-07-25 On the Way For Testing: Apple 2018 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.9 GHz 32GB 2TB Radeon Pro 560X

2018-07-16 Pondering the 2018 Apple MacBook Pro: Serves Little Useful Purpose for *Me* Even for Travel—I Await a Revised iMac or iMac Pro

2018-07-12 Apple Updates the MacBook Pro to a Real Pro Machine

2018-05-24 My Recommended iMac 5K for Photographers is now $400 Off

2018-04-28 Apple’s Problems with Severe Security Bugs Continue

2018-01-19 This Site Will be Down Jan 19 for an Hour or Two for Server Upgrade (UPDATE: Upgrade done)

2018-01-07 Apple iMac Pro: First Look at Performance

2018-01-07 Meltdown and Spectre CPU Architecture Bugs: Apple Has Partially Addressed with No Performance Impact?


2017-12-29 iMac Pro in Stock at B&H Photo + Year-End Deals

2017-12-27 OWC Tears Down the 2017 iMac Pro, Announces Future Memory Upgrade Programs

2017-12-23 Why More CPU Cores Often Run no Faster, and Sometimes Slower than Fewer CPU Cores

2017-12-23 Turbo Boost and the Intel Xeon W CPUs in the Apple iMac Pro

2017-12-14 iMac Pro: Pricing and Thoughts

2017-12-03 Wither the iMac Pro?

2017-12-03 4-Core CPUs are Easily Maxed-Out with a Few Simple Tasks

2017-11-23 Why I Probably Will Never Buy a Mac Pro Again

2017-11-20 Ordered a 2017 iMac 5K: Why Now and what about iMac Pro?

2017-10-18 Will the iMac Pro Be Worth The Cost?

2017-09-08 Will the iMac Pro Be Worth The Cost?

2017-09-04 Deals on Apple MacBook Pro: My Thoughts on Deeply Discounted 2016 Model vs 2017 Model

2017-09-03 Reasons that ECC Memory Matters

2017-07-29 My Sprinter Photography Adventure Van Project: Which Mac? Experience Report / Proving it Out? MacBook Pro = Not so good for big jobs

2017-07-25 64GB Memory Kit for 2017 iMac 5K Works Great: Save $760 vs Apple

2017-07-16 Apple Bug? 2017 MacBook Pro Has Impaired Performance Using Apple Power Brick vs OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock + Why Does 800% CPU Usage Go Into Idle Clock Speed Mode?

2017-07-08 2017 iMac 5K: How System Memory Needed for Photoshop?

2017-07-07 Save Big Bucks on 64GB Memory for 2017 iMac 5K

2017-06-17 Comparing the 2017 iMac 5K to the iMac Pro

2017-06-16 Ordered Too Little Memory in 2017 iMac 4K? OWC Can Upgrade It Anyway

2017-06-15 Coming Soon for Review: 2017 iMac 5K

2017-06-15 Deals on Apple Macs

2017-06-07 Assessing the Dec 2017 Apple iMac Pro

2017-06-06 Apple’s Memory Prices Insanely High As Usual: Save a Bundle by Ordering 8GB Config in Mid-2017 iMac 5K

2017-04-07 Desired Features for 2018/2019 Mac Pro

2017-01-10 Adobe Memory Usage, with no apps in use

2017-01-10 macOS BloatWare (and what feels like SpyWare)

2017-01-03 Desktop CPU Performance at a Standstill?


2016-12-25 Desired Features for a New Mac Pro

2016-12-25 Desired Features for a New iMac

2016-12-23 iTunes and iPhone: Which Phone?

2016-12-22 How Can Apple Mail Possibly need 3.1 GB of Memory?

2016-12-21 Memory and SDD/Flash Prices on the Rise

2016-11-28 Cyber Monday Deals

2016-11-01 2016 MacBook Pro: What Options I Ordered, and Why

2016-11-01 2016 MacBook Pro: the 16GB Memory Limit in the + CPU Speed vs Other Macs

2016-08-10 Monitoring Memory Usage

2016-05-28 How to get a Better Idea of Memory Usage: Purge the OS X File System Buffer Cache

2016-05-17 When Software Crashes It is Immensely Frustrating: Why is Lightroom Crashing?

2016-05-12 OWC Weekender Specials: Deep Discounts on Apple Mac Pro and Memory

2016-05-11 Tested: SanDisk Extreme Pro 512GB SDXC Camera Card

2016-04-11 Late 2015 Apple iMac 5K: a Display Without Peer for Sheer Viewing Pleasure

2016-03-14 3 iMac Deals + Building a High-Performance iMac

2016-01-23 2TB OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD in MacBook Pro


2015-12-26 Wow! Up to 4TB Internal SSD in 2013 Mac Pro

2015-12-24 Apple iMac 5K Purchased and Arrived: It’s a Keeper for Professional Use, which is Unprecedented

2015-12-20 Memory: It’s Great to Have 64GB in the iMac 5K

2015-12-17 Why I Use Three NEC Displays on Mac Pro

2015-12-10 More Apple Core Rot: Apple Mail Still Broken + More Views

2015-12-02 OWC Deals, Including Sealed-Box Mac Pro

2015-11-24 Get a Gorgeous 5K Display—with a Free Computer Included!

2015-11-23 iMac 5K (Late 2015) with 64GB: the Key to Professional Usage

2015-11-21 iMac 5K (Late 2015) vs Mac Pro: Real World Photoshop Performance

2015-11-21 Apple iMac 5K: 8GB and 16GB Configurations can *ADD* Memory While Keeping the Two Modules You Already Paid For

2015-11-20 OWC 64GB Memory for iMac 5K Now $675

2015-11-20 Late 2015 iMac 5K: Photoshop Filters vs Mac Pro

2015-11-20 Late 2015 iMac 5K vs Mac Pro: Convert 50-Megapixel RAW Files to JPEG

2015-11-20 Late 2015 iMac 5K: diglloyd Photoshop Benchmarks

2015-11-20 Late 2015 iMac 5K: IntegrityChecker 'verify' (SHA1 hash)

2015-11-19 Late 2015 iMac 5K: Rocking Fast Flash Drive / SSD

2015-11-17 iMac 5K: Top-Line Config Now in Stock

2015-11-14 Apple Core Rot: How Many Helper Processes Does One Need, Exactly?

2015-11-12 iMac 5K: the Top-Line Config + Save On Memory by Getting the Memory Separately

2015-11-11 $150 off the Brand-New Apple iMac 5K

2015-11-11 OWC Deals: 4TB and 6TB Hard Drives, 32GB Memory for Mac Pro 2009-2012

2015-10-27 Reader Question: Revamped Mac Pro Due?

2015-10-26 The Apple iMac 5K ('Late 2015')

2015-10-14 Reader Question: Update Coming for Apple Thunderbolt Display?

2015-10-13 New Apple iMacs Available for Pre-Order at B&H Photo + BUYING RECOMMENDATIONS

2015-10-13 New Apple iMac 5K 27" Supports 64GB Memory, OWC Has Kits Available

2015-08-30 DEAL: 2013 Mac Pro + SPECIAL BUNDLE DISCOUNT (“sweet spot” for photography )

2015-05-19 OWC Memory Kit for new iMac 5K

2015-05-01 2013 Mac Pro 6-core for $3175

2015-04-07 Apple Core Rot: Runaway Spotlight (mds_stores Process)

2015-02-25 Reader Question: Photoshop and Large Files — Best Way to Optimize

2015-01-05 New CPU Options / Revised Mac Pro?

2015-01-04 Pathological Network Performance in Apple OS X


2014-11-15 SSDs Are Not Created Equal

2014-11-03 The iMac 5K Goes Back

2014-11-02 diglloydTools DiskTester, IntegrityChecker, MemoryTester — Works Fine on OS X Yosemite

2014-10-19 MPG iMac 5K Arrives Soon

2014-10-17 Apple iMac 5K Memory Kits at OWC

2014-10-16 Oct 2014 Mac Mini (new one): is the Memory Upgradeable?

2014-10-16 Game Changer: MacMini with Dual Thunderbolt 2 Ports

2014-10-16 WOW! Apple iMac with 5K Display

2014-05-26 How to Configure 2013 Mac Pro + many Mac Pro Configs in stock at B&H Photo

2014-04-14 Reader Question: Upgrading Video Card for Adobe Lightroom in 2009 Mac Pro

2014-04-10 MPG Experience: a Month Using the 8-core 3.3 GHz 2013 Mac Pro

2014-03-30 Photoshop CC With Too Little Memory

2014-03-28 Tested in 2013 Mac Pro: 64GB vs 128GB Memory from OWC

2014-03-26 OWC Introduces 128GB Memory Upgrade Kit for 2013 Apple Mac Pro

2014-03-17 128GB Memory for 2013 Mac Pro

2014-03-06 2013 Mac Pro: Upgraded to 3.3 GHz 8-Core

2014-01-28 OWC Install Videos for Late 2013 Mac Pro

2014-01-23 Tested: 2.7 GHz 12 Core 2013 Mac Pro with D700 GPUs

2014-01-23 D700 GPUs Strut Their Stuff: Unigine Valley 3D Rendering

2014-01-23 12 Core 2013 Mac Pro with D700 GPUs Tested Against Others

2014-01-21 12 Cores vs 12 Cores (and D700 GPUs)

2014-01-18 2013 Mac Pro: Innards

2014-01-18 2013 Mac Pro: How Much Memory for Performance?

2014-01-17 2013 Mac Pro: 6 or 8 CPU Cores?

2014-01-15 Mac Pro SHOOTOUT: 2010 12-Core 3.33 GHz vs the 2013 8-core 3.3 GHz


2013-12-31 2013 Mac Pro: Visual Impression 'Like a Glass Sculpture'

2013-12-30 Mac Pro 3.2 GHz New for $2199 (Prior Model)

2013-12-20 Memory for Mac Pro: Effectively $795 for 64GB

2013-12-19 2013 Mac Pro: What I ordered and Why

2013-12-18 2013 Mac Pro Buying advice

2013-12-17 Gift Ideas for the Computer User

2013-11-06 OS X Mavericks: Not Recommended At Present

2013-10-27 Cost and Value of 2013 Mac Pro

2013-10-25 Comments on OS X Mavericks

2013-10-22 Notes on the Apple 2013 Mac Pro

2013-10-22 Memory for the 2013 Mac Pro

2013-10-07 Fast iMac or Mac Pro?

2013-10-03 Making an Old Dog of a Laptop Run Like a New One: Wow!

2013-09-24 New iMac with PCIe Flash Storage

2013-06-13 15-inch MacBook Pro (non Retina): 16GB Memory Option Removed?

2013-06-12 OS X 10.9 'Mavericks' — 64GB *NO GOOD* on 4/6-core Mac Pro

2013-06-12 2013 Apple Mac Pro: Thoughts on a Switchover from Existing Tower

2013-06-11 OS X 10.9 'Mavericks' Supports 128GB — Confirmed

2013-06-11 2013 Apple Mac Pro: CPU Choices Predictions

2013-06-10 WWDC: The New Apple Mac Pro

2013-06-10 New Mac Pro: 1866MHz DDR3 memory

2013-06-10 2013 Apple Mac Pro: Reader Comments

2013-06-10 2013 Apple Mac Pro: Faster or Slower, Elegant but Klunky, Promise vs Reality, Video Oriented

2013-06-10 2013 Apple Mac Pro: CPU Choices

2013-06-04 New Apple Mac Pro? No PCI and no Internal Expandability? Will it be a Mac Mini Super Sized?

2013-03-12 OWC Larry Comments on Memory Price Trends and SSD NAND Supply

2013-02-21 Stick with a Reputable Brand SSD

2013-02-21 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2013-02-18 How to Speed Up Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

2013-02-14 Mac Book Pro with Retina Display — Price Drop and Recommendation

2013-01-09 Reviewed: Apple Late 2012 3.4 GHz iMac

2013-01-05 Apple iMac 3.4 GHz Coming for Testing


2012-12-23 Why Not a Mac Pro Mini?

2012-12-20 SSD and NAND Memory Chips Availability

2012-12-20 New Apple 27" iMac — 32GB Memory

2012-12-16 OWC Offers Memory Upgrade Kit for late 2012 Apple 21.5" iMac

2012-12-10 My Favorite Mac Hardware

2012-12-10 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-12-03 New Apple 27" iMac — Buying Advice

2012-11-30 New Apple 21.5" iMac — Memory is Difficult to Upgrade

2012-11-21 OWC Black Friday Deals for Mac or PC

2012-11-14 When Will a New Mac Pro Appear?

2012-11-06 MacMini: 16GB vs 8GB, Hard Drive vs SSD

2012-11-04 MacMini — Turnkey Upgrade with 16GB and Fast 6G SSD

2012-11-03 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-11-03 MacMini Quad-Core Performance vs MacBook Pro, Mac Pro

2012-10-23 MacBook Pro 13" with Retina Display — Analysis versus the 15" Model

2012-10-23 Analysis of the Oct 2012 iMac

2012-10-23 Analysis of the Oct 2012 MacMini

2012-10-06 16GB Memory for MacBook Pro — No-brainer at $120

2012-09-19 Mac Pro Memory Drops in Price

2012-09-04 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-07-25 Why I NEED 80GB or 96GB Memory in my Mac Pro: Photoshop CS6 Performance

2012-07-19 Mac Pro 3.33 GHz 6-core Readily Available

2012-07-10 Upgrade to 80GB Memory in My Mac Pro

2012-07-04 MacBook Pro Retina: Apple Addresses the Non-Upgradeable Memory Omission

2012-07-03 OWC 8GB ECC Memory Modules for Mac Pro Now Mix 'n Match with 1/2/4 GB Apple and OWC Modules

2012-06-21 Photoshop CS6: MacBook Pro Retina 2.7 GHz vs MacBook Pro 17" vs Mac Pro

2012-06-21 MacBook Pro Retina 2.7 GHz — Memory Bandwidth Compared

2012-06-20 Does 1600 MHz Memory Offer Higher Performance than 1333 MHz Memory?

2012-06-18 MacBook Pro with Retina Display — Shipped!

2012-06-13 MacBook Pro Retina Teardown

2012-06-12 Apple to Professional Users: Screw You

2012-06-11 MacBook Pro Retina has SOLDERED MEMORY

2012-06-11 Get a Better Deal on a MacBook Pro 13"

2012-06-11 Apple Mac Pro Non-Upgrade

2012-06-07 Rumored Mac Pro New Features

2012-06-03 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-05-19 Dealing with Huge Photoshop Jobs — Actual Experience Today

2012-05-16 Thoughts on new Apple MacBook Air (and possible MacBook Pro)

2012-04-18 OWC Garage Sale, including 48GB Memory for Mac Pro for $575

2012-04-18 Memory Price Trends for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini

2012-03-19 Memory Usage with Photoshop CS5

2012-03-19 Memory Price Trends for Mac Pro, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacMini

2012-03-19 It’s About Time for a New Mac Pro

2012-02-21 Memory Price Trends for Mac Pro, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacMini

2012-02-21 MPG Pro Workstation Solution with OWC PCIe SSD

2012-02-18 ZFS for Mac OS X — ZEVO

2012-01-22 More Memory With Big Photoshop Jobs = Big Speedup

2012-01-19 ULTIMATE Mac Pro — the MPG Pro Workstation Solution with OWC PCIe SSD (for Video and Database and Scientific and Huge Photoshop Users)

2012-01-11 OWC 16GB Memory Modules for 2009/2010 2011 Mac Pro — Tested and Run at Full Speed

2012-01-06 OWC 16GB Memory Modules for 2009/2010 Mac Pro — 48GB / 96GB in Mac Pro


2011-12-17 Price for MacBook Pro 16B Memory Plunges (or 32GB for iMac)

2011-12-17 Mac Pro Now, or Wait?

2011-12-09 Deals: Memory Prices for MacBook Pro Plummet, OWC Offers Free Shipping for over $29 orders

2011-12-01 Memory Price Trends Graphs Updated

2011-12-01 End of Life for the Apple Mac Pro? Still no word from Apple

2011-11-26 MPG Reader Special Prices at OWC — even lower than Black Friday prices

2011-11-12 Memory Price Trend Graphs Updated

2011-11-01 Memory and Hard Drive Prices: Win Some, Lose Some

2011-11-01 End of Life for the Apple Mac Pro?

2011-11-01 Apple MacBook Pro 2.5 GHz Quad-Core with 16GB Memory

2011-10-31 First Look: Apple MacBook Pro 2.5 GHz

2011-10-24 MacBook Pro Speed Bump: Faster Than Ever— Make it Even Faster and Save Some Money

2011-10-19 Price Drop for 8GB Modules for MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro

2011-10-11 Price History of Memory for Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac Memory

2011-10-03 Mac Pro 48GB Memory Kit Now Under $1000

2011-10-03 Bottom Near for MacBook Pro Memory Prices?

2011-10-03 Apple iMac Memory Prices Flatten

2011-09-09 Memory Prices Stabilize for MacBook Pro

2011-09-09 Memory Prices Stabilize for Mac Pro

2011-09-09 Memory Prices Stabilize for Apple iMac

2011-08-15 Get 16GB of Memory for Apple iMac for Only $148!

2011-08-15 Big Price Drop on OWC 16GB Memory Kit for Apple Macbook Pro

2011-08-11 No New Mac Pro, As Makes Sense in Context

2011-08-09 Memory Prices Stabilize for Mac Pro

2011-08-09 Memory Prices Drop for MacBook Pro

2011-07-20 Apple’s July 2011 MacBook Air

2011-07-14 Mac Memory Prices Slump Some More

2011-07-04 OWC 480GB Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD With Photoshop CS5 on 2011 Mac Pro

2011-06-27 Mac Memory Prices Continue to Drop

2011-06-24 Final Cut Pro X Usage of CPU Cores and Memory

2011-06-18 Which Mac Pro for Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3.x?

2011-06-08 Mac Pro Memory Prices Drop Some More

2011-06-01 Memory Price Trends for Mac Pro and MacBook Pro and iMac

2011-05-24 Reviewed in Depth: OWC 16GB Memory Modules for Mac Pro

2011-05-21 16GB Memory Modules for Mac Pro

2011-05-13 Update on Photoshop CS5 DisallowFlateCompressedPSD.plugin

2011-05-10 Reader Comments on 16GB Memory Modules for Mac Pro

2011-05-09 64GB Memory for 12-core Mac Pro Now Under $1500 + Memory Price Trends

2011-05-04 MPG Pro Workstation: 4-cores @ 2.93GHz, 24GB Memory as 3 X 8GB, 4 X 3TB Hard Drives, 240GB 6G SSD, Built and Pre-Tested, $4920

2011-05-03 Apple’s Sandy Bridge iMac Arrives

2011-04-28 MacBook Pro Memory Prices Are Steady, Cheap for 8GB, Pricey for 16GB

2011-04-27 Prices at Rock Bottom for 4GB, 8GB Mac Pro Memory Modules

2011-04-21 OWC 6G 240GB SSD — WOW! Blazing Fast with Photoshop CS5 and File Copies

2011-04-07 Prices at Rock Bottom for 4GB, 8GB Mac Pro Memory Modules

2011-03-21 OWC Transitions to 25nm Flash Memory With Big Price Drop for 480GB SSD at $920

2011-03-21 Hibernate Mode With OWC SSDs, and All Sandforce-based SSDs

2011-03-20 The Changing Solid State Drive Landscape

2011-03-19 New Intel Xeon E3 Chips For Servers or Possibly the Mac Pro

2011-03-19 Final Cut Pro Dropped Frames and Anti-Virus Software on Mac OS X

2011-03-18 OWC Begins Transition to 25nm Flash Memory With Big Price Drop for 400GB SSD

2011-03-18 Do OCZ Solid State Drives Contain Tier 2 Flash Memory?

2011-03-10 MacBook Pro With 16GB Makes All the Difference for Big Jobs

2011-03-09 Photoshop CS5 Tests Updated for 16GB Memory in MacBook Pro, 2.8GHz Mac Pro

2011-03-09 Photoshop CS5 Tests Updated for 16GB Memory in MacBook Pro, 2.8GHz Mac Pro

2011-03-09 Is 32GB for iMac Coming Next?

2011-03-07 “Secret” Firmware Update Allows 2008 MacBook Pro to use 8GB Memory

2011-03-07 Memory, CPU and Compute Speed Results for 2011 MacBook Pro 2.3Ghz 4-Core

2011-03-03 Tests of 2011 MacBook Pro 2.3GHz 4-Core vs 2010 2.66 GHz 2-core, Mac Pro

2011-02-26 Upgrading MacBook Pro Memory Does Not Affect the Apple Warranty

2011-02-26 Apple Now Offers 8GB Memory Modules for Mac Pro

2011-02-15 Photoshop Performance: Beware of Memory Usage and Mac OS X Cache

2011-02-04 Mac Pro: How Many CPU Cores?

2011-01-28 Memory Prices at rock bottom for Apple Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac

2011-01-23 Thoughts on the future of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

2011-01-05 SPECIAL DEAL on a 2009 Mac Pro 2.93GHz as an MPG Pro Workstation

2011-01-03 Why I Always Have At Least 24GB memory (and why a 16GB iMac doesn’t cut it)


2010-12-14 Solid State Drive (SSD) Price Trends

2010-12-11 Update on Memory Prices for Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, iMac

2010-12-02 Memory Price Trend: 8GB Modules for Mac Pro

2010-11-28 Memory Prices Plummet: Save $465 on 8GB MacBook Pro Memory, Save $1000 on 12GB Mac Pro Memory

2010-11-06 Case Study: Upgrading the 2010 MacBook Pro for Photoshop and Lightroom

2010-10-30 Reader Feedback on Mac Pro Setup and more

2010-10-29 MacBook Air — Comparing to MacBook Pro 13"

2010-08-19 It’s Official —16/24/ 32GB in 2010 Mac Pro 4/6-Core

2010-08-12 Memory for 2010 Mac Pro at OWC

2010-08-10 2010 Mac Pro 4/6-core Processors — Why There is a 16GB Memory Limit (maybe, maybe not)

2010-08-09 How to Mitigate 2010 Mac Pro 4/6-core Memory Limits

2010-08-09 16GB LIMIT for 4-core and 6-core Mac Pro? 32GB limit for 8/12-core Mac Pro?

2010-08-01 Mac Pro August 2010 Pricing Estimates — Ouch!

2010-07-31 OWC a la Carte Upgrades for iMac, including eSATA, Memory, SSD option

2010-07-31 New! MPG Pro One™ (pro-grade iMac)

2010-07-31 How Photoshop CS5 Saves Me Time (and how it wastes my time too)

2010-07-28 Pricing and Valuing the iMac Against the Mac Pro

2010-07-27 Memory Upgrades — How Does Your Vendor Test?

2010-06-15 Big Price Drop on 8GB Memory Modules

2010-05-30 How to save 8GB of space on your MacBook Pro boot drive!

2010-05-27 Memory prices drop for MacBook Pro 8GB kit

2010-04-30 Optimizing Photoshop CS5 — 5X slower or 3X faster than CS4!

2010-04-26 Special report: Virtual Memory Performance on Apple MacBook Pro

2010-04-14 DIGLLOYD Mac Performance Guide releases powerful Mac Performance Enhancement and Testing Tools — diglloydTools 2.0 | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
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