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Apple 2023 Mac Pro M2 Ultra

World’s fastest desktop?.

Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max

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

Thunderbolt peripherals

Reviews of Thunderbolt products..

OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dock

Two-Drive Hardware RAID plus USB ports, SD slot, video, gigabit.

OWC ThunderBay 8

Eight bay storage solution with RAID-0/1/4/5/10 or non-RAID..

OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual USB-C

2-bay storage solution with hardware RAID options.

OWC Thunderbay FLEX 8

Eight bays for HDD, SSD plus PCIe Card and Ports.

OWC Thunderbay IV / 4 Thunderbolt Enclosure

High performance with hard drives or SSDs..

OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual Thunderbolt / USB3

Dual-drive Thunderbolt + USB3 user-selectable RAID..

2013 Mac Pro Performance

Performance of the 2013 Mac Pro..

Fast and Reliable Hardware RAID

How fast and reliable can RAID-0, RAID-5 and RAID-6 go using an 8-drive mini-SAS box and a hardware RAID card?.

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?.

Apple iMac 3.4 GHz (Late 2012)

Apple’s fastest Mac as of Jan 2013?.

Drives and Expansion and Various

Reviews of various hardware and software..

Blog posts


2024-01-01 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Fan Noise, How Loud is Too Loud?


2023-12-28 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Intolerably Noisy with full GPU Usage

2023-12-18 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Adobe Camera Raw AI Denoise + Enhance Details

2023-12-18 Apple 2023 MacBook Pro M3 Max: Intolerably Noisy with full GPU Usage

2023-09-26 Apple Watch Noise Nanny: Outdoor Bicycling is Too Loud


2022-06-24 Apple Mac Studio M1 Ultra: Fan Noise


2020-12-28 Some of my Favorite Stuff and Top Picks at B&H Photo


2019-11-23 iOS 13.2.3: Random Haptic Clicks Drive Me Nuts on iPhone 11 Pro Max

2019-02-07 Banishing the Drone of Spinning Hard Drives: and Fans: Moving to 8TB OWC Thunderblade SSD


2015-12-12 2013 Mac Pro: Video Card Going Bad? Display Signal Problems with Crackling Sound, Reader Confirmation

2015-05-03 Isolating/Blocking Hard Drive Vibration, Especially on a Hardwood Desk or Floor


2014-09-02 OWC Thunderbay Now Up to 24TB (4 X 6TB Hard Drives)

2014-05-06 OWC Thunderbay Fan Noise = Nil

2014-04-07 OWC Upgrades Thunderbay 4-Bay Enclosure to Ultra-Quiet Fan

2014-01-12 Does Fan Noise Matter to You? ('Highly Sensitive’ HSP brain wiring)


2012-06-15 MacBook Pro Retina Display— Beautiful and Looks Bad Too


2011-08-13 My Killer-fast Mac Pro System Based on Solid State Drives (SSD)

2011-03-01 Noisy APC BR1500G Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)

2011-01-15 Hard Drive Noise


2010-07-28 Pricing and Valuing the iMac Against the Mac Pro | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
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