All Posts by Date or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
also by Lloyd: diglloyd.com photography and WindInMyFace.com
Thank you for purchasing through links and ads on this site.
OWC / MacSales.com...
diglloyd Deal Finder...
Buy other stuff at Amazon.com...
Get up to 16x more storage and 2x the speeds of the original drive
Handpicked deals...
$3698 $2998
SAVE $700

$2397 $1897
SAVE $500

$1199 $898
SAVE $301

$1299 $1169
SAVE $130

$4499 $3999
SAVE $500

$1399 $1099
SAVE $300

$1499 $1299
SAVE $200

$4499 $3149
SAVE $1350

$2299 $1599
SAVE $700

$2498 $2198
SAVE $300

$1799 $1379
SAVE $420

$2998 $2498
SAVE $500

$2199 $1999
SAVE $200

$430 $220
SAVE $210

$3399 $2299
SAVE $1100

$6299 $3599
SAVE $2700

$398 $278
SAVE $120

$1499 $1019
SAVE $480

$1279 $719
SAVE $560

$1699 $1549
SAVE $150

2018 MacBook Pro
$6299 $3599
15-inch 2.9 GHz Intel Core i9 6-core, 32GB, 4TB SSD, Radeon Pro 560X

Fantastic MBP at a great price!
LIMITED QUANTITY available.

Why you need more space than you need!

Hard drives slow down as they fill up

I often talk with consulting clients whose very legitimate complaint is that their hard drive(s) are just too slow. Sometimes it’s also a “stack 'o drives” mess— an unruly pile of cables and drives with crappy power supplies that will soon fail (get the QX2).

But sometimes it’s just because they are using Firewire 800, an idea whose time has long passed (and a major reason the iMac is “dead-end Mac”).

But often it’s simply because they’re running with a drive that is 70%, 80%, 90% full— so it’s running at about 60-70% of its peak speed.

Hard drives slow down as they fill up. Read more.

With constant data density, and π X diameter determining “data velocity”, the speed is a simple matter of bits traveling past the heads of a hard drive.

Unlike hard drives, a quality solid state drive like the Mercury Extreme Pro does not slow down as it fills up.

But the wrong choice of SSD slows down for other reasons, and some are “dogs” to start with, so caveat emptor: SSDs are not inexpensive.


Deals Updated Daily at B&H Photo
View all handpicked deals...

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens
$2397 $1897
SAVE $500

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2019 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__