2013

  1. w4rmk

    MP 6,1 Prices need to drop on 2013 Mac Pro - Let's Go!

    I am surprised that pre-owned prices are holding very steady on the 2013 Mac Pro given the imminent release of the new Mac Pro. I am hoping that will change in the coming months. I am on the hunt for a 2013 Mac Pro at the right price. Right now they are still a bit too high priced on eBay...
  2. D

    MP 6,1 Samsung 970 EVO Plus with Sintech adapter compatible with nMP 2013 (trashcan) after a new firmware update?

    Hi, I am planning to buy a brand new Samsung 970 EVO Plus 2TB SSD with a Sintech M.2 NVME adapter card. I have just read that Samsung released a firmware update for this drive a couple of months ago to make it 100% compatible with macOS (before this new firmware many people reported...
  3. lightdisc

    Help Deciding Between Used iMacs

    I am in the market for a budget used iMac that'll get video/audio editing done (especially After Effects). I've come to two affordable options that I will present here for your valued advice. 1. Late 2013 21.5in - 16gb RAM from macsales (OWC) in Excellent condition, 90 day warranty $629 - here...
  4. glittergyrl

    Windows.plst on Startup. How to fix?

    Hello! A few months back I started to get a screen pop up on startup called windows.plst (see image attached). I have searched online to see how to get rid of this but have come up empty. I was on Sierra previously and upgraded but that has not taken care of this problem. Does anyone know...
  5. M

    Macbook Air 2013 Power Issue

    Hi, after some advice on my Macbook Air 2013 It will not power up on battery or when the battery is connected. Only Way To Startup Is By Having The Battery Disconnected & Connecting The MagSafe Power - Which Starts The MACBOOK without using the power button. On the odd occasion i was able to...
  6. A

    Battery Problem, Macbook pro retina 13" late 2013

    So my battery is dead, it only lasts for half an hour or something. It's already over 1000 cycles. I don't mind using my macbook with power adapter. But I sense that there has been a significant drop in performance even when plugged in. The battery status is on "service battery". And i am...
  7. Anim

    2013 Mac Pro + VR worked...kinda

    Not seen much mention of this so decided to try my Samsung Odyssey+ in a 2013 Mac Pro (Bootcamp) and it actually worked. Played The Lab and the game with the ship that has to shoot and dodge enemies for about an hour before pressing the WMR button on the controller caused the game to crash for...
  8. gtx3r

    Swap Logic Board MacBook Air 13" 2013 to 2017

    Hello, I am curious if it is possible to swap a 2013 Macbook Air logic board with a MBA 2017 logic board. I saw some post at (Upgrade MacBook Air A1466 i5 2013 logic board with a newer one 2015) claimed that he successfully installed a 2015 logic board on a 2013 MBA body. Since the logic board...
  9. J

    $900 Mac Pro 2013 or ?

    I have a deal on getting a Mac Pro Late 2013 Quad Core with 16gb ram for $900, is this worth it? I mean I could go hackintosh and all but I would like my Apple Experience to work seemlessly. I do edit 4K and I know lots of computers struggle in that area in general (we use proxies and etc), but...
  10. Cantina

    what monitor brands are mid 2013 macbook air compatible?

    Hi all, I'd like to get myself a 2540x1440 IPS monitor 27inches, and importantly with eye care technology, to work with my mid 2013 MacBook Air. Im not into tech and I wonder if any monitor today would work well or I should rather look for specific brands and or specs. Also, if anyone has some...
  11. CartoonChess

    MBP 2013 vs MB 2017

    Hi all, I'm looking for a stopgap (perhaps one year) machine mainly for running Xcode. The choice is between a late 2013 13" MacBook Pro (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) and last year's base MacBook. Although the MBP is getting old, the stats look fairly similar (please ignore the eMac). Anything obvious...
  12. A

    Using external SSD as boot drive on Mac Pro 2013

    My 2013 Mac Pro (trash can) came with a 1TB internal SSD which is now limiting given that I process large video files that need a lot of scratch space for rendering. I have two options. One, upgrade the internal SSD to 2TB. OWC offers these at around $1400. The second option is to boot the Mac...
  13. C

    Recommendations needed for USB 3.0/Thunderbolt enclosure for external 250GB SSD for iMac.

    AS per the title, anyone got any recommendations as to decent external enclosures for a 250GB SSD that I am planning to use on my iMac as a boot drive? I was very surprised to see that the enclosure can have a significant impact on the transfer speeds as I thought it would be simply a SATA and...
  14. C

    A monitor for my late-2013 rMBP

    Hi all, My trusty machine is the following spec: MacBook Pro 13 inch Late model 2013 2.6 Intel I5 8 GB Memory Intel Iris Graphics Card 1536 MB (thus running 13-inch (2560 x 1600) natively) 512 GB SSD I am now finally contemplating a display/monitor to be able to 'dock' my Macbook when at...
  15. N

    Photos.app terrible performance [MacBook Pro Late 2013 High Sierra]

    Hello folks! I have the MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 with Nvidia GeForce 750M and 16GB of RAM. My laptop has had great performance so far. However, since upgrading to High Sierra I have been experiencing terrible performance when using the Photos.app. In...
  16. NielsO

    MBA Late 2013 boot stuck

    Hi, I use my back-up/spare MacBook Air Late 2013 for testing the new MacOS High Sierra 10.13. After updating last monday to beta 4 for developers I experienced some boot problems. My MB has fire vault enabled so my drive is encrypted for other users. When I boot my MB the first thing I see is...
  17. F

    iMac late 2013, Fusion Drive lost partition after BootCamp fail

    Hey everyone, so, I had to use my iMac for a project and I had to install Windows on it to run some software. Fired up bootcamp, downloaded all I had to, but once it restarted everything got stuck (I let it run for about 4 hours). So I had to reboot it, and that's what probably caused the...
  18. J

    10.12.4 Resolution Issues Cinema HD Display

    Just updated to 10.12.4 on my 2013 6-core Mac Pro with D700s and 16 GB RAM. I have the 30" Cinema HD monitor, which still works beautifully. It's connected to the MacPro via Apple's Apple Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link Display Adapter. Since the update, the monitor is only working at 1280 X 800...
  19. Zeeboy5r

    Mac book air 2013 13' Shutting down when in sleep

    So whenever I put my mac book air to sleep for a long period of time it shuts down completely and has to be plugged into a charger for 5 minutes before it reboots. The light doesn't even show up on the charger at first, and it is always full charged when I put it to sleep, so I don't think...
  20. T

    MBP 15" late 2013 does not sleep on lid close

    Hi everyone, Does anyone know what part of the MBP is responsible for sensing lid being closed? I have a MBP 15" late 2013 which fell and its display broke. Display was replaced and the laptop is mostly flawless but does not sense lid being closed: both in macOS and in BootCamp it stays awake...