1. Z

    FW800 port: testing its speed

    Is it possible to test the speed of my FW800 transfers? They do feel a bit sluggish!
  2. cheddar-caveman

    Speeding up a movie in iMovie

    I have uploaded 100+ still photos of a sunset - time lapse. I have joined them together with "cross dissolve" and it tracks very nicely but too slowly. The speed icon is "grey" so pressing it does nothing so how can I speed up the movie? Thanks
  3. KevinAPearson

    Hard drive connection which is best?

    I'm getting my first Mac Mini (2020) in a couple of weeks. I have 3 WD 8TB external USB 3.0 Hard Disks that I want to connect. I'm trying to work out if there is any "Best" way to connect the drives to my Mac Mini. I have 3x usb-c to usb 3.0 adaptors I could use to attach them all to a separate...
  4. Z

    flash drive speeds

    Is there any way to find out how fast are usb flash drives are? Perhaps there are apps that can benchmark read & write speeds etc?
  5. J

    2019 MacBook Pro 16" - slower Wi-Fi speed compared to 2015 MBP?

    Summary: 2015 MacBook Pro 15 download speed: 76.2 MiB/s (megabytes per second) 2019 MacBook Pro 16 download speed: 48.4 MiB/s (megabytes per second) Remote = remote server on gigabit ethernet Create an test file locally (and then place on the remote server) $ dd if=/dev/zero of=bigfile bs=1M...

    Other iPhone 11 Series Reception Poll

    Does your iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro get better or worse reception than your previous iPhone? Please note that I am looking to compare previous versions of iPhones to the new iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro only.
  7. V

    Speed difference amongst 16" SSD options?

    Do you guys think there's any considerable (say >5%) read and or write speed difference between the various SSD capacity options of the 16" Macbook Pro?
  8. V

    SSD Capacity vs Speed

    Hi, Does anyone know the read & write speed difference amongst the different BTO capacities on the 2019 15" Macbook Pro? I'd like to buy a 16" and use that as a reference in my choice of SSD capacity
  9. Sven Seven

    All iPads iPad USB 3 speed with Xcode?

    Hello, I know the question of fast transfer speeds with iPads has been discussed at various places on the internet and on this forum. But I only found discussions about file transfer using that Lightning-to-USB3-adapter where the iPad is the host. Can any of you developers confirm that there...
  10. S

    2014 vs 2015 – The specs look identical – so which one is faster?

    And by faster, I mean, performs well under a high CPU load. It's an Macbook Pro 2014 vs an upgraded 2015 – what do we think? Web search seems to say they're pretty identical. https://www.gumtree.com/p/macs/13-quot-macbook-pro-retina-2015-2.7ghz-i5-upgrade-to-500gb-ssd/1345506590 or...
  11. V

    Apps optimized for Swift 5

    i was wondering if there is a list with apps that are already updated and optimized for Swift 5. For example, the latest Facebook app did get some improvements. The app is booting faster on my device with the latest update. Not sure if this comes because it uses the Swift 5 code now.
  12. H

    iMac 2019 - upgraded w 2 extra ram and the speed dropped to 2400 MHz?

    Hi everybody. I bought the iMac 2019 27" base model with 2x 4GB ram in it. Today I upgraded it with 2x 16 GB 2666 MHz DDR4 Corsair Vengeance. At first the computer didn't boot, but after inserting the new Corsair ram into the slots the original ram was, and placing the original ram in the empty...
  13. bcartwright86

    MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) SSD Speed

    Hi I have a MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) and was wondering if anyone knows why I'm getting such slow speed from my ssd especially my read speeds?
  14. H

    iPhone Cercube v4.2.2.10 Download Time

    Been trying to download an audio only file and noticed it's taking FOREVER...and if the iPhone goes to sleep, the download stops and completely deletes. Suggestions? Back when I used YouTube++ or ProTube, this never happened as speeds were always under a minute or two.
  15. coco carter

    Change Fusion Drive to SSD or upgrade RAM for photo editing?

    To speed up my photo editing on Lightroom, I was advised to change my fusion drive to SSD as opposed to upgrading my RAM. Is this the best option? And if so, can somebody recommend a suitable SSD? I've got an iMac 27 inch (late 2013) 3.5 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Storage -...
  16. DCWolfie

    NAS serving low speed

    So I have a problem with my NAS just giving me around 10-15MB/s write and ~20MB/s read. This is a WD EX2 with two WD RED 4TB discs. I've done a lot of troubleshooting, but now I'm completely lost. Connecting the unit directly to a computer with an Ethernet cable gives speeds of over 100MB/s, so...

    Mac Pro 2012 - 4gb ram- OS - 10.14.1 screen to wake up, take ages

    Hi Friends, After few seconds in idle position screen goes off, then when try any key wake up my system it does not respond instantly, it takes 5 to 10 seconds to respond. But in my previous Mac air it was not the case, it opens instantly. Is there any option to fix it.

    I tried this in my Mac Pro 2012, system speed is improved

    Hi friends, I was searching online to increase my Mac Pro speed with out upgrading hard disk to ssd and increasing RAM. Disabling all animation in Mac OS will help opening your apps fast. When you close an application and reopen it, it will start from where it left disable it, then the app...
  19. A

    Mojave Performance on 2015-2018 MBA ?

    Hi, just wondering, for those of you with non-retina MBAs.... how is the performance / speed on Mojave? would you recommend updating ? any other pointers? (I heard about some issues with font clarity...) thanks !
  20. P

    RAM not registering as 1333 MHz

    Hello all, I upgraded the RAM in a 2009 Mac pro. I also flashed it to 5,1 firmware. I also replaced the CPU to a X5680. However, when I boot the machine, the RAM is reported as 1066 MHz. I am actually confused about why this occurs? Has anyone else experienced this issue? The RAM that I...