macbook pro 13'' delay problem! Help please :)

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  1. sigmartini, Jan 30, 2014
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    sigmartini macrumors newbie

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    Hi to everyone!
    First post, long time reader..

    I've got a problem with my Macbook pro 13'' (mid 2011 4 gb ram 2,3 GHz i5):
    everytime is in delay: sometimes better sometimes worst.
    For example, i've got a typing delay and the same if i scroll a page with safari; also when i increase the volume or the brightness from the keyboard, the "logo" appears on the monitor after a while (1 or 2 or 3 second).
    And this with or without a lot of programs running.
    I'm not able to understand the reason.
    I had a look on "monitor activity" and the only thing that maybe looks strange is the wired memory that seems to be too high.
    Here is the monitor activity with no running programs:

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    here is monitor activity with just a lot of safari pages opened:

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    I would be really happy if somebody could help me.

    Thanks!!!
     
  2. sigmartini thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I could be more precise. But i don't know where to look for the problem. :(


    :)
     
  3. Bruno09 macrumors 68020

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    Nothing wrong in your captures, in my opinion.

    I suggest this : download and install "Maintenance" from Titanium Software.

    This is a very "safe" software (from the same developer as Onyx), which is very easy to use and can't harm anything (≠Onyx).

    Launch it, uncheck the tick boxes : "Spotlight index", "Mail Envelope index", and "Web browser caches and history", then execute.

    It will close all the apps, run, then ask you to restart the computer at the end.

    This should solve your problem.

    If it does not solve the problems you have with Safari, you probably will have to reinitialize Safari.
     
  4. sigmartini, Jan 30, 2014
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    sigmartini thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks.
    But nothing is changed.
    My problem in not safari, is the macbook that limps.
    like a "go and stop, go and stop, go and stop" (very technical way to explain :) )
    I've done apple hardware test and nothing found....
    Other ideas?
     
  5. yjchua95 macrumors 604

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    Upgrade to an SSD.

    And perhaps you could consider upgrading your RAM to 8GB, although 4GB should be theoretically enough for daily needs.
     
  6. Bruno09 macrumors 68020

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    Please test in another account (not the Guest account, create a new account if you don't have one yet).

    Do you have the same problems there ?
     
  7. sigmartini thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Tested in another account... same problems :(

    But, one interesting thing: i had a firmware password, before the safe mode i've disabled it in the recovery boot. And tha macbook limps (stop and go) also in recovery boot mode, also in enabling the firmware password.
    Just to explain: i've taken my other mbp (2009, 4gb, 2,53 GHz, Intel core duo) and i've made a competition between the two machine in the recovery boot and recovery boot utility (as firmwire password). Result: my 2009 mbp is a lot faster in everything, boot, reboot, enable password, start, restart, log in, log out. Is faster in all the things outside the OS.


    I don't know, i think that the problem isn't in mavericks or software or incompatible login items....
     
  8. Bruno09, Jan 31, 2014
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    Bruno09 macrumors 68020

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    Try running an hardware test. Your HD might be failing.

    If your mac is an Early 2011 Macbook Pro model, it shipped with the 2 grey install DVDs.

    AHT is on the "Applications Install DVD" (AHT 3A210 I think).

    Edit : Question : how much free space on your hard drive ?
     
  9. sigmartini thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Ok. i'm going to try.

    Thanks Bruno 09.

    The hard disk has a lot of free space: i've only installed Mavericks and not else.
     
  10. sigmartini thread starter macrumors newbie

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    AHT done, nothing found...
    But, maybe i've found something!!
    This mbp mounts a TOSHIBA MK3265GSXF 320gb.
    I think that this is not the original one, and so the guy who sold me the mac has changed it and maybe the problem is there.

    Is correct that the TOSHIBA MK3265GSXF hard drive is not the original one for a 2,3 GHz i5 mid 20122 13''?
     
  11. chrisperro macrumors 6502

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    apple uses toshiba and other brands for hard drives, ill recommend to check your hard drive , i have this app call SMART Utility run it and it will tell you if your hard drive is failing.
     
  12. sigmartini thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Hd checked with SMART utility, nothing found.
    I'm thinking about the flexy data cable that links the hd to the logic board...
    what do you think about it?
     

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