Storage

512GB version of the new MacBook Pro has a slower SSD than the Mac it replaces

6 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The 14- and 16-inch M2 MacBook Pros.
In our review of Apple's new M2 MacBook Pros , our testing showed that the laptops' internal storage speeds were higher than those in the M1 MacBook Pros they replaced. But that won't be true for all models-9to5Mac has discovered that for the entry-level models with 512GB of storage, the M2 MacBook Pro's storage is slower than that in the M1 version.
The high-level Blackmagic Disk Speed Test shows the 512GB version of the M1 Pro MacBook Pro with a 4,900 MB/s read speed and 3,951 MB/s write speed, while the M2 Pro version shows a 2,973 MB/s...
Read more ...

 

Apple, why the heck is my new MacBook's SSD so slow?

Apple, why the heck is my new MacBook's SSD so slow?

6 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

If you're considering picking up one of the newly-released MacBook Pro M2 models, watch out: it looks like Apple has cut some corners (presumably in the name of keeping manufacturing costs down) when it comes to the SSD found in the entry-level iterations of the new laptop. As spotted by ZONEofTECH on Twitter, the 512GB drive found in the base configuration of the 2023 MacBook Pro is significantly slower than the SSD used in the previous M1-powered model. It's a fairly major drop; over 400MB/s slower writes and almost 1,400MB/s slower reads. This Tweet was later corroborated by 9To5Mac...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Storage      Apple      Mac      Laptops      Laptop      Tech      14-inch MacBook Pro      M2 Pro      Twitter      One      Open  


Spotify has officially crossed 200 million premium subscribers

Spotify has officially crossed 200 million premium subscribers

According to its latest financial report, Spotify is reaching new heights of premium usage around the world... while continuing to bleed money. Read more ...

This new Chromebook hack could let you sideload your work laptop

This new Chromebook hack could let you sideload your work laptop

If you're one of the more than 50 million Chromebook users in education (though Google 's figure is almost a year out of date), then you'll be familiar with the restrictions... Read more ...

Why getting a new password manager could be the best security decision you...

Why getting a new password manager could be the best security decision you make this year

It's never easy starting or growing a business, but as you juggle a myriad of considerations and decisions, one thing that is always important is security. With new threats and... Read more ...

The first Metaverse plugin for WordPress developers has landed

The first Metaverse plugin for WordPress developers has landed

The first WordPress plugin that allows web developers to deploy 3D immersive, multiuser Metaverse worlds in any WordPress website or blog has been released. Croquet Metaverse... Read more ...

Latest Pixel Buds A-series 3.519.0 firmware update breaks Bluetooth pairing

Latest Pixel Buds A-series 3.519.0 firmware update breaks Bluetooth pairing

The latest 3.519.0 firmware update for the Pixel Buds A-series is causing Bluetooth pairing issues for those that have installed it on their wireless earbuds. more... Read more ...

Entire Galaxy S23 lineup seen in live images

Entire Galaxy S23 lineup seen in live images

Samsung ‘s highly anticipated Galaxy S23 series flagship smartphones will finally be official tomorrow. But, some retailers have already started putting the shiny new Galaxy... Read more ...

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake - Where to Find All Golden Spatulas

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake - Where to Find All Golden Spatulas

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake is filled to the brim with collectibles and reasons to revisit the game's levels. Among them are the Golden Spatulas, which are the... Read more ...

IPhone 14 major supply problems could break four year earnings streak

IPhone 14 major supply problems could break four year earnings streak

Apple is expected to post its first year-over-year revenue decline since 2019's March quarter, with iPhone availability one of the reasons according to analysts. Read more ...

Huawei can't even get 4G chips for its phones from US companies anymore

Huawei can't even get 4G chips for its phones from US companies anymore

The US ban on Huawei has had massive impacts on the Chinese company over the past couple of years, effectively taking down what was once the second-biggest smartphone brand on... Read more ...

Latest update for OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro might brick your phone

Latest update for OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro might brick your phone

If you're using a OnePlus 9 or OnePlus 9 Pro, don't install any updates, as OnePlus has just issued a warning that the update is bricking devices. more... Read more ...