I'm running a water-damaged Late 2011 Macbook Air. After letting it dry and changing the battery (which died), the computer is still really slow and after doing some investigation, and applying a fix ...
My CPU is running slow after a system restore (4x0.8 GHz). Turbo Boost is definitely not working. And how can I fix it?
Last weekend, my Macbok Air suffered a heart attack and I ended up doing several hard shutdowns due to an unresponsive system. In the end I had to do a full system restoration. Everything is working ...
I have a 2012 MacBook Air Intel Core i5 8 GB memory (Mountain Lion). I am trying to install Wine through MacPorts, but after about a minute of building Wine, CPU usage rapidly rises into the 90s, and ...
AnandTech has a instructions1 on how you can check the Turbo Ratios for the Mac's CPU. Since they are logged, the information is very easy to find. In Mountain Lion you can do this the following ...
I checked the specs, and the i5-3427U CPU has 2 cores. But the Activity Monitor shows 4 little charts for the CPU, so it looks like 4 cores. Which is correct? Why does the Activity Monitor have 4 ...
I'm a developer and often times I need to compile some packages or maybe even run some codes for couple of hours. Recently I have noticed that whenever I use Homebrew to install something, it ...
The new MacBook line has a new turbo boost added to the processor: What exactly does this mean? From what I've heard, the processor can runs above the clocked speed for a short period of time. ...