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With many of these 'multi-page' applications like web browsers, each open tab or window gets its own 'helper' app, which supports that open web page. The only way to clear them is to close unused tabs. For such as Steam or Unity, the helper app will be the one actually supporting & running the loaded game etc. The 'face' app/portal will just be running ...


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The very same issue happened to me a couple days ago. I follow these instructions to reset my Mac's NVRAM and PRAM. The memory consumption went from 4.5 GB down to 2.8 GB when it started up. Turn off your Mac. Turn it back on again and press & hold Command+Option+P+R (all at the same time) before the gray screen appears. Hold the keys until you hear ...


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I don't have this MacBook Pro anymore as I sold it but I do know that it can't take 16GB of RAM, only up to 8GB.


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If you mean either the 'SD' or the 'Mid 2009' then no, it can take 8GB only. EveryMac is a fabulous resource for that type of info, including in some cases, whether a machine can actually take more RAM than the Apple official original spec claims.


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Check with this command (will show more processes): sudo ps -awxm -o %mem,rss,comm | sort -nr | head if won't help, check with fs_usage to display system calls and page faults related to filesystem: sudo fs_usage -f filesys,diskio especially page in and out by appending the following to above command: | egrep -i "page_|pgin|pgout" Add extra | grep -...


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Just fought through the problem of SBBOD or SWOD if you will, after startup on my 2006 macpro tower running is 10.6.8. Turns out, in my case, it had to do with IPv4 and IPv6 in the network settings panel and AirPort. The problem started when I switched from cable to fi-optics. Apparently, the fi-optics modem is not ready for IPv6. Go into system ...


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Yes it will work, although it's always better to have the same latency and MHz kits.


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I am 99% sure that the 2013 MBP will not be compatible with faster RAM than 1600MHz, Apple spec sheets state this, with a memory type of DDR3L. DDR3 is capable of being faster than 1600MHz; DDR4 has different latencies and clockspeeds to DDR3. I think you're on a hiding to nothing trying to de-solder DDR3 RAM and solder in DDR4. You can try if you like, ...


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I usually buy any branded memory with the same pins and MHz and it always work. But there are brand names that manufacture for Apple products, like OWC. But Corsair and Crucial etc have memory sets as well, specifically designed for Mac: Adamanta | ArchMemory | Crucial | Corsair


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You will need two "16GB Kits" to get the full 32GB. I have personally done this in my iMac 27" The memory that I recommend is Crucial 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR3L - CT2K8G3S186DM I recommend Crucial because they are very reliable and they have a lifetime warranty. There are brands that are cheaper, but (IMO) it's simply not worth the cost savings of giving up ...


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First i would try and isolate the problem. Is Mail.app taking the same amount of memory on a new user account, im talking about a OS user account (Create a new test user in System preferences -> Users and Groups -> +) In case it does i would look at "/Library/Application Support/Apple/Mail" and compare to a known good system (which only should contain ...


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In my experience, this has occurred when my main system hard drive is running low on free space. (I know; it's something I wish the OS could just reserve for itself, but it can't predict how many applications we'll be running). On top of that, it's worth noting that regular web use now requires far more memory than it did in the past. In activity monitor, ...


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TL;DR: You probably want to exchange the RAM you bought for new sticks. From your picture, it looks like that's a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012). As you mentioned, it does support 2x8 GB (16 GB total) at 1600 MHz (PC3-12800). If the issue doesn't occur with the original RAM, you can be fairly sure that your memory slots are good. It's very likely that the ...


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I am having a similar problem. Just bought two memories 8GB Kingston for my MacbookPro9,2. (Macbook Pro 13" mid 2012 i5 2.5) My guess is that memories slot had some things (dust maybe) and that cause the problems. I tested the memories separately, and the machine worked fine. Right now I have the 16GB of RAM and so far (2h) so good. But if anyone knows ...


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I had a very similar issue after replacing my LCD screen on a late 2012 iMac. Fan was running at high RPM and had high CPU Kernel_task usage. I narrowed it down to a Temperature sensor you must move from the old LCD screen to the new replacement screen. if you forget to do so the CPU speed and Kernel_task are affected slowing down your system.


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You should take the computer to an Apple Store. Any sort of distortion is covered under the Graphics Card replacement program. They have a test they run to verify! Good Luck!


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I am suspecting that you have a GPU failure. "Weird lines" while booting is indicative that there is a problem with the video. Below are a couple samples of the weird lines similar to what I have seen in my travels. However, the best way to test this out with with Apple Hardware Test (AHT). Hold the D key while booting from a powered off state with ...


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I have your same hardware (macbook and ssd) and the problem was the sata cable of notebook. For me surprise, I dont pay nothing to fix it, even my notebook is out of guarantee, there is a recall from apple for this cable. Go you to Apple Authorized service and good lucky !



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