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I had this issue recently, and I realized I had incorrectly reset the NVRAM. I simply went through the reset again, and all was well. It's fairly easy to do. You just need 6 fingers on each hand.. Here's the Apple site explaining how to perform the reset. Here are the salient points (but I urge you to read the article). On Mac notebooks with non-removable ...


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I had the same issue with the Samsung SSD. The main issue appeared to be with spotlight indexing. After installing the SSD the drive would not index. If you click on the spotlight search does it show indexing with a progress bar and estimated time with no estimate? If so this answer will help fix your issue. I tried several fixes before I solved the issue. ...


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This finally appears to be resolved with 10.10.4. I am thrilled beyond measure at the moment and hope that others find the same relief that we've all been waiting for who have been experiencing this dreadful problem.


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Recently I came across DiskFresh which would somewhat accomplish what I was originally asking for. This Windows (Bootcamp partition required) tool will rewrite all data of partitions or an entire disk. This approach seems a little less painful than wiping my SSD and restoring it from a backup. However, it also comes with the downside of doing an additional ...


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Yes this is perfectly normal behaviour. You can change the thermal paste if you want but you won't see any great difference in thermal levels. The Intel HD4000 GPU is integrated in the i5 die and CPU/GPU throttling is the main protection mechanism for thermal limiting .


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Something to consider here is that software builds are often I/O intensive rather than CPU intensive. Increasing disk speed or bus speed would help a bit here, but probably not significantly. The details, of course, would depend on the details of your project. Because disk I/O would be the bottleneck, I'm not sure if the distinction between higher clock ...


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I noticed Chrome got mentioned. Chrome too give me memory trouble. Especially when I open Google Drive, it just go crazy and eat all the RAM, and subsequently all the swap it can get. Switch to Safari and regularly restart memory leaking applications. There's no other way round.


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Here's great article about this subject. More cores, slower clock speed Pros Applications that support multi-threading will greatly benefit from having a higher number of cores at their disposal Increasing the amount of cores in your CPU is a cost effective way of increasing performance Multi-threading support for applications will ...



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