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No - nothing really happened when you asked for the erase and yes - you are basically done when you delete a partition instead of decrypting all of the contents. Even if you used a third-party tool instead of the supplied disk utility to securely overwrite an SSD, it doesn't cover 100% of the storage space due to how flash memory is over provisioned and the ...


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That console message means iPhoto was doing so much processing on the main UI thread that it couldn't even supply updated UI to the windowserver for a few seconds. It could be your iCloud Photostream acting up in iPhoto. I had this issue and had to disable photostream.


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i've seen this on some of my machines... it is fixable (though ican't remember the details for my situation). but it will stay very slow until you clean out those ui/windowserver errors. firstly: have you added any screensavers? have you safe booted to clean out caches and check HD? ...


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If both the HDD and the SSD are running significantly faster when installed in the external enclosure rather than the internal bay, your SATA cable is likely the culprit. Both should run faster when connected via the internal SATA bus vs external USB 3.0 bus. You can run the Apple Hardware Test (which doesn't test your drive, but does test the connection), ...


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I always recommend putting the HDD in the best shock mount and the SSD in the least best shock mount. So leave the HDD in the HDD slot. Unless you know for certain that you will have substantial time where transfers above 1.5 Gbps will happen, then there's no speed to be gained by placing an SSD on a port that negotiates to 3.0 Gbps. The Time you will ...


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Some drives have the sudden motion sensor (SMS) built-in. On my 2011 15" Macbook Pro the Toshiba drive has it built-in. I can confirm this because when I simulate a 'drop' I can hear the drive heads park. When I disable SMS through Trim Enabler and do the drop, there is no clicking. My Toshiba sits in the opti-bay. My SSD sits in the drive bay. I am ...


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This site works best when using one question at the time, so the answers can be found by others for specific topic, but lets make a exception. Your problem might be somewhere else (so we need your Console report for that) but to answer your questions: 1- Is there any way to make sure that my SSD has been replaced? Short of opening the computer and looking ...


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It doesn't work My Pentalobe and Torx bits arrived today and I tried swapping the drives. When I put the 256 GB drive in my Macbook Pro, it doesn't boot and displays this image I tried holding down opt to boot to a usb drive and do a fresh install of Mavericks on the drive. When I attempt to boot from the USB drive, the crossed out circle image is ...



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