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Your processor automatically throttles itself when it gets too hot, OS X automatically sets the fan speeds appropriate, and in the off-chance your computer gets too hot, it will automatically shut off. You don't need to worry about a modern computer getting "over-worked".


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It depends on what kind of programming you're going to do. Especially if you going to test the programs that you're developing. Any of these "is it worth it" questions are going to be highly subjective. I would think that an average programmer would value the SSD more than the extra CPU speed, as compiling/building involves a lot of small files which the ...


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Restart computer hold CMD+R it will boot into recovery Click reinstall OS X


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I ended up taking the laptop to a Apple Store and they said that the hard drive bracket needed replacement. They agreed to do it for free since it is covered by the Apple Quality program. Apparently, the hard drive bracket is something that breaks in this model and Apple has the decency of repairing it for free despite being way out of warranty. One thing I ...


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yup! boot off of your installation usb drive and instead of going straight into the install run 'Disk Utility' and remove all your partitions.


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I had same issue, just be patient, first time o thought it was frozen after wait about 35 min. i shut it down and made a new try, this time i just wait more 14 minutes and taaaaa reboot just working fine... Be patient (instaling El Capitan from memory stick on new ssd samsung evo 850 Hard Drive with a iMac 21 mid 2011.) Thank you all


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If you can get it online (for example, with an Ethernet cable), all you have to do is hold command-R at startup to enter recovery mode and install the OS over the Internet. You can also use it to format the disk if needed. http://www.techradar.com/us/how-to/computing/apple/how-to-fix-mac-boot-up-problems-in-recovery-mode-1305641


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You can connect a harddisk (also SSD) with another mac via thunderbolt or firewire. It will see it as external harddisk so you wont need to remove it from your macbook. How to run a other macbook as external harddisk: Connect the two mac's with thunderbolt to thunderbolt OR firewire to firewire Power on the mac which has the harddisk you want to check ...


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Yes, having had the same issue myself you need to erase and setup the drive again from scratch. It comes from the factory setup as you describe for whatever reason. After backing up all your data (or if you already have a good backup or don't need one), follow these instructions: Power off your Mac. Power on then immediately hold the Left Command, Option ...


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With RAID1 your disk drives write operations will be directed to both drives: your write operations will proceed at the speed of the slower drive. That is to say your system will always be waiting for the slower drive, and you will lose all the speed benefit of the SSD. Read operations will likely be directed to one drive only: you might or might not find ...


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The thing I would do is wipe the computer entirely (make a backup if you need) and then install the OS. If you can't install a clean new OS on to an erased drive, you can know a hardware repair is needed. You can try installing the OS onto an external drive if that's faster than swapping the internal drive. Hardware repair is basically a process of: get a ...


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I suggest trying to put the SuperDrive back, and then seeing if the SATA cable for that works, if it does, you can switch the HDD for the SSD to check if it's faulty. Also - there are inexpensive power supply / USB data connection kits so you could get one of those and test the bracket you purchased external to either MacBook and see if everything works ...


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Take a look at the OS X Activity Monitor (it's in Applications/Utilities) Do you see a process called installer? Go to /Library/LaunchAgents/ Do you see file names like? com.genieo.completer.update.plist or /Library/LaunchAgents/com.genieo.engine.plist /Library/LaunchAgents/com.genieoinnovation.macextension.plist /Library/LaunchDaemons/com....


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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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The first thing to do with any SSD problems, is check that the drive has the latest firmware. I had an Intel SSD that was simply not seen on a Mac, but worked fine in a PC. I upgraded the drive's firmware, and now the Mac can see the drive, and even boot from it. Find the latest firmware for the drive, and try applying it. NOTE: updating the firmware on an ...


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People are saying that all 2014 Mini have the connector for PCIe, but the HD-only models are missing the flex cable that has the SSD slot on the other end. Read this thread: http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/apple-pcie-flex-cable-part-number-for-mac-mini-2014.1807145 I using an SSD-less Mac Mini at work, and personally I'm waiting for OWC to offer an ...


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Without a recovery partition and (for whatever reason) your Internet Recovery just won't work, you are down to about 3 options to get OS X installed: Option 1: Install (or Recovery) at an Apple Store If you are close to an Apple Store you can go into one and download the latest OS (if you have a working Mac) or run Internet Recovery using the Apple ...



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