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Mar
23
answered What's slowing down my Mac?
Mar
21
comment What's slowing down my Mac?
It's an option I've considered, and I know it will likely solve the issue. but it doesn't address my main concern. Why does this computer perform worse than my 2006 macbook did essentially performing the same basic tasks. I'd like some proof that apple software really has become that much worse, and it's not some other problem. I prefer diagnosing the issue over throwing money at the problem.
Mar
20
comment What's slowing down my Mac?
Yep. Disk was the first thing I suspected, so I started with that.
Mar
20
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Mar
20
comment What's slowing down my Mac?
Looked at the logs. I look at them from time to time for various reasons, and I don't really see anything too crazy. I posted a few log items though.
Mar
20
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Mar
20
comment What's slowing down my Mac?
It's taking a bit ;)
Mar
20
comment What's slowing down my Mac?
@Allan it reports "no issues found"
Mar
20
comment Time machine always needs to restart
@tim.rohrer just added that info. I didn't reformat the disk though. Even though that's a lot of work, I'm willing to do that if there's reasonable evidence that that will do anything. I'm a bit skeptical. The disk itself is probably ext4, and I haven't heard of anyone solving problems by reformatting. But could be wrong.
Mar
20
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Mar
20
comment What's slowing down my Mac?
Overall health is 85.5%. Doing the "quick" self-test showed no errors.
Mar
20
comment What's slowing down my Mac?
Just downloaded it. DriveDX doesn't report any problems. Most of the indicators are at 100%, and some at 85%.
Mar
20
comment What's slowing down my Mac?
Hi @Allan, added the output of diskutil list and the s.m.a.r.t. status was indeed good. But nervous about DriveDX, so I'm doing a bit of research to see what others are saying about it ;)
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20
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