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Intel is the manufacturer and designor of CPUs that are used in many Mac machines. This tag only should be used when behviour differs from other CPU families e.g. Arm and PPC

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Running Apple Silicon and x86 homebrew side by side, cleanly

TLDR: I am aware that there are plenty of questions from people trying to migrate from Intel to Apple Silicon installations of homebrew; and many questions that speak of confusions from unwanted ...
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Was there ever a MacBook Pro 2020 with intel Processor and without Touch Bar?

I found an offer online for a MacBook Pro 2020 with Intel i7 processor and without Touch Bar (that is, with physical Esc and F1-F12 keys). Did such a model ever exist? I have not heard about anything ...
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Why does external display slow down video playback and how to fix it?

Whenever I connect my Intel MacBook Pro to an external 4K-display and playback video on Youtube or on a video call, for example, CPU usage on kernel_task gradually increases until all 8 cores are at ...
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How can I force an install of an Intel binary on an Apple Silicon machine? In this case, MAMP 6.9

Due the fact that Oracle has not released an ARM version (Apple Silicon) of their Instant Client (OCI8) I am forced to use the Intel version of MAMP with my MacBook Air (M2; 2023) so I can properly ...
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Need to have an information regarding Virtual Ram of Macbook Which consists of Intel i5

0 I am facing an issue at my end which I am unable to get any resolution on the web and want to have a certain discussion on that and my problem is that. I want to have retrieve value of VRAM in ...
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DeepL using significant energy

Why does the DeepL desktop application consume a lot of energy? Even more than Chrome. How can I diagnose it? MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2019 (Intel chip)
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Intel Conda installation on macbook pro : changing the name of environment from "root" to "base"

I have recently installed Intel conda on my macbook pro Sonoma and I have an issue when I list the different available environments of conda : $ conda env list # conda environments: # 2022.2.0 ...
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Macbook pro 13 inch 2019 intel can it get PD charge if draws from 5 A source [duplicate]

Just as the title suggest. I want to know if the PD charge from charger is possible . As 100 watt charge only does pd by 20 V/5 A And my old charger only has 3A power draw Can I use a 100 watt USB c ...
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Can the Processor in the Apple Watch Ultra Beat an Old Pentium 4 CPU in Terms of Raw Performance?

I was staring at my watch and remembered an old Pentium 4 PC I had as a kid. This got me thinking, does my watch have more compute power than that PC did? I'm leaning towards a hard yes, but it's ...
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Is there a way to setup a Apple Intel compilation environment on a Apple Silicon system?

I need to build a large C/C++ project on Macos, and I need to produce binaries for both Intel and ARM architectures. And the compilation involves tons of homebrew tools. I have looked at docker images ...
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QEMU arm on a Intel macOS

I am trying to run a Ubuntu 22.04 ARM64 image on a Intel Mac with the following QEMU command: qemu-system-aarch64 \ -machine type=virt \ -m 4G \ -display default,show-cursor=on \ -usb \ -smp ...
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Running a ARM64 Ubuntu install with QEMU on Intel based Mac Book Pro

I am trying to install a ARM64 ubuntu 22.04 iso with QEMU on an Intel based Mac Book Pro 2019 with the following: qemu-system-x86_64 \ -m 8G \ -smp 6 \ -cdrom ./ubuntu-22.04.3-live-server-arm64.iso \ ...
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How can I run an Intel-based macOS in a virtual environment to test my app? [duplicate]

I am a developer. I've written a native app for macOS on my MacBook Air (with the Apple M2 chip.) Now I need to test it for an Intel-based CPU. When I build my app in Xcode, it is supposed to cover ...
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Age of Empires III Definitive Edition not wotking with Porting Kit 5, on macOS Ventura

I am encountering an issue with Age of Empires 3 Definitive Edition. I purchased the game on Steam but, on account of it only being available for Windows, I tried using Porting Kit (https://www....
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Cannot erase, partition or reinstall - exit code 0 / exit code8

After erasing the main volume to prep my MBP i7 for a transfer of ownership I started reinstalling macOS from recovery mode, but the wifi went down during download and I had to restart my mac as the ...
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Mac Encoding issue for third party screen recording app?

I am using a Mac app that I had made for me and have been using for almost 2 years now with no issues. but recently I got a 2019 MacBook Pro and have been having issue with saving the screen ...
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zsh: bad CPU type in executable (on Intel, not M1)

I have the reverse case of the other question with the same name (zsh: bad CPU type in executable). I used the mac moving assistant to go from an M1 to an Intel, and the PHP that is used in my ...
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Media starts, stops and skips randomly, maybe the keyboard is too hot?

Any media I have playing or active is randomly pausing, starting or (if music/playlist) skipping to the next track/video. This is not an issue to do with a single media client as I get it with ...
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How to run a process on macOS without GPU access?

I would like to be able to open Activity Monitor and see 0 in the GPU% column for that process. All I have are an intel integrated graphics on an intel based Mac. I'm willing to entertain ...
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MacBook13,3 extremely slow suddenly

My old 2016 MacBook Pro is extremely slow all of the sudden, starting a program like finder can take several minutes, every click on a button will have the UI freeze for a few seconds, installing a ...
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I did rm -rf /Library/Java, how to fix it?

So I did rm -rf /Library/Java and I would like to install Java using Homebrew, but this: sudo ln -sfn /usr/local/opt/openjdk/libexec/openjdk.jdk /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/openjdk.jdk gives me ...
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macOS 11+ on Intel based mac

I am wondering if installing a new macOS (Big Sur and newer) that is meant for Apple Silicon macs, on an old Intel-based mac will carry any performance penalty. I'm thinking along the lines that all ...
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zsh: exec format error in Ventura when running a bin file

I still use Snapz Pro as my main screen capture app. I recently upgraded both my M1 Mac Studio and my Intel iMac to Ventura. Because Ambrosia SW is no longer in business and has no website, the only ...
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Installing MacOS in Recovery Mode from internet or USB fails with Error code: 110

I am helping a friend install MacOS onto her MacbookPro14,1 2017. She purchased it new and it has had no modifications. The disk has been reformatted and from the Disk Utility in Recovery Mode looks ...
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How to make Whisper AI (speech-to-text) use GPU on Intel Macbook Pro?

I just installed Whisper AI to transcribe voice to text. Apparently it does support running on GPU, which should be much more efficient than using the CPU, but I fail to do that. I have read this ...
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USB C monitors no longer working

I have two ASUS ProArt PA27C monitors and a 16" MacBook Pro 2019 (i9, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M, Intel UHD Graphics 630, Ventura 13.1). The MacBook previously connected to the two monitors via daisy-...
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Can I run any lower than my current version of macOS through a virtualisation or emulation environment like Parallels?

My goal is to have access to the install of my old Mac on my new Mac without operating two Macs side-by-side. The configurations are: Old Mac: El Capitan 10.11.6 Intel processor New Mac Ventura 13....
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Upgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 11 for free

I have three Intel Macs which have Windows 10 Pro installed. Windows is activated with a digital license linked to my Microsoft account. All three Macs also have macOS High Sierra or newer installed. ...
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How to use an M1 required app on an Intel Mac

Lately, I've noticed an abundance of M1 apps on the App Store that I can't download on my Intel Mac (i3). Is there a way to download these apps or use some other app to un-Rosetta things? Maybe ...
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My MacBook Pro 2018 (Intel) reaches 100 degrees Celsius very often [duplicate]

I am curious if this is ok. It reaches this temperature very often when some intensive tasks are running. Sometimes it reaches this temperature when application is starting. Fan starts to spin up to ...
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Is it possible to boot both an Intel mac and an Apple Silicon mac from the same system on an external drive?

I have a few macOS systems of various versions (latest Big Sur, Monterey, and now Ventura Beta) on an external drive I use for testing, and sometimes I need to test on an Intel mac and sometimes on an ...
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Windows 11 BootCamp installation failing

I have an 2019 Intel iMac on which I tried to install Windows 11 following instructions from this page. These instructions include disabling the TPM check. I used a (Dutch) Windows 11 ISO, which was ...
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Does Apple silicon hardware support USB tethering in macOS recovery mode?

After updating my Intel MBP to macOS 12.5, I got locked out. When trying to reset the password in the recovery mode (power+cmd+r), USB tethering to my iPhone did not work and I had to use my iPhone as ...
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How do I move a maximized window from one monitor to another?

I am new to macos and I am not able to move maximized windows from one monitor to another. Is it possible in mac? I am using macOS Big Sur, Version 11.3.1.
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What i7 MacBooks have?

Here I have a mid 2015 15" MacBook Pro, CPU is identified as: Processor Name: Quad-Core Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.2 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 4 L2 ...
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Would the performance of i7 + 16GB be equalled/excelled by 8GB RAM and M1? (Or, is M1 more RAM efficient?)

My current laptop runs an i7 with 16GB RAM. However, I'm looking to upgrade for compatibility with macOS Ventura in the fall. New M1 Macs being expensive, I'm looking to slim down the cost while still ...
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Should I upgrade my Intel E7600 CPU for an E8600 in my iMac 27" late 2009?

It all begun when my factory Seagate Barracuda started clicking. I knew the end was nigh for my beloved iMac 27" 10,1. I then watched some tutorials, did some research and realised I could do ...
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If my MBA has 4 cores, why does About This Mac say it has 2?

In About This Mac, it says that my Mac has a dual-core CPU, but Activity Monitor says that I have 4. I also checked this in Terminal with sysctl -n hw.ncpu but it also gave 4. If I have 4 cores, why ...
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Monterey VM reboot loop and kernel panic in VirtualBox 6.1.32 (on Apple host hardware)

Environment Apple MBA 2020 MacBook Air9,1 / Intel / x86_64 machine Host OS: macOS Big Sur 11.6.2 Host OS Build: 20G314 SW: VirtualBox 6.1.32 r149290 (also tried on VirtualBox 6.1.30 r148432) Guest OS:...
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Cannot update Windows with Bitlocker enabled on Bootcamp - in either PowerShell or Setttings menu

The cause of my issue seems straightforward: I enabled BitLocker on a MacBook Pro, early 2015 model which out-of-the-factory is only available with an Intel processor. That having been said - and ...
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Migrate home-brew back from M1 to Intel

I needed to migrate back from a M1 MacBook to an Intel one again. Yes I do not like it either but that is my challenge. I used build in the Migration Assistant from Apple to copy over all relevant ...
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