Questions dealing with performance of Apple hardware or software, especially about troubleshooting or improving poor performance.

The Performance tag is appropriate for questions about improving or troubleshooting the performance of Apple hardware and software. These may include, for example, questions like:

  • Is it necessary / possible to upgrade <older-model hardware> to handle <new version of OS X>?
  • Why does <a certain application> slow my computer down when I wake from sleep while it's running?