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12core16GB OWC Tests Mac Pro 2013 With 12-Core Processor
The top-of-the-line 12-core Mac Pro 2013 has arrived at OWC. And now that we have our hands on it, we’ve had the opportunity to do benchmark tests. We’ve tested the stock unit with an Intel Xeon E5-2697 V2 12-Core...

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.59.06 PM OWC Confirms Mac Pro 2013 Processor Upgradeable
During our teardown of the late 2013 Mac Pro last week, we discovered that the new model had a removable CPU that allows for user upgrades. We got our hands on an Intel E5-2667 V2 8-core 3.30GHz with 25MB...

stopwatch 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display 13″ and 15″ Initial...
After securing a 13-inch model and 15-inch model of the new MacBook Pro with Retina display that was unveiled Tuesday at Apple’s special event, we’ve done some benchmarking with each model to get an early look at how the new PCIe SSDs perform. 2013 13″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display...

Not All Cables Are Made The...
Here in the OWC Test Labs we sample products from all over. Some items we test as components for our own products, others we put through the paces to...

Globe-DIY-231x300 OS X 10.8.3 Now Offers Fusion...
We’ve been waiting and waiting for Apple to release the next version of OS X Mountain Lion in hopes that the next full version would have all the necessary...

Globe-DIY-231x300 Creating your own Fusion Drive
One of the newest technologies available with the latest Macs is the ability to have what Apple calls a Fusion Drive. This is essentially a Solid State drive and...

SSD-Race Not All SSDs Are Created Equal...
It’s been about a year or so since we introduced the OWC Mercury Extreme Pro and Pro RE Solid State drives and, what a year it’s been! We’ve seen them...

extremeSSD Why I Only Can Use An...
I miss my Solid State Drive (SSD). This past Monday was a sad day… I had to pull my OWC Mercury Extreme Enterprise SSD out of my MacBook Pro...

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Being in the Product Development Department at OWC means I get my hands on a large amount of product you see listed on our site (as well as some...