Benchmarking/Performance
stopwatch OWC Tests More Processors With Mac...
We posted our initial testing of the Intel E5-2667 V2 8-core 3.30GHz processor in the Mac Pro 2013 last week after confirming that the new model’s CPU allowed user...

stopwatch 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display...
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...

prod_applemacpro2010 Your Trusty Mac Pro Vs. A...
Wouldn’t it be nice if we lived in a world where your 2009 or later Mac Pro could compete with, or even outperform the brand new, fancy-shmancy 2013 iMac...

stopwatch Further Fusion Testing
Since Apple released their Fusion Drive, there have been a lot blogs focused on how to make a DIY (Do it Yourself) Fusion Drive for non-Fusion-Drive-equipped macs, but very...

Making Your Current Mac Pro Perform...
Last week OWC Larry posed the query – Why Wait For The New Mac Pro? and he touched a bit on the myriad of performance upgrades that are available. But...

e2_image_specs Benchmarking the OWC Mercury Accelsior_E2
The original OWC Mercury Accelsior has been a phenomenal product. To put it simply, those who’ve used it – they never look back. However, we wanted to improve upon...

OWC8566DDR3S32S Late 2009 Core i5 & i7...
The OWC Test Lab technicians have been at it again. After hearing a few forum whispers of 32GB of memory working in the Late 2009 iMacs, we started our...

prod_aura-pro-6genvoypro Confirmed: OWC Aura Pro Faster Than...
Apple has started using either SanDisk or Samsung flash storage modules in their MacBook Pro with Retina display models and rob-ART morgan over at the Bare Feats lab posed the...

stopwatch More Memory = A Faster Mac
Everything is better when it’s faster: cars, amusement park rides, food. Well, maybe not food. But the point is, when things are faster, it leaves more time for you...

stopwatch Quality Cables Important for Good iPad...
Sometimes, important lessons crop up in unexpected places. The new iPads come with 12 Watt adapter bricks, rather than the 10W ones that came with previous generations, so we...