Posts from the desk of OWC Ben M.

How to Format a New Internal SSD in macOS High Sierra

Recently, some OWC customers have reported experiencing a situation where their new SSD will not show up in Disk Utility in High Sierra. Although Disk Utility should always be tried first, a Mac’s Terminal can be used to format the drive in these cases. If the original drive was not upgraded to High Sierra, that should…
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Splitting Your Data: An Alternative to Fusion

Solid State Drives have grown immensely in popularity over the years – and with good reason considering the performance they provide. In fact, I recently upgraded my own Mac mini to a speedy OWC SSD using an OWC Data Doubler...

With An OWC SSD, There’s No Need For TRIM

If you’ve researched using an SSD before, you may have heard how they can slow down over time. Most manufacturers go out of their way to avoid this by suggesting users run TRIM, a command for cleaning up “garbage”...

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...