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Accelsior 4M2: RAID 0 + Mac Boot Drive

Occasionally customers who purchased the Accelsior 4M2 ask if it’s possible to “set aside” one of the four installed M.2 SSDs as a macOS boot volume, while the remaining three are used as a RAID 0. This setup will reduce the maximum performance levels as compared to the factory RAID 0 config, but it is possible.

The steps in this Rocket Yard Guide provide an overview of the process.


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Adobe Creative Cloud 2020

Earlier this week, Adobe launched the latest version of the Creative Cloud suite, CC 2020. While we plan to offer a more detailed look at a later time, including the possibility of a couple competitive reviews (think Affinity apps),...

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Adoption of Apple Metal API Increasing

An Application Programming Interface (or API) is a collection of resources (sometimes source code, sometimes a specification, or both) used by developers to achieve specific kinds of functionality in their apps. OpenGL is a long-standing open-source API, designed to...

Apps With Known High Sierra Compatibility...
There’s nothing like the release of a new operating system to put apps to the test. Unsurprisingly, some Rocket Yard readers have reported that specific apps are not playing...

A Look at Adobe Creative Cloud...
Last week Adobe released the latest round of upgrades to the Creative Cloud suite (dubbed “CC 2017”). Adobe’s focus for this release is aimed squarely at refining user experience...

Creative Cloud Design Tips: Low Poly...
This fall we are sharing a series of Creative Cloud Design Tips for those who have some experience but want to learn new workflows for Illustrator, Photoshop, or After...

Creative Cloud Design Tips: Low Poly...
This fall we are sharing a series of simple design techniques for Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects. Rather than setting up a tutorial where you follow a “recipe” and...

Boot Camp Icon Boot Camp Quick Tip: Installing on...
Mac owners using disks that exceed 2.2TB may find it difficult to set up a Windows disk using Apple’s Boot Camp assistant. The root cause of the problem is...

Tech 101: The History of USB...
The USB (or Universal Serial Bus) connection type has been around for almost two decades. Until recently, it was a fairly simple task to make sense of the different USB...