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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-05-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By Alcorel
External display for MBP 2012 / Macbook 2007

I'm just looking for advice on an external display for both my MBP late 2012 and my "old-but-still-around" Macbook 2007.

First, let me tell you why I'm looking for an external display. I had a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-12-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Alcorel
In my opinion, you won't notice an i5 vs i7....

In my opinion, you won't notice an i5 vs i7. However, when it comes to RAM, or an HDD vs SSD, in these you'll notice significant difference in performance...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-12-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Alcorel
Just make sure you buy brand-new and as was said,...

Just make sure you buy brand-new and as was said, for 4GB you can get it pretty cheap.

By the way, of course someone can confirm this, but I just found out that right now all RAM price is high...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-10-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Alcorel
I'll be doing the same upgrade soon and given...

I'll be doing the same upgrade soon and given what I've read so far I see no reason to clone externally, one advantage of having both drives in the system is performing that operation once your SSD...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-10-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Alcorel
For the use you'll give to your MBP, I'd say the...

For the use you'll give to your MBP, I'd say the current specs are enough, however whether or not to upgrade is just a matter of how much you're willing to pay for the machine. Maxing RAM or the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-10-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Alcorel
Yes, according to Apple it only runs at 1333MHz...

Yes, according to Apple it only runs at 1333MHz and is also supposed to support 8GB max, however plenty of people are successfully running 16GB at 1600MHz in the exact same model.

A local shop in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-09-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Alcorel
I'll be buying RAM from amazon.co.uk, so I have...

I'll be buying RAM from amazon.co.uk, so I have easy access to either Crucial or Corsair. So, would you go for Crucial instead of Corsair?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-09-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Alcorel
Thanks for the feedback! I'll follow your advice...

Thanks for the feedback! I'll follow your advice and I'll put the SSD in the HDD slot and then I'll hook the HDD to the optical bay adapter, as I actually put my computer to sleep often!

I can't...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-08-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Alcorel
Upgrading a late 2011 MBP

Hello,

Just looking for some feedback on the following upgrade. As the title says, I own a late 2011 MBP with default factory hardware (500GB HDD, 4GB RAM) and I mainly use my computer for...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-22-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,659
Posted By Alcorel
Thanks for the input, I made up my mind and got...

Thanks for the input, I made up my mind and got the previous 13" MBP (i5 processor, 4GB RAM). After thinking carefully, I think this machine has enough specs for what I need it to do, besides, a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-21-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,659
Posted By Alcorel
Hello guys, I'm coming back to this topic as with...

Hello guys, I'm coming back to this topic as with the new models out there now I'm really going for a new macbook. Again, I want a machine for software development, that'll my main use. So, to sum it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-22-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,659
Posted By Alcorel
My budget is up to $2k. And I'm also looking for...

My budget is up to $2k. And I'm also looking for a computer for the next 5 years, which means it will my include my early professional works, so that's why I'm not sure the MBA will be enough or if...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-22-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,659
Posted By Alcorel
What's the best Macbook for software development?

Hello there,

I'm a computer science student and right now I have a Macbook 13' (2006 model) that, so far, has been doing great as the only programming I'm doing is Java so it runs Eclipse or...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-21-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,287
Posted By Alcorel
Just a quick update: I managed to get the stuck...

Just a quick update: I managed to get the stuck DVD with a paper clip! As my drive attempts to eject the disk but fails right in the end, going back inside, I unfolded a semi-large paper clip so that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-20-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,373
Posted By Alcorel
If you're in Lion, make sure you have opted to...

If you're in Lion, make sure you have opted to display external drive icons.

Go to Finder/Preferences and opt-in for "external disks". Then you're external drive icon should show up in desktop and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-20-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,287
Posted By Alcorel
iMac 24" early 2008: CD/DVD superdrive problem!

Hello,

This is my first post on this community and the reason I joined is to try to look for a solution to my problem.

Background:
I have an iMac since 2008 and never had any problems at all....
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