Posts with tag: silicon
- Detecting excessive SSD wear on Apple Silicon M1 machines • 22 Feb 2021
Some more professional users of the new M1 Macbooks are experiencing extremely high drive writes over relatively short time. The most severe cases have “consumed” about 10-13% of the maximum warrantable TBW (Total Bytes Written) value of the SSDs (given...
- Running a CPU benchmark on Apple Silicon M1 (bash) • 13 Jan 2021
When I started working with my Mac Mini M1, I felt it was faster, but I couldn’t really compare with a proper benchmark. I work a lot with video so I created an Apple (M1 and older) benchmark that is...
- Using Homebrew on Apple Silicon M1 natively (bash) • 19 Dec 2020
After reading all the raving reviews online about the new Apple M1-based Mac computers, and after losing too much time with my overheating MacBook Pro 2013 that’s on its last legs, I caved and bought a Mac Mini M1.