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Why Are The Memory Options So Limited on Apple’s New M1 Macs?

The title of this post raises an interesting question. There has been some chatter from people complaining that the new M1 Macs from Apple have lower memory options available than their Intel counterparts. But I have also seen folks say that perhaps memory works differently or is more efficient with an SoC architecture. So, what gives?

OWC 1867 DDR3 memory in a pinwheel

What Is the Difference Between 1866MHz and 1867MHz Speed Memory?

Memory speeds can be confusing, especially when upgrading. You may look at your “About This Mac” info and see that your iMac uses 1867MHz DDR3 modules. But when you start shopping around, you find some manufacturers are selling memory labeled...

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6,000 Tabs of Google Chrome vs. 1.5TB of OWC Memory. Who Will Win?

We had a simple question: What would happen if we pushed a top of the line, 28-core Mac Pro loaded with 1.5TB of OWC memory, to its limits? Which begged a second question: What exactly is the best way to do that? This latter inquiry was easy enough to answer. We just needed to reach out to our friend, Jonathan Morrison. He would know how to get to the bottom of this. What he devised was elegantly simple...

Mac Pro 2019 Rack Mounted with OWC Jupiter Calisto

OWC Confirms Available Memory Options for the New 2019 Mac Pro Rack

This past December, OWC announced its available memory options for the 2019 Mac Pro Tower. They now confirm compatibility with the 2019 Mac Pro Rack, offering up to 1.5TB of memory for the 24-core and 28-core Mac Pro 2019 and up to  1.0TB of OWC memory  for 8-, 12- and 16-core machines vs. Apple's factory options only available up to 768GB. OWC is proud to be the go-to for memory upgrades, having sold thousands of kits for the 2019 Mac Pro Tower since it was released, so if you need the best memory at the best price for your 2019 Mac Pro Rack, look no further!

Activity Monitor – CPU & Memory

Using Activity Monitor Part 1: CPU and Memory

Activity Monitor is one of my favorite apps, although when my Mac is running as it should, I hardly ever use it. But when there’s a need to troubleshoot problems, check performance, or see if an upgrade, such as additional RAM or...

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Another Industry First for OWC Memory – Maxing Out the iMac Pro

Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO of OWC, is pleased to announce yet another industry first for the company. Maxing out iMac Pro memory. “Recently, we confirmed and began offering up to 1TB of memory for the 8, 12, and 16-Core 2019 Mac Pro models. A first in the industry as factory options are only available up to 768GB. Today, we’re announcing another industry first – OWC is doubling the maximum factory installed memory for the Apple iMac Pro."

OWC Confirms 1TB of Memory in the 8, 12, and 16-Core Mac Pro!

If you were hoping to hit the 1TB level of RAM with the new Mac Pro, you were likely disappointed to see on Apple’s Mac Pro page that you couldn’t purchase the 8-core base model. Instead, you needed to upgrade three levels to the 24-core machine, costing you an additional $6,000 – twice the base price of the computer itself! But all is not lost...

OWC Confirms Availability of 256GB Memory for iMac Pro

OWC announces support for 256GB memory upgrades for iMac Pro (2017 – Current) - 8X the factory standard memory in the 3.2GHz, 32GB base model. These high-performing memory kits empower iMac Pro owners to boost performance levels and run more apps, work with larger files, speed up render times, and manipulate larger data sets.

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