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2019 16-inch MacBook Pro: First Impressions and Benchmarks

After years of trying to make an iPad or iPad Pro work as a viable MacBook substitute, I finally decided this year that my next work computer would be a MacBook Pro rather than an iMac. Knowing about the keyboard issues with previous MacBook Pros, I also decided that I'd wait until the 16-inch MacBook Pro was released before making the switch from desktop to laptop. I had my order in to Apple for a "fairly loaded" MacBook Pro within minutes after hearing that it was available, and now I've been using the computer for about a week. In this First Impressions post, I'll provide my opinions on the newest MacBook Pro and also provide a few benchmarks showing just how powerful this portable workstation is.

OWC Tests Mac Pro 2013 With 12-Core Processor

The top-of-the-line 12-core Mac Pro 2013 has arrived at OWC. And now that we have our hands on it, we’ve had the opportunity to do benchmark tests. We’ve tested the stock unit with an Intel Xeon E5-2697 V2 12-Core 2.70GHz...

Mercury Extreme SSD makes fast new MBP even faster!

by Peter Schmalfeldt - Satisfied OWC Customer I got my new 17” MacBook Pro the other day, but before it even hit my doorstep, I already had plans for some surgery. I wanted to swap out the Solid State Drive (SSD)...