Monday, May 17, 2010

Briefly: MacBook Pro FireWire bug, djay 3.1.1 update

<img align='left' src='http://photos.macnn.com/news/1005/macbookpro2010-ports.jpg' border='0' width='176' height='120' />A recent review of the Core i7 MacBook Pro has revealed an odd bug relating to SATA performance and FireWire 800 devices. diglloyd comments that without a FireWire 800 device plugged in during testing, the computer's internal SSD RAID read and write speeds fell. The effect was repeatable, showing a 33 percent decrease in read performance, and a write performance drop of 17 percent. It's unclear if the issue involves software or hardware, but as a proposed workaround the reviewer suggests getting a FireWire 800 card reader, a common accessory for photographers, and...

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