TRIM

OS X 10.10.4 Brings TRIM Support for Third-Party SSDs

After releasing iOS 8.4, Apple also pushed out OS X 10.10.4, which included notable improvements, as detailed in the release note. What's not there in the release notes, though – and it is still a major change, especially for those who extended the life of their Mac with an SSD – is that the update lets...

OS X El Capitan Enables TRIM Support on Third-Party SSDs

Users owning older Mac computers have been able to extend the life of their devices using third-party solid-state drives (SSDs). However, there was an issue some of them faced after the neat upgrade: The lack of support for TRIM on these devices caused a drop in writing speeds after the drive began to fill up....