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KillerHulk

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#215148 14-Jun-2017 08:57
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Firstly, i am new to using Mac

 

From past week mac feels really slow. does not matter what i am working on, it just takes time to open or close.

 

Example:

 

using google chrome - usually open 5 tabs, if i close 1 tab, it responds and closes after 5-10 seconds.

 

using photoshop - working on a template, just changing from text to move tool, i see a rainbow loading thing for 5 seconds. (this is not using my mouse but using keyboard shortcuts)

 

back when i first started using mac, i opened tonnes more applications than i am using today.

 

Apps opened before a week - Chrome (min 5 tabs), chrome incognito window, Firefox, Photoshop, acrobat pro dc, Outlook, Excel.

 

Apps opened now - Chrome, Photoshop, acrobat, outlook

 

 

 

I have attached some screenshots of memory and activity report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let me know if you want more info..





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KillerHulk

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  #1800978 14-Jun-2017 16:50
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BTR:

 

Your issue is the age of your hardware. Running 10.10 or above on a machine that only has a Core 2 duo processor and a standard HDD. OS X 10.9 and above was designed to run off SSD drives. 

 

 

 

The machine you have is right at the minimum specs to be running that OS hence why its slow. If you downgrade to OS to 10.6 or 10.7 you will find a massive improvement on speed.

 

 

Ah that explains !!!

 

coz last week i got an update on my OS and thats when all the slowdowns started.

 

So is it gonna be Upgrading ram or downgrade os ?





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