Four ways to upgrade your Apple Mac

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Four ways to upgrade your Apple Mac: A Mac is designed to be the best tech that you have in your life. They are for professional users, they are for business users, they are for designers. They are  well oiled, beautifully manufactured and high performance machines.

However, just like any other piece of tech out there, you are going to find that there comes a time when you are going to need to upgrade your Apple Mac and make sure that it works for you.

Want to know more about how to upgrade your Apple Mac? Here are four ways that you can make sure that it is working just as it should.

Upgrade your Apple Mac hard drive

If you bought your Mac before 2017, then one option for upgrading is with the hard drive. You can choose between a standard hard drive, or a solid state drive (or a SSD). It is easy to upgrade a Mac that is before 2017 and it doesn’t have a huge price tag attached to it. It only takes around an hour for an Apple techie to do it, and it will be performing as best it can in no time at all. An SSD drive is a great option – and there are a number of reasons for that. SSD stands for Solid State Drive – which means there are no moving components. As a result, there are nothing to overheat.  The storage capacity is bigger, faster and basically, more efficient than your bog-standard hard drive. What’s not to like?

Upgrade your software

It isn’t always about hardware when it comes to upgrading. More often than not the software within your Mac is what is going to be causing the slow performance. Over time, your Mac is going to become slower and this is simply due to the fact that there are more and more resources being used on apps. Some of these apps will be necessary and some won’t be. Apple will release upgrades to your software, which you can then use to make sure that you have all the fixes that you need, and you can check out the apps that you have which are draining the resources, getting rid of them in the process.

Think about your storage

Everyday use and everyday life is going to take its toll on your Mac, particularly its storage. So, one of the best ways to upgrade your Mac is to take a look at its storage. In order to clean it up and free up some space you are going to need to use a virtual storage solution which will allow you to upload your videos, files and pictures and not worry about ever losing them. You can also take a look at hard drive storage, however, these can be costly and you do need to be aware that they are open to damage, theft and not working over time too.

Talk to an expert

Sometimes the best way to make sure that your Mac is working as it should is to speak to someone in the know. Not only can they diagnose the issue, but they can also tell you how it can be fixed too. So, why not make sure that this is something that you do for your Mac and for yourself?

Darcy Consulting Apple Mac Repair Ipswich

As Suffolk’s number one Apple Mac repair, we are experts at Apple Mac upgrades. Our workshop in Ipswich manages a number of technical services, from Apple Mac memory upgrades to Apple Mac hard drive upgrades. Not only that. but our diagnostics services are second to none. There are very few problems that our tech team can’t solve.

In fact, we’re known to stick at a problem relentlessly until we find the solution. Repairing the irreparable is a badge of honour for us. So call us today and either book our FREE collection and delivery service, where we pick up your Apple Mac from your home or place of work. Or, make use of our convenient drop-off point in central Ipswich. Find out more here.


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