2 Replies Latest reply: May 31, 2013 8:26 AM by gps1027
nikilopez Level 1 (0 points)

I am a graphic designer with all the programs Adobe creative suite, on the internet all day long, my Macbook pro is sooo slow

Macbook Pro 15" w/ 2.53 GHz Intel core 2 dup n 4 GB `067 DDR3

MacBook Pro (15-inch Late 2008), Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • CMCSK Level 6 (10,717 points)

    Max out your ram to 8GB.


    How large is your hard drive and how much hard drive space do you have left?









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  • gps1027 Level 1 (0 points)

    I have a Mid 2009 Mac Book Pro. Had the same issue. So I upgraded ram from 4gb to 8gb. Didn't really help too much. This slowness really started when I upgraded to 10.8 MAC OS. Now I'm going to upgrade the HDD. I have a 320GB, which is partitioned, 220GB for Mac OS, and 100GB for Itunes. I'm either going to add a data doubler or just swap the HDD all together. I was also thinking about adding a small SSD data doubler 60GB, and use that only for the OS. Not sure what to do...


    Mac Book Pro 13"in display

    CPU 2.53

    RAM 1066, DDR3 8GB

    HDD 320GB

    Video 256MB