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Title:

MacBook is slow after upgrading to SSD

Text:

My Macbook is much slower after upgrading to an SSD and performing a clean install.
 
Troubleshooting tips I have conducted:
 
* Swapped back the original hard drive which confirmed that the cable is alright
* Updated firmware to the latest available version
* From recovery mode set the SSD as default startup disk
* Reset NVRAM
To
To
compound matters, the SSD seems to perform as expected when connected externally using USB.
To
To
compound matters, the SSD seems to perform as expected when connected externally using USB.
 
I am well and truly stumped at this point.
 
 
 
Edit: For the sake of clarification, when I swap in the stock HDD it’s faster than the SSD. When I plug the SSD to a USB port and boot, the difference in performance is significantly noticeable.

Device:

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

521896

Edit by: Mark ,

Title:

MacBook is slow after upgrading to SSD

Text:

My Macbook is much slower after upgrading to an SSD and performing a clean install.
 
Troubleshooting tips I have conducted:
 
* Swapped back the original hard drive which confirmed that the cable is alright
* Updated firmware to the latest available version
* From recovery mode set the SSD as default startup disk
* Reset NVRAM

To
To compound matters, the SSD seems to perform as expected when connected externally using USB.

To
To compound matters, the SSD seems to perform as expected when connected externally using USB.
 
I am well and truly stumped at this point.
 
 
 
Edit: For the sake of clarification, when I swap in the stock HDD it’s faster than the SSD. When I plug the SSD to a USB port and boot, the difference in performance is significantly noticeable.

Device:

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012

Status:

open

Original post by: Mark ,

Title:

MacBook is slow after upgrading to SSD

Text:

My Macbook is much slower after upgrading to an SSD and performing a clean install.

Troubleshooting tips I have conducted:

* Swapped back the original hard drive which confirmed that the cable is alright
* Updated firmware to the latest available version
* From recovery mode set the SSD as default startup disk
* Reset NVRAM

To compound matters, the SSD seems to perform as expected when connected externally using USB.

I am well and truly stumped at this point.

Device:

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012

Status:

open