Mid 2012 Macbook Pro OCZ Vertex 4 Firmware Update

This walks you through updating the Vertex 4 firmware on a Mid-2012 Macbook Pro using the OCZ Linux-based tool. You can the linux-based tool download here: https://ssd.toshiba-memory.com/en-amer/ssd/ Once you get the SSD installed you optimize your Mac for your SSD: http://blog.alutam.com/2012/04/01/optimizing-macos-x-lion-for-ssd/ You can find the OCZ Vertex here: https://amzn.to/1cTdvsk

2012 Macbook Pro Vertex 4 SSD App Launch

This a new user account on a 2012 Macbook Pro 13″ with a OCZ Vertex 4 (256GB) SSD (firmware 1.5) running Filevault2 encryption. I selected 139 apps and doubled clicked to launch them. They took around a minute to load. Many are bouncing after they load because they are being launched for the first time. …