How to maximize Macbook performance??

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PClark
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How to maximize Macbook performance??

Post by PClark » Thu Apr 26, 2007 12:29 pm

I just got a new Macbook and I'm wondering if anyone has any tips regarding maximizing its performance for running live and freeing up CPU power. Thanks.

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Post by decoder » Thu Apr 26, 2007 12:40 pm

Go into Preferences under the Energy section. You can make sure that processing power is the priority over energy savings.

Do NOT install any programs you absolutely DO NOT need. Run only Live.

Maintain/defrag your harddrive regularly.

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Post by Rinko » Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:05 pm

just basic things like disabling airport and other unnecessary background stuff.

like decoder says: keep it simple

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Post by mechcon » Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:45 pm

and ensure that it has 2gb ram :)
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Post by nobbystylus » Fri Apr 27, 2007 11:41 am

For gigs its usually a good idea to disable networking entirely i find...
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