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Apple’s Mac OS X 10.6.8 Adds TRIM Support and Improves Graphic Performance

Written on June 28, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Apple adds the TRIM support feature to all Mac's solid state hard drives, and improved the graphic performance of Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

Continuing their legacy in the industry, has indeed added a new feature to all of its -configurable Macs. The company recently revealed that they will update the OS X with support — a feature which enables solid state drives (SSDs) to clean up unused data, resulting to a faster drive.

However, this TRIM support is not present in all Apple drives. Some users, who installed the third-party SSDs, claimed that the feature is not yet enabled.

Originally, before Apple decided to include the TRIM support in Snow Leopard, it was added in OS X first. The company also announced that they’re bringing graphic improvements to 10.6.8, for the sake of the gamers. By having this being said, it seems that the 10.6.8 could beat the graphic performances of its predecessors. Perhaps users would be very glad to hear this news, as some of them have been recently reporting that they’re suffering from bad graphic performance with 10.6.7.

Meanwhile, the Mac OS X 10.6.8 – which arrived recently – was updated as a preparation for Mac OS X Lion. It now includes resolution of an issue with Preview, upgraded support for IPv6, and improved VPN reliability.

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