Sir Apfelot Blog

20 August 2019
Win the ADATA SSD SD600Q with 480 GB - used, but hand-checked by Doc. Sir Apfelot. ;-)

ADATA SD600Q Durable: external SSD with 480 GB in the test

The selection of SSDs that can be plugged into the Mac as an external drive has increased massively in recent years. Another positive development is the price per gigabyte, which is falling steadily. In order to […]
28 November 2018
Teyadi cheap SSD in the test

TEYADI: external cheap SSD with 128 GB in the test - is it worth buying?

I recently had another problem with my Mac that made it impossible to work and showed me how important it is to have a bootable backup somewhere. The little problem with the bootable backups [...]
5 November 2016
Here I tested my internal hard drive (SSD) in the MacBoo Pro Retina 2012 - a rather lame pickle compared to the new MacBook Pro.

Hard drive benchmark tool for the Mac: AJA System Test measures hard drive speed

For my blog I test devices of all kinds - headphones, cameras, laptop bags, chargers, USB sticks, memory cards - or even hard drives. In order to make an objective statement about an SSD or HDD, the hard drive speed is [...]
6 October 2015
iPhone 6s benchmark test results

Benchmark tests confirm: iPhone 6s is way ahead of the competition

Receive, read, calculate, write and save data; A smartphone must be able to do all of this in order to be able to offer its repertoire of services and functions. The faster the individual services are provided, the smoother the performance [...]