How to Get the Most Out of Your Mac’s Intel-powered Atom processors
Posted by James Macaluso on Tuesday, January 17, 2020 10:00:22We’ve seen a number of processors over the years that use Intel Atom chips, and while Intel does still offer Atom processors for a number popular laptops, most of the time you’ll find the company’s Atom-based chips running on the same processors.
Today, we’ll explore how to tweak your MacBook’s Intel Atom processors to get the most out of them.1.
Make Sure You Have an Intel-based SSD for StorageIntel’s Atom chips use a new kind of cache that helps the processor to “steal” information from the hard drive when the CPU is idle.
Intel’s Atom SSDs are usually rated for speeds up to 6MB/s read and 6MB