• Glitches could make SSDs on new M1 Macs die early

    3 days ago - By Digital Trends

    Faulty behavior on the solid-state drives of Apple's newest Macs powered by the company's M1 chipset could lead to SSDs that fail in just two years.
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  • Apple M1 Macs May Be Writing Far More Data Than They Should

    Apple M1 Macs May Be Writing Far More Data Than They Should

    3 days ago - By ExtremeTech

    Concerning reports from Apple M1 Mac users have surfaced in the past few days, as different folks compare notes on how often their systems are writing to disk. Some comparisons display eye-popping levels of drive writes, especially given how long some of these systems have been in use. Evidence of a truly systemic problem, however, is limited - and I'm not sure how much we can trust some of the counters people are using to report data. The top-line results are somewhat alarming. Users like David Rysk report over 150TB of drive writes already performed in less than two months on a system...
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  • M1 MacBook's New SSD Issue: Users Complain About Massive High Drive Writes-Around 18TB, Wasted!

    M1 MacBook's New SSD Issue: Users Complain About Massive High Drive Writes-Around 18TB, Wasted!

    3 days ago - By Tech Times

    M1 MacBook users claim that their SSD is having some issues. They said that it is generating high drive writes that waste 18TB of memory.
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  • M1 Mac users are reporting excessive SSD wear and tear

    M1 Mac users are reporting excessive SSD wear and tear

    3 days ago - By Macworld

    If you have a new M1 Mac, you probably think it's going to last for years and years, but some new troubling data suggests that might not be the case. More than a few users are reporting that SSDs on Apple's M1 Macs are possibly being overused by the system, which could cause them to wear out earlier than usual. Twitter user never released started a thread that shows a report of an M1 Mac with very high write counts for a computer that's only two months old. That led other M1 owners to run the same report, and many have also found excessive usage, including Macworld columnist Dan Moren. To...
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