The Z68 chipset used in Apple's new iMacs supports new SSD-caching technology, but are the iMacs able to take advantage of this?
Apple's new hybrid drive offers great benefits, but a few drawbacks for some setups.
Forget those boring generic desktops sold en masse and prepare to witness the birth of a powerful PC built inside a "Star Wars" AT-AT.
Apple's MacBook Pro has only one hard-drive slot, but you can replace the optical drive with a bracket to hold another hard drive, and in doing so put a small and cheaper SSD in for a boot drive, to couple with a larger mechanical data drive.
Apple's recently released EFI firmware update for the new 2011 iMac models has reportedly unlocked SATA III performance capabilities on the new systems.
The new iMac has plenty under the hood to drool over, including unannounced Intel silicon and a slot for a solid-state cache drive, according to iFixit.