Where to find information about the model, macOS and technical specification of a Mac
It all starts with …
About This Mac
The storage sub-menu shows information regarding the Mac’s storage capacity, also know as hard-disk size, hard-drive size, HDD Size, SSD size. In this example above, the Mac has a 500GB SSD (Solid State Drive) and there is 365.8 GB free or unused.
Clicking on the “Manage” button provides further breakdown regarding storage usage.
A fusion drive is in fact two drives. A small SSD or “flash-drive” plus a larger conventional HDD (Hard-Disk Drive). New iMacs now come with SSD’s only as the HDD in the fusion setup had a tendency to not last beyond 3 years although the flash-drive kept working. Fusion drives can be identified as either of the following
How a fusion drive should-appear
How a broken fusion drive appears
This screen shows the total number of memory slots available plus the size of the individual ram-sticks and their speed. It is important to replace RAM sticks of identical type and speed although the size can be the same or larger.
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