“A faster Mac is always a better Mac, and there are many things you can do to get the most performance from your computer,” James Galbraith reports for Macworld.

“But what really works?” Galbraith reports. “Here are some common myths about Macs and what does—and does not—affect performance.”

Galbraith covers:
• processing cores
• external monitors
• SSD capacities
• startup drive free space
• RAM
• graphics cards

Read more in the full article here.