M1 Macs seeing ‘extremely troublesome’ SSD health readings

M1 Mac users are reporting “extremely troublesome” health readings from their SSDs, according to iMore. The TBW (total bytes written) figures show the life spans of these hard drives could be in danger.

SSDs can continue to operate once the TBW limit is reached, though there’s no guarantee as to how long it can last. “As such, Apple will no doubt be working on a fix for this in macOS, either to fix faulty readings or to rectify the behavior behind them,” says iMore.

The M1 Mac line-up includes the new Mac mini, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and 13-inch MacBook Air released last year.

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