When a SDD or HDD is formatted to use a GUID partition scheme by the Disk Utility or command, the EFI partition is automatically created.
Basically, the firmware update is copied to the FAT32 formatted EFI partition. Basically, the same procedure occurs for firmware updates on my HP PC running Windows. Having to update the firmware to run High Sierra makes sense.
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The APFS is new and older Macs would need a firmware update before being able to recognize this filesystem and read the boot files. At some point, Apple decided to include firmware updates in the mac OS installs.
Apple posted this in the now archived website About EFI and SMC firmware updates for Intel-based Mac computers.
It’s unclear whether other concerns like RAM flexibility and uneven USB-C performance in some models will be addressed. The Mac Book and Mac Book Air are certainly due for an update, having been last refreshed in 20, respectively.
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