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January 13th, 2017 -- Boosting GPU Performance of the 'late 2016' MacBook Pro using a GPU Expander
January 6th, 2017 -- Some Apps Scream for a Mac Pro!
December 27th, 2016 -- SURVEY RESULTS: What Features Do You Want in the Next Mac Pro?
December 23rd, 2016 -- All I Want For Christmas Is A NEW MAC PRO!
December 9th, 2016 -- 2456MB/s Thunderbolt 3 using a striped pair of Budget Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSDs
November 29th, 2016 -- Mac Pro Tower Upgrade: Amfeltec PCIe 3.0 Carrier Board for M.2 flash blades
Thanksgiving 2016 -- Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals
November 22nd, 2016 -- 2587MB/s Thunderbolt 3 Trickery with the 'late 2016' MacBook Pro
November 18th, 2016 -- 2660MB/s Thunderbolt 2 Trickery with the 'late 2016' MacBook Pro
November 18th, 2016 Update -- Are Desktops Still Relevant? Best 2016 MacBook Pro versus Quad-Core 2013 Mac Pro -- added iMac 5K
November 18th, 2016 Update -- More Laptop versus Desktop: Best 2016 MacBook Pro versus Quad-Core 2013 Mac Pro -- added iMac 5K
November 17th, 2016 -- SHOOTOUT: Best 2016 MacBook Pro 13-inch versus Best 2016 MacBook Pro 15-inch
November 4th, 2016 -- Battle at The Bottom: 12in MacBook vs 13in MacBook Pro vs 12.5in Razer Blade Stealth vs 12.9in iPad Pro
November 1st, 2016 -- Performance Analysis of the 'late 2016' Retina MacBook Pro 15 inch
October 7th, 2016 -- AMD RX 480 under macOS Sierra versus other GPUs for Mac Pro
September 16th, 2016 -- How Much Faster is the iPhone 7 versus 6 and 6s?
September 9th, 2016 -- 20 Reasons to upgrade to the iPhone 7
September 2nd, 2016 -- Geekbench 4 adds GPU Compute! - see how 8 GPUs compare
August 11th, 2016 -- Super Blade Flash Storage Upgrade for MacBook Air
August 5th, 2016 -- macOS Sierra Supports AMD Radeon R9 Fury GPU
July 19th, 2016 -- BizonBOX 2 GPU Expander for Mac Pro Cylinder
July 15th, 2016 -- Super Blade Flash Storage = More Speed and Capacity for Mac Pro and MacBook Pro
July 14th, 2016 -- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 versus GTX 1080 in the Mac Pro tower
June 28th, 2016 -- UltraWide Display Connected to Mac Pros and the Razer Core
June 9th, 2016 -- Razer Core GPU Expander: Does Gaming at 4K Match The Speed of Desktop Computers?
June 8th, 2016 -- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 in the Mac Pro tower
May 27th, 2016 -- Razer Core GPU Expander To Razer Blade Stealth laptop via Thunderbolt 3
May 12th, 2016 -- Will the 'early 2016' MacBook run Pro Apps as well as other Apple laptops?
May 3rd, 2016 -- Gaming Shootout: 'early 2016' MacBook verus other laptops
May 2nd, 2016 -- Metro Case for iPhone: Industrial Strength With Style
April 28th, 2016 -- GPU SHOOTOUT: 'early 2016' MacBook versus other laptops
April 28th, 2016 (updated) -- CPU and STORAGE BENCHMARKS: 'early 2016' MacBook Retina 1.1GHz, 1.2GHz, 1.3GHz versus other laptops
April 27th, 2016 -- CPU and GPU SHOOTOUT: 'early 2016' MacBook Retina 12-inch versus iPad Pros 'laptop replacements'
April 15th, 2016 -- OWC Aura SSD: Internal Flash Upgrade for MacBook Air
April 1st, 2016 -- Does the 9.7-inch iPad Pro import photos just as fast as the 12.9-inch iPad Pro?
March 31st, 2016 -- SHOOTOUT: 9.7-inch iPad Pro versus 12.9-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, and iPhone 6s Plus
March 23rd, 2016 -- Key Differences Between the 9.7 inch and 12.9 inch iPad Pro
March 18th, 2016 -- Thunderbolt 3 Storage: AKiTiO TB3 Duo Pro
March 16th, 2016 -- Does Your Mac Pro Tower Really Need 12-Cores?
March 14th, 2016 -- Tiger 12TB Internal RAID for Mac Pro Tower
March 4th, 2016 -- Razer Blade Stealth 12.5" versus Apple MacBook Pro 13.3" Laptop
March 2nd, 2016 'Upgraded' -- Mac Blender Benchmark: CPUs only versus GPUs only
February 11th, 2016 -- REVIEW: OWC 2TB Mercury Electra MAX SSD
February 5th, 2016 -- Gaming with Windows 10 on 2013 Mac Pro
January 29th, 2016 -- What's the Best Gaming Mac in January 2016?
January 15th, 2016 -- REVIEW: Angelbird SSD wrk for Mac with Native TRIM Support
January 8th, 2016 -- REVIEW: Lexar Professional 2000x SDXC and USB 3.0 reader
December 30th, 2015 -- REVIEW: Trans International's 64GB Memory Kit for the iMac 5K
December 18th, 2015 -- eGPU = TITAN X for Mac Pro 'cylinder'
December 15th, 2015 -- Angelbird Wings PX1 M.2 PCIe Adapter with NVMe flash and 'coolest’ heatsink
November 25th, 2015 -- iMac 'Semi-Pro' versus Mac Pros -- Can It Keep Up With The Big Dogs Running Pro Apps?
November 11th, 2015 -- Is the iPad Pro as fast as an Apple laptop?
November 9th, 2015 -- One x16 PCIe M.2 board with four SM951s de= 5900+ MB/s
October 30th, 2015 -- iMac 5Ks and Mac Pros: 5120x2880 Shootout
October 29th, 2015 -- The 'late 2015' iMac 5K: Four CPU Shootout (Core i7 takes on Core i5s)
October 29th, 2015 -- The 'late 2015' iMac: Five GPU Shootout (M395X, M395, M390, M380, i6200)
October 23rd, 2015 -- The 'late 2015' iMac 5K CPU crunch versus two competing Macs
October 23rd, 2015 -- The 'late 2015' iMac 5K Graphics versus two competing Macs
October 22nd, 2015 -- The 'late 2015' iMac 5K Flash Storage: How Much Faster Than Before? (Added Fusion drive on October 27th)
October 21st, 2015 -- FirmTek SeriTek/i6G Review or How To Build A Fast 8TB Volume
October 14th, 2015 -- Key Performance Improvements to the 'late 2015' iMac 5K
September 25th, 2015 -- Is the iPhone 6s Faster Than a Mac?
September 17th, 2015 -- iPad Pro: Why Is A Bigger Better?
September 11th, 2015 -- Fastest Bus Powered Thunderbolt 2 Storage: Fusion PCIe Flash Drive
September 4th, 2015 -- What's The Best Quad-Core Mac? MacBook Pro? iMac 5K? or Mac Pro?
August 12th, 2015 -- Six Tiger 2TB SSDs in RAID 0 sets
July 31st, 2015 -- GeForce GTX 980 Ti versus 980, 680 (plus new web driver gains)
July 17th, 2015 -- Apple Retina Laptop Shootout
July 2nd, 2015 -- REVIEW: Tiger TWO Terabyte 2.5 inch SSD by Trans International
June 26th, 2015 -- REVIEW: Stardom ST4-TB four bay Thunderbolt 2 storage
June 12th, 2015 -- FAST FLASH for Mac Pro Towers: Sonnet Tempo PCIe SSD
May 28th, 2015 -- BEST 2015 MacBook Pro versus BEST 2014 iMac -- Has the laptop caught up with the desktop?
May 27th, 2015 -- TWO BIG IMPROVEMENTS in the 2015 MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch
May 15th, 2015 -- SHOOTOUT: Samsung 850 EVO SSD versus other Samsung SSDs
May 1st, 2015 -- 5K 60Hz SHOOTOUT: iMac 5K versus Mac Pro ‘tube’ and ‘tower’
April 27th, 2015 -- (UPDATED) WICKED FAST: SM951 Flash Storage in Mac Pros (added SM951 with M.2 connector)
April 23rd, 2015 -- REVIEW: Areca 6-bay RAID-in-the-box with Thunderbolt 2.0 + USB 3.0 ports
April 22nd, 2015 -- SHOOTOUT: 12" Retina MacBook versus two 11" MacBook Airs and two 13" MacBook Pros
April 17th, 2015 -- External Storage Options for the 12" Retina MacBook
April 15th, 2015 -- SHOOTOUT: 12" Retina MacBook running Pro Apps and Games
April 14th, 2015 -- SHOOTOUT: 12" Retina MacBook versus two MacBook Pros
April 3rd, 2015 -- WICKED FAST: SM951 Flash Storage in Mac Pros
March 27th, 2015 -- TEMPERATURES and FAN SPEEDS: iMac 5K versus iMac 2.5K
March 17th, 2015 -- SHOOTOUT: Fastest 2015 rMBP 13in versus Fastest 2013 rMBP 15in
March 13th, 2015 -- SHOOTOUT: Is Flash Storage in Apple's Newest Laptops 2X Faster?
March 6th, 2015 -- 4K SHOOTOUT: Four Macs and Six GPUs with a Dell 5K Display
February 27th, 2015 -- 5K SHOOTOUT: iMac 5K versus Mac Pro tower with Dell 5K display -- both running at 5120x2880
February 19th, 2015 -- REVIEW: OWC ThunderBay 4 Thunderbolt 2.0 RAID solution
February 6th, 2015 -- Dual GeForce GTX 980s vs other Dual GPUs running multi-gpu 'aware' apps
February 6th, 2014 -- (UPDATE) GeForce GTX 980 GPU versus 8 other GPUs running Games and OpenGL Benchmarks
January 29th, 2015 -- GeForce GTX 980 vs 9 other GPUs running Resolve, LuxMark, and Octane Render
January 9th, 2015 -- REVIEW: OWC Aura SSD 2TB Upgrade for 'late 2013' Mac Pro
December 19th, 2014 -- REVIEW: OWC ThunderBay 4 mini RAID
December 12th, 2014 -- Mac mini shootout: 2012 Quad-Core i7 versus 2014 Dual-Core i5 and i7
December 1st, 2014 -- Cyber Monday by Bare Feats
November 21st, 2014 -- Will an iMac with 5K Retina Display drive an external 4K display?
November 18th, 2014 -- REVIEW: VisionTek USB 3.0 Pocket SSD
November 7th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: Best iMac GPUs versus Similar Mac Pro Tower GPUs
October 31st, 2014 -- REAL WORLD SHOOTOUT: iMac Retina 5K i5 w/M290X versus iMac Retina 5K i7 w/M295X
October 31st, 2014 -- UPDATED: iMac Retina 5K Flash Storage versus Fusion Drives
October 29th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: iMac Retina 5K - entry Quad-Core i5 model versus top Quad-Core i7 model
October 29th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: iPad Air 2 versus iPad Air and iPhone 6 Plus
October 28th, 2014 -- PRO APPS: iMac Retina 5K versus other Macs
October 28th, 2014 -- 5K Gaming on the iMac Retina 5K (Seven games benchmarked at 5120x2880)
October 24th, 2014 -- MORE BENCHMARKS: iMac Retina 5K versus other Quad-Core Macs (Geekbench, X-Plane 10, L4D2, FurMark, TessMark)
October 23rd, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: iMac Retina 5K Flash Storage versus other Macs
October 22nd, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: iMac Retina 5K versus other Quad-Core Macs (CineBench, FCPX, LuxMark, Tomb Raider, Diablo III)
October 21st, 2014 -- Prelim Performance Analysis: new iMac with Retina 5K display
October 17th, 2014 -- Nine Reasons to Upgrade to the iPad Air 2
October 10th, 2014 -- BLADE UPGRADE: 1TB Flash Storage for 2012/Early 2013 Retina MacBook Pro and 2012 iMacs
October 3rd, 2014 -- Avoiding Wardrobe Malfunction: iPhone 6 Plus Friendly Clothing
September 19th, 2014 -- Benchmarking: iPhone 6 and 6 Plus versus other iPhone models (includes Geekbench, Sunspider, 3DMark, and GFXBench results)
September 15th, 2014 -- REVIEW: LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 2 with SSD upgrade configured as a Fusion Drive
September 11th, 2014 -- Which to choose: iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?
August 26th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: Best 'mid 2014' Retina MacBook Pro 15" versus Best 13" version
August 15th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: Quad-Core Macs (MacBook Pro vs iMac vs Mac Pro)
August 11th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: best 'mid 2014' Retina MacBook Pro 15" quad-core versus best 'late 2013' counterpart (August 12th - Suspecting thermal throttling, we repeated tests using laptop cooling stand and updated page to reflect improvement in some cases.)
August 6th, 2014 -- ROUND-UP: Bus-Powered Thunderbolt Storage Devices -- updated with OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro
August 4th, 2014 -- ROUNDUP: USB 3.0 Bus-Powered Single Drive Storage Devices -- LaCie Rugged SSD results corrected 3pm Pacific Time
July 25th, 2014 -- GeForce GTX 780 6G: Mac Pro Tower 'Sweet Spot'?
July 2nd, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: $1099 iMac 2014 versus four pricier iMacs
June 27th, 2014 -- ROUND-UP: Multi-Drive Thunderbolt Enclosures
June 16th, 2014 -- WICKED FAST: Magma ExpressBox 3T Thunderbolt 2.0 + Fast Flash Cards
June 6th, 2014 -- WHICH DO YOU CHOOSE, the 2013 Mac Pro 6-Core with FirePro D500 or D700 GPUs??
May 28th, 2014 -- REVIEW: FirmTek ThunderTek/PX2+2 Thunderbolt Storage Bundle
May 16th, 2014 -- REVIEW: FirmTek SeriTek/6G2+2 PCIe SATA Adapter with dual SSDs mounted on the card
May 16th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: Five models of 2013 Mac Pro running Resolve, FCPX, After Effects, Photoshop, and Aperture
May 9th, 2014 -- GAMING: 2013 Mac Pro 6-core versus 2010 Mac Pro 6-core
May 6th, 2014 -- WICKED FAST: Samsung XP941 flash blades in the Mac Pro tower PCIe slots
April 29th, 2014 -- The Beauty and The Beast: 2013 Mac Pro 12-core 2.7GHz versus 2010 Mac Pro 12-core 3.46GHz
April 25th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: 'late 2013' Mac Pro Quad versus 'late 2013' iMac Quad i7 -- includes 10 real world apps
April 18th, 2014 -- REVIEW: LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2.0 (1+1+1 = 3740 MB/s)
April 11th, 2014 -- REVIEW: OWC Mercury Helios 2 PCIe Thunderbolt 2.0 Expansion Chassis (with dual Accelsior_E2s)
April 8th, 2014 -- SHOOTOUT: 128GB memory kit versus 64GB memory kit in the 2013 Mac Pro 8-core
March 28th, 2014 -- Performance Sweet Spot: 2013 Mac Pro 8-core or 12-core?
March 14th, 2014 -- MAXPower USB/eSATA 2x2: Easy, Affordable Upgrade for Mac Pro towers
March 7th, 2014 -- X-Plane 10 on the 2013 Mac Pro versus other fast Macs
February 27th, 2014 -- 2013 Mac Pro 8-core with D700s plays games with a 2010 Mac Pro sporting various high-end GPUs
February 21st, 2014 -- 2013 Mac Pro 8-core versus 2009 Mac Pro 8-core running CPU crunch and GPU stress tests
February 12th, 2014 (Update) -- Final Cut Pro X 10.1 Shootout: 2013 Mac Pro vs 2010 Mac Pro -- added 8-core 2013 Mac Pro with D700s
February 12th, 2014 (Update) -- Tomb Raider, Dirt 2, and Diablo on up to three 2013 Mac Pros versus other Macs with fast GPUs
January 31st, 2014 -- 'late 2013' Mac Pros running DaVinci Resolve versus Mac Pro Tower with pairs of GPUs
January 28th, 2014 -- 12-Core 2013 Mac Pro versus 12-Core 2010 Mac Pro
January 24th, 2014 -- CrossFire activated on the 2013 Mac Pro -- Diablo and World of Warcraft Before and After
January 20th, 2014 -- DaVinci Resolve, Diablo III, WoW, and X-Plane 10: 2013 Mac Pro versus Old Tower with New GPUs
January 3rd, 2014 -- 'late 2013' Mac Pro 6-core versus 'mid 2010' Mac Pro 6-core
December 31st, 2013 -- Slowest 'late 2013' Mac Pro 4-core versus Fastest 'late 2013' iMac 4-core
December 28th, 2013 -- Does Final Cut Pro X 10.1 render faster on Mac Pro towers with Dual AMD GPUs? What about Motion 5.1?
December 27th, 2013 -- Promise Pegasus2 R4 Thunderbolt 2.0 RAID 0 box with four 6Gbps SSDs
December 19th, 2013 -- 'late 2013' Mac Pro 12-core 'tube' versus older Mac Pro 12-core towers running Geekbench 3
December 16th, 2013 -- ThunderTek/PX Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Expansion Chassis: 'Migration Assistant'
December 16th, 2013 -- 'Late 2013' Retina MacBook Pro beats the 'Late 2013' iMac on Thunderbolt 1.0 Write Speeds
December 9th, 2013 -- Seagate SSHD "Hybrid" versus HDD, Fusion Drive, and SSD -- all four in a Mac Pro tower
November 29th, 2013 -- Bargains for Frugal Techies
November 19th, 2013 (Update) -- iPad Air and iPad mini Retina versus iPad 4 and iPad 3
November 7th, 2013 (Addendum) -- GAME SHOOTOUT: fastest 2013 Retina MacBook Pro vs fastest 2012 Retina MacBook Pro vs fastest 2013 iMac -- added results for Iris Pro integrated GPU for all tests
November 7th, 2013 (Addendum) -- PRO APP SHOOTOUT: fastest 2013 Retina MacBook Pro vs fastest 2012 Retina MacBook Pro vs fastest 2013 iMac -- added results for Iris Pro integrated GPU for four tests
November 4th, 2013 -- Benchmarking the iPad Air versus iPad 4 and iPad 3
October 30th, 2013 (Update) -- GRAPHICS PREVIEW: Intel Iris and Iris Pro Integrated GPUs versus NVIDIA Mobile Discrete GPUs running both OpenCL and OpenGL benchmarks.
October 29th, 2013 -- HOT RODDING your Mac Pro tower with a 3.46GHz twelve core processor and dual Radeon HD 7970s (aka FirePro D700s)
October 23rd, 2013 -- Preliminary Performance Take: October 2013 Apple Event Products
October 18th, 2013 -- GAMES, GAMES, GAMES: Fastest 2013 iMac versus Fastest 2012 iMac
October 3rd, 2013 -- CPU and STORAGE SHOOTOUT: Fastest 2013 iMacs versus other Macs
October 3rd, 2013 -- GRAPHICS SHOOTOUT: Fastest 2013 iMacs versus other Mac Desktops
September 27th, 2013 -- Benchmarking the iPhone 5s versus other Apple devices
September 27th, 2013 -- QUICK TAKE: What's hot about the 2013 iMac 'Haswell'?
September 17th, 2013 -- MAXING your Mac mini: 3 Terabytes of internal storage
September 13th, 2013 -- CRAZY FAST GPUs for Mac Pro: GeForce GTX Titan and 780
September 11th, 2013 -- Early Analysis: iPhone 5S
September 5th, 2013 -- FAST FLASH STORAGE SOLUTIONS For The Mac Pro 2009-2012 (to compete with the 2013 Mac Pro's next gen PCIe flash storage)
August 23rd, 2013 -- Mad Science: ProMax ONE+ with four GeForce GTX 770 GPUs -- INSIDE the box
August 16th, 2013 -- REVIEW: Angelbird Crest for Mac Enterprise 6Gbps SSD
August 6th, 2013 -- Cubix Xpander or 'How to connect FIVE high-end GPUs to your Mac Pro.'