October 15th, 2004 (Updated) -- How Fast Does MOTION Move On Your Mac? -- added GeForce 6800, 9800 XT, iMac G5, and more info on how RAM and VRAM affects performance.
October 7th, 2004 (Updated) -- See results for the iMac G5 running AppleWorks, iMovie, iTunes, FileMaker Pro, Photoshop, and Motion -- compared to other Macs
September 27th, 2004 (Updated) -- Power Mac G5/2.5 versus Pentium 4, Dual Xeon, Dual Opteron, and Dual Athlon
September 14th, 2004 (Updated) -- Test Results On The G5/2.5GHz MP Power Mac Versus Others (Added Bryce, Motion, and Quake3 results)
July 24th, 2004 -- Cinebench ratings for G5/2.5GHz MP versus others
May 25th, 2004 (Updated) -- "Stock" versus "Configure To Order" 15 inch PowerBook -- 64MB or 128MB VRAM? 4200rpm, 5400rpm, or 7200rpm DRIVE? (Added random READ and WRITE results)
May 5th, 2004 Updated -- eMac 1.25GHz versus iMac 1.25GHz versus PowerBook 1.25GHz versus 1.25GHz Power Mac -- added iBook 1.2GHz
April 28th, 2004 Updated -- The Best versus The Best: Two NEW "Rev B" 15" Aluminum PowerBooks (1.5GHz, 1.33GHz) Take On The Fastest Power Macs -- updated with 12" PowerBook G4/133GHz game results
12/17/03 Updated -- The shootout you've been waiting for: Dual 64 bit Opteron versus Dual 64 bit Power Mac G5! (Photoshop results added)
12/10/03 -- Various brands of DDR400 memory compared on a Dual G5.
11/22/03 (Updated) -- G5 versus G5 versus G5 -- Dual G5/1.8 added
11/17/03 (Updated) -- Special Page Comparing G5/2GHz to G4/1.42GHz.
11/29/03 (Updated) -- 3D Gaming on the three G5s -- Dual G5/1.8 added
11/14/03 (Updated) -- Real World test results for new G4 iBooks versus other Apple laptops.
9/19/03 (Updated) -- How do the NEW PowerBooks compare to Power Macs?
6/22/03 -- The Xbench Page compare PowerBooks and iBooks has been updated
05/08/03 -- Power Mac G4 versus Pentium 4 versus Xeon -- we wanted to see of the Xeon is really the fastest desktop in the world.
04/12/03 -- Do I really need dual G4's? Isn't one enough? Isn't a PowerBook just as fast as a Power Mac? Get answers in this comparison of dual and single processor Power Macs (and PowerBook 17) each running at 1000 MHz.
03/18/03 -- Real World Test Results for the 1.42GHz MP Power Mac versus others.
9/26/02 Update -- Thee pages of results for the 1.25GHz MP DDR Power Mac done in the local Bare Feats lab.
9/1/02 Update -- Three pages of DDR Power Mac versus SDRAM Power Mac, both running Dual 1GHz G4's. (Includes L1, L2, L3, RAM Memory Speed Graph.
8/27/02 Update -- Is the new 867MP a better buy than the 1000MP? And what about 3D games on the 867MP? (Update adds iMac G4 17" to CPU tests.
8/10/02 -- Solo 1GHz Xserve versus Dual 1GHz Xserve versus Dual 1GHz Power Mac: Does DDR really make the Xserve the fastest?
8/9/02 Update -- Pentium 4 and Athlon XP/MP versus G4 Power Macintosh running Photoshop, Bryce and Cinema 4D.
7/11/02 -- The "700 Club" -- eMac G4/700 versus iMac G4/700 versus iBook G3/700. (Refresh your screen. I added the PowerBook 667 to the graphs.)
7/9/02 -- PRELIMINARY: The PowerBook G3 "Pismo" Finally Gets A G4 Upgrade. Is it worth $299? (7/10/02 -- 3D Game results added along with comparisons to TiBooks.)
6/12/02 UPDATE -- Bare Feats finally gets a PowerBook G4/800 in the lab. (Now charts include the 700MHz iBook, as well as old & new 667.)
4/6/02 -- What G4 Power Mac Makes The Best Digital Video "Engine"? (updated at 4:30pm Hawaiian Time)
3/4/02 Updated -- Pentium 4 and Athlon XP/MP versus G4 Power Macintosh (added G4/933)
3/3/02 Update -- The G4/933 Power Mac has been added to the Dual 1GHz Power Mac results (along with G4/800, G4/800MP, G4/800 iMac, etc.)
02/11/02 UPDATED -- How Fast Is The New iMac G4/800? (NEW G4/800 Power Mac results added for comparison including Final Cut Pro 3.0 test.)
11/24/2001 Update - Test results on the Titanium PowerBook G4 revision B versus the Revision A versus iBook 2001 Revision A & B! (It keeps growing... Added a fourth page with Final Cut Pro results and another Photoshop test.)
11/9/01 -- How much speed does the RTMac "realtime preview" card add to the DV editing process? Is it worth $999?
10/10/2001 -- What's the Best OS X Platform, the G4/867 or the G4/800MP?
10/7/2001 (update) -- How Fast Is Quake 3 Arena 1.30 Beta On A Dual G4/800 Running OS X 10.1? More tweaks got it up to 184 frames per second. Now includes a second set of graphs comparing the Dual G4 800Mhz to a Pentium 4 1600Mhz.
9/17/2001 UDPATE -- Results on the new G4/733 (no L3), G4/867, and Dual G4/800 compared to previous models.
6/1/2001 -- How does the iBook 2001 compare to the PowerBook G4 Titanium?
5/15/2001 -- Dual Duel -- Various Dual G4 Power Macs compared.
5/11/2001 -- Which Power Mac G4 model runs Final Cut Pro 2.0 the fastest?
5/6/2001 -- Is Final Cut Pro 2.0 really that much faster than 1.2.5?
3/30/2001 -- Do applications run faster under OS X than under OS9?
3/23/2001 -- Lost in the shuffle: G4/667. How does it compare to the 733 and Dual 533?
3/20/2001 -- XLR8's NEW Dual G4/500 ZIF upgrade breathes new life in Beige MiniTowers and DeskTops!
3/14/2001 (updated) -- Which is faster, G4/733 or a Dual G4/533? Includes Single G4/533 numbers. (Also in FRENCH.)
2/12/2001 Updated -- Is the Titanium G4/500 PowerBook significantly faster than the G3/500 Pismo or an upgraded G3/500 Wallstreet? Updated to include the G4/400 Titanium and the Sony VAIO Laptop. The original posting is available in FRENCH at MacGeneration.
2/9/2001 -- How does the DUAL G4/533 Power Mac compare to the "old" DUAL G4/500 Power Mac? Or a SINGLE 533MHz G4? Or a 1GHz Pentium?
1/19/2001 -- Is the Titanium G4/500 PowerBook significantly faster than the G3/500 Pismo or an upgraded G3/500 Wallstreet?
1/8/2001 (updated) -- Dual G4/500 versus Pentium 4 1.4GHz versus Athlon 1GHz. (Replaced 3 filter Photoshop test with 20 filter test.) 9/15/2000 -- Should I upgrade the CPU on my G4/400 Sawtooth or sell it and buy a new Dual G4 machine?
9/11/2000 -- Real world test results from six of the newest, fastest Macs including the dual G4/500, dual G4/450, and Power Cube 450.
9/8/2000 -- Will The NewerTech G3/466 Upgrade Make A PowerBook Wallstreet Run Like A Pismo? Yes and No.
Updated 7/21/2000 -- Finally! A G4 iMac upgrade. And it screams like a Sawtooth. I call it "iTooth." See test results compared to the G4 Sawtooth and iMac DV Special Edition!
7/4/2000 -- Is a Blue & White with a G4 ZIF upgrade and a Voodoo3 card as fast with Photoshop as a G4 Graphite minitower with a Voodoo3 card?
3/16/2000 -- Which is faster, an iMac D with a NewerTech iMAXpower 466MHz upgrade or a new iMac DV 400?
2/18/2000 -- 400MHz Shootout. Beige Desktop and PM 7500 with the help of bargain G3/G4 upgrades, cheap/fast hard drive, and a Voodoo3 3000, go head to head with a G4 Sawtooth and a G4 Yikes.
1/5/2000 -- Can a Beige Desktop with a G4 ZIF upgrade "run with the big dogs"?
12/28/99 -- Which is faster, a "closeout" G4/400 Yikes or the G4/350 Sawtooth?
12/17/99 -- The "obsolete" G4/400 Yikes dukes it out with a G4/400 Sawtooth Rev B.
11/17/99 -- Which is faster? The Sonnet G3 & G4 upgrades? Or the XLR8 G3 & G4 upgrades?
11/1/99 -- XLR8's NEW MACh G4 CarrierZIF and G3/500 take on a G4/400 Yikes. She's my little Deuce Coupe and now you DO know what she's got.
10/27/99 -- The Battle of the 10X G3/500's: Sonnet versus PowerLogix
10/18/99 -- "The King Has No Clothes." The G4/450 Sawtooth may not be worth the extra $900. Check out the newest speed tests compared to the Yikes & others.
10/12/99 -- Bare Feats checks out the speed of the new iMac G3/400 against other Macintosh models.
10/8/99 -- If you upgrade a G3/450 to a G4, how fast will it go?
10/6/99 -- BARE FEATS compares a Blue and White with G4 ZIF upgrade and PowerLogix AltiVec Enabler to a G4/400 Yikes!
10/1/99 -- "She's my little deuce coupe. You don't know what I got!" Want to see a tricked out 7500 that beats a G4/400 Yikes in 6 out of 10 "races"?
9/20/99 -- How much speed does a G4/400 gain from the AltiVec plug-ins when running Photoshop 5.5 effects?
9/20/99 -- Is the new G4/400 any faster than a G3/400? More tests results on a G4/400 including Quake2 frame rates and MacBench Graphics ratings.
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