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January 20th, 2020 -- CPU TEST: 2019 Mac Pro 12-Core versus 2019 Mac Pro 16-Core
January 14th, 2020 -- What are the non-Apple GPU options for the 2019 Mac Pro?
January 8th, 2020 -- 2019 Mac Pro 12-Core transcoding RED to ProRes using multiple GPUs
December 31st, 2019 -- 2019 Mac Pro with M.2 PCIe-based Flash RAID Carrier Boards
December 30th, 2019 -- 2019 Mac Pro 12-Core stuffed with FOUR GPUs - Will it work? Will it scream?
December 27th, 2019 -- ADOBE APPS: 2019 Mac Pro 12-Core versus 2010 Mac Pro 12-Core
December 20th, 2019 -- SHOOTOUT: 2019 Mac Pro 12-Core versus 2010 Mac Pro 12-Core
December 4th, 2019 -- 16-inch MacBook Pro - What's the effect of eGPUs?
December 3rd, 2019 -- 16-inch MacBook Pro GPUs versus 15-inch MacBook Pro GPUs
November 21st 2019 -- Two 16-inch MacBook Pros running four Adobe apps and one game
November 20th, 2019 -- Two 16-inch MacBook Pros in a Shootout
November 15th, 2019 -- Fast GPUs are Great... Sometimes
November 11th, 2019 -- Shadow of the Tomb Raider running on Pro Mac Desktops
November 6th, 2019 -- 2013 Mac Pro cylinder with AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU running under macOS 10.15.1 Catalina
November 4th, 2019 -- 2010 Mac Pro tower with AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU running under macOS 10.15.1 Catalina
October 29th, 2019 -- iMac Pro running macOS Catalina and connected to an AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU versus other GPUs
October 23rd, 2019 -- REVIEW: Blackmagic eGPU Pro connected to a 13-inch MacBook Pro
October 19th, 2019 -- Apple Motion with the New Metal Engine Supercharges RAM Preview
October 14th, 2019 -- A New Metal Engine Supercharges Final Cut Pro X
September 23rd, 2019 -- iPhone 11 Pro versus iPad Pro and MacBook Pro
September 18th, 2019 -- Pumping up the 2009-2012 Mac Pro
September 6th, 2019 -- Geekbench 5 Pro Mac results
August, 16th, 2019 -- iMac Pro with FOUR GPUs
August, 9th, 2019 -- 2015 MacBook Pro Pumped Up with a Radeon VII GPU
August, 2nd, 2019 -- EFI Radeon RX 580 from MacVidCards in the Mac Pro tower
July 18th, 2019 -- OWC Envoy Pro EX USB 3.1 Gen 2 bus-powered portable PCIe-based flash drive
July 12th, 2019 -- Sonnet Technologies M.2 4x4 PCIe Card for the Mac Pro
July 2nd, 2019 -- Pumping up the 2013 Mac Pro
June 24th, 2019 -- Best 8-Core 2019 MacBook Pros Running Pro Apps
June 14th, 2019 -- OWC Aura Pro X2 PCIe-based flash storage upgrade for 2013, 2014, and 2015 Macs.
June 11th, 2019 -- CPU Shootout: Two Top 8-Core 2019 MacBook Pros
June 6th, 2019 -- Fast and Furious? 2019 MacBook Pro 15-inch with Radeon VII eGPU
May 30th, 2019 -- MacBook Pro 15-inch Shootout: 2019 versus 2018
May 29th, 2019 -- Does the 2019 MacBook Pro 15-inch 2.3GHz 8-core exhibit thermal throttling?
May 17th, 2019 -- AMD Radeon VII versus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
May 15th, 2019 -- Benchmarking AMD Radeon VII Gaming GPU with Mojave 10.14.5
May 3rd, 2019 -- 2019 iMac 27-inch with 580X GPU versus with Pro Vega 48 GPU
April 25th, 2019 -- 2019 iMac 27-inch 8-core i9 versus OLD Mac Pros
April 17th, 2019 -- 2019 iMac 8-core i9 versus 2017 iMac Pro 8-core Xeon - PART TWO
April 17th, 2019 -- 2019 iMac 8-core i9 versus 2017 iMac Pro 8-core Xeon
April 12th, 2019 -- Which Mac Renders Cinebench 20's Test Scene Fastest?
March 28th, 2019 -- Performance Analysis of The 'Best' 2019 iMac 27-inch
March 15th, 2019 -- Sonnet Technologies Allegro Pro USB 3.1 Gen 2 PCIe 4-port Card
February 15th, 2019 -- The AMD Radeon Vega VII versus other GPUs
January 29th, 2019 -- Total War: WARHAMMER II - How Fast Does It Run On The Mac?
January 23rd, 2019 -- Is the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 faster than the GTX 1080 Ti or GTX 1080?
Janurary 17th, 2019 -- Do GPU upgrades always speed up Pro Apps?
December 28th, 2018 -- OWC Express 4M2 Thunderbolt 3 External Flash RAID Enclosure
December 21st, 2018 -- 2018 MacBook Air Gaming -- with and without eGPU
December 13th, 2018 -- 2018 MacBook Air? Or Used MacBook Pro 13-inch?
December 7th, 2018 -- Can the 2018 Mac mini with an eGPU compete with the "Big Dogs" running Pro Apps?
November 30th, 2018 -- Do Pro Apps Run Faster on the 2018 Mac mini with an eGPU?
November 26th, 2018 -- Why the 2018 Mac mini really needs an eGPU
November 22nd, 2018 -- 2018 MacBook Pro + Pro Vega 20 versus Pro 560X GPU running three GFXBench animations
November 16th, 2018 -- 2018 Mac mini versus other Macs
November 13th, 2018 -- BROWSER BENCHMARKS: iPad Pro Gen 2 versus Gen 3
November 7th, 2018 -- SHOOTOUT: iPad Pro Gen 3 versus other recent iOS devices
November 2nd, 2018 -- Is The iPad Pro Gen 3 Faster Than The Best 13-inch MacBook Pros?
October 23rd, 2018 -- Thunderbolt 3 bus-powered PCIe flash drives (Samsung X5 and G-Drive mobile Pro added to the mix.)
Octdober 19th, 2018 -- SHOOTOUT: iPhone XS Max versus top Android smart phones
October 5th, 2018 -- Do AMD GPUs run Metal Apps Faster under macOS Mojave? (Updated October 11th with full RX 580 results.)
September 21st, 2018 -- UPDATED: iPhone XS Max versus 2017 iPad Pro versus 2018 MacBook Pro 13-inch
September 7th, 2018 -- 2018 MacBook Pro 13-inch with eGPU versus other Macs
September 5th, 2018 -- Best 13-inch 2018 MacBook Pro versus two 15-inch MacBook Pros
August 31st, 2018 -- Is The 2018 MacBook Pro Seriously Faster Than Older Models?
August 25th, 2018 -- Fast Bus-Powered Flash External Storage for the 2018 MacBook Pro
August 10th, 2018 -- 2018 MacBook Pro i9 with eGPU versus the iMac Pro
August 1st, 2018 -- 2018 MacBook Pro 2.9GHz i9 versus the 2.6GHz and 2.2GHz i7
July 26th, 2018 -- 2018 'mid level' MacBook Pro versus the 2017 'mid level'
July 19th, 2018 -- 2018 MacBook Pro 15 inch versus other Macs running Geekbench
July 13th, 2018 -- Preliminary Performance Analysis: 2018 MacBook Pro 15 inch
June 25, 2018 -- DaVinci Resolve: OpenCL versus Metal
June 19th, 2018 -- Turbo Boost and the iMac Pro - How much speed does it add?
June 15th, 2018 -- DirectX and Windows 10 versus Metal 2 and macOS 10.13.5
May 24th, 2018 -- NVIDIA TITAN Xp + eGPU to the iMac Pro
May 11th, 2018 -- NVIDIA TITAN Xp Supercharges the 13-inch MacBook Pro
April 27th, 2018 -- Breakthrough: eGPU + NVIDIA GPU + 10.13.4 + 2013 Mac Pro
April 13th, 2018 -- Rise of Tomb Raider: iMac Pro versus Mac Pro
Aprl 10th, 2018 -- Other World Computing's Thunderbolt 3 flash storage options
March 26th, 2018 -- iMac Pros versus Mac Pros running X-Plane 11 Flight Simulator
March 12th, 2018 -- AngelShark internal storage expander for Mac Pro cylinder
March 7th, 2018 -- 8-core versus 10-core iMac Pro: The Final Conflict
February 21st, 2018 -- The Battle of Bus-Powered Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Storage
February 9th, 2018 -- How Much Boost Does a 13-inch MacBook Pro Get From An eGPU?
January 31st, 2018 -- What if the iMac Pro had THREE Vega GPUs?
January 19th, 2018 -- iMac Pro Has Thunderbolt 3 Storage Surprise For You
January 16th, 2018 -- What if the iMac Pro had TWO Vega GPUs?
January 11th, 2018 -- 8-core and 10-core iMac Pros Running Pro Apps (Part Two)
January 5th, 2018 -- iMac Pro PCIe-based Flash Storage: How Fast Versus Other Macs?
January 4th, 2018 -- iMac Pro with Pro Vega 56 GPU versus optional Pro Vega 64
December 30th, 2017 -- Low End iMac Pro Running Games versus Other Macs
December 29th, 2017 -- Low End iMac Pro Running Pro Apps
December 26th, 2017 -- Low End iMac Pro versus two Mac Pros and one iMac 5K
December 14th, 2017 -- Extrapolating iMac Pro GPU Performance Using RX Vega 64
November 29th, 2017 -- DIRT Rally Metal 2 Shootout between various Macs (UPDATE Nov 30: added bonus shootout between three MacBook Pros)
November 24th, 2017 -- Some of our favorite Black Friday links.
November 21st, 2017 -- SHOOTOUT: Three Fast, New Thunderbolt 3 Drives -- Both Bus-powered and Brick-powered (UPDATE Nov 30: Added AHCI flash to NVMe to show write difference)
November 6th, 2017 -- How Fast Is The iPhone X Compared To Other Apple Devices?
October 19th, 2017 -- Light Bulb: NVIDIA Pascal GPU in eGPU now runs under High Sierra
October 12th, 2017 -- AMD versus NVIDIA GPUs running OpenCL under High Sierra on 2010 Mac Pro
October 7th, 2017 -- Now that macOS High Sierra supports NVMe flash storage, how fast does it go? (Updated October 10th with FOUR 960 Pro striped blades.)
September 22nd, 2017 -- Do You Need The Top iMac 5K for Gaming? Or Will A Lesser One Do?
September 13th, 2017 -- How Much Boost Does Turbo Boost Provide for your 2017 MacBook Pro?
September 7th, 2017 -- Early results for the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 running under macOS versus competition
August 25th, 2017 -- 2017 MacBook Pro: Performance of 5 models compared
August 18th, 2017 -- The 2017 iMac 5K PCie flash storage versus other recent Macs
August 9th, 2017 -- The 2017 iMac 5K vs 2010 Mac Pro running a Metal game (Total War: WARHAMMER)
July 27th, 2017 -- Which is the Best Mac for running X-Plane 11?
July 7th, 2017 -- How much does an eGPU enhance the performance the 2017 iMac 5K? And what about TWO eGPUs?
June 21st, 2017 -- The 2017 iMac 5K versus Mac Pros (running Pro Apps)
June 16th, 2017 -- The 2017 iMac 5K's Pro 580 GPU versus previous iMac 5K and GeForce GTX 1070
June 14th, 2017 -- SHOOTOUT: 2017 iPad Pro versus 2017 MacBook Pro 13-inch
June 9th, 2017 -- 2017 iMac 5K: What's New and What's Missing?
May 26th, 2017 -- Rat Rod Your iMac with an eGPU? Or Sell It And Build A Hackintosh?
May 23rd, 2017 -- Mercury Accelsior Pro Q 2TB PCIe storage for your Mac Pro tower
May 12th, 2017 -- Mac Pascal NVIDIA GPU Shootout (TITAN Xp, 1080 Ti, 1080, 1070)
May 2nd, 2017 -- REVIEW: Angelbird 8TB SSD WRK XT and Wings X2 SSD carrier board
April 28th, 2017 -- Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box Review
April 17th, 2017 -- How about TWO eGPUs connected to one 2016 MacBook Pro?
April 13th, 2017 -- Will the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti in an eGPU Box speed up your 2016 MacBook Pro and 2013 Mac Pro?
April 12th, 2017 -- Mac Pro Towers can run Pascal GPUs thanks to NVIDIA's Mac Drivers. How about two GTX 1080s inside the 2010 Mac Pro?
April 7th, 2017 -- Performance Upgrades for the 2013 Mac Pro while waiting for 2018 Mac Pro to show
April 1st, 2017 -- SHOOTOUT: 2017 iPad versus two other 9.7-inch iPads
March 7th, 2017 -- Does GPU Bandwidth Matter?
March 2nd, 2017 -- Razer Core Thunderbolt 3 eGPU works with 'late 2016' MacBook Pro!
February 24th, 2017 -- REVIEW: LaCie Bolt3 Thunderbolt 3 Drive
February 17th, 2017 -- AKiTiO Node Thunderbolt 3 eGPU + 'late 2016' MacBook Pro 13-inch
February 10th, 2017 -- Four USB 3.1 Gen2 Ports + Four USB 3.1 Gen2 SSDs = 2000MB/s
February 7th, 2017 -- AKiTiO Node Thunderbolt 3 eGPU + 'late 2013' Mac Pro
February 2nd, 2017 -- AKiTiO Node Thunderbolt 3 eGPU + 'late 2016' MacBook Pro 15-inch
January 19th, 2017 -- Can You Replace Your iMac 5K with a MacBook Pro and LG 5K UltraFine Display?
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.'
Updated August 26th, 2011 -- Final Cut Pro X: Six of the newest Macs duke it out -- (added MacBook Air and Mac mini)
Updated August 26th, 2011 -- APERTURE SHOOTOUT: 2011 Mac Laptops versus 2011 Mac Desktops -- (added Mac mini server)
August 18th, 2011 -- "A BALANCED APPROACH": Cost Effective Data Storage Expansion Without Data Compromise (intro to the HighPoint EJ220 Device Board)
August 5th, 2011 -- MINIMALISTIC MACs: The 2011 Mac mini versus itself and the MacBook Air
July 29th, 2011 -- PERFORMANCE SNAPSHOT: Four models of 2011 MacBook Air versus a mixture of nine other Apple laptops.
July 27th, 2011 -- FLASH STORAGE SHOOTOUT: 2011 MacBook Air with Toshiba, Samsung, and Aura
July 22nd, 2011 -- EARLY BENCHMARKS: 2011 MacBook Air versus other Apple laptops running Cinebench, Handbrake, Motion, and Portal
July 20th, 2011 -- EARLY PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS: 2011 MacBook Air
July 12th, 2011 -- SHOOTOUT: Thunderbolt RAID versus other storage options
(Added Pegasus R4 with four 6Gb/s SSDs in RAID 0 mode on July 15th)
July 1st, 2011 -- GPU SHOOTOUT: Which one works best with Apple's Motion 5?
(Appended with results from two MacBook Pros on July 13th)
June 24th, 2011 -- WBS SHOOTOUT: Verizon 4G LTE portable hotspot versus other wireless broadband solutions
June 17th, 2011 -- PRO APP SHOOTOUT: 2011 Core i5 iMacs versus CTO Core i7 iMac
June 9th, 2011 -- REACHING FOR 3000MB/s: Eight Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSDs and the RocketRAID 2744 Host Adapter
June 3rd, 2011 -- NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac speeds up Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve -- (includes comparison to three other GPUs)
May 27th, 2011 -- INVENTORS CORNER: 3 new products from 3 new entrepreneurs
May 20th, 2011 -- OS X versus Windows Gaming: Is there still a performance gap?
May 19th, 2011 -- Top 'mid 2011' iMac running Pro Apps vs other top Macs (including After Effects, Photoshop, Photozoom, and Squeeze)
May 13th, 2011 -- FAST and FEATURE RICH: FirmTek SeriTek/6G ExpressCard
May 12th, 2011 -- GAMING SHOOTOUT: Four 2011 iMacs versus other Macs (includes results for Portal 2, L4D2, Borderlands, Starcraft 2, and WoW.)
May 7th, 2011 (updated) -- SHOOTOUT: Four 2011 iMacs versus the fastest 2010 iMac (includes three CPU and three GPU tests; added iMac 3.4Ghz Core i7 and Mac Pro 3.33GHz 6-core Westmere)
May 3rd, 2011 -- PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS of the 2011 iMac (Updated May 4th with more info on VRAM and 6Gb/s ports.)
April 29th, 2011 -- 6Gb/s SSDs in various RAID sets on the Mac Pro
April 22nd, 2011 -- Making 6Gb/s SSDs Go Full Speed on the Mac Pro (updated April 29th)
April 12th, 2011 -- SSD SHOOTOUT: OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD versus other SSDs
April 8th, 2011 -- PHOTOSHOP CS5 SHOOTOUT: 2011 MacBook Pros versus 2010 Macs
April 7th, 2011 (New Data) -- STORAGE SHOOTOUT: OCZ Vertex 3 6Gb/s SSD in 2011 MacBook Pro versus other HDDs and SSDs
March 31st, 2011 -- AFTER EFFECTS SHOOTOUT: 2011 MacBook Pros versus others
March 31st, 2011 (Updated) -- WEAK vs STRONG: Three 2011 MacBook Pro graphics processors compared -- (added 13" 2010 MBP with 320M GPU)
March 19th, 2011 -- SHOOTOUT: iPad 2 versus iPad 1 and iPhone 4
March 10th, 2011 -- EXTREME GAMING: 2011 MacBook Pro versus two Mac desktops
March 3rd, 2011 -- 3D GAME SHOOTOUT: two 2011 MacBook Pros versus one 2010 MacBook Pro
March 2nd, 2011 (updated) -- WISH LIST FOR 2011: What I Want From Apple
February 25th, 2011 -- MACBOOK PRO SHOOTOUT: Last Year versus This Year (Geekbench, Cinebench, and HandBrake results for 17" and 13" models)
February 24th, 2011 -- EARLY PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS: 2011 "Sandy Bridge" MacBook Pros
February 18th, 2011 -- PART TWO: NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac running OS X Pro Apps (versus three other GPUs).
February 1st, 2011 -- FIRST LOOK: NVIDIA Quadro 4000 for Mac versus other top GPU
January 21st, 2011 -- STORAGE DEBUT: The ProStor series from TransIntl.com
January 7th, 2011 -- ROUNDUP: Notebook RAID for the Mac -- (six variations compared)
December 31st, 2010 -- SHOOTOUT: Hitachi 3TB 7K3000 versus other large capacity 7K SATA drives
December 23rd, 2010 -- STOCKING STUFFERS for Mac Lovers
December 21st, 2010 -- TOOLS FOR ARTISTS: Preserving the Priceless
December 10th, 2010 (Updated) -- FIRST TAKE: Aperture 3 versus Lightroom 3 -- (added IMPORT graph and comment on multiple adjustment speed gap)
December 7th, 2010 -- Find a Pearl Harbor survivor and listen to his or her story. If you can't find one, check out Joe Morgan's story.
November 19th, 2010 (Updated) -- STORAGE INNOVATION: USB 3.0 comes to the Mac Pro and MacBook Pro (from LaCie, CalDigit, and others) -- added special counterpoint from Chris Karr of Western Digital
November 5th, 2010 (Appended) -- NEW vs OLD: 2010 MacBook Airs vs previous models -- "Why are the new ones faster than the old ones running at the same speed?" (We added a few more old models to the graphs.)
November 5th, 2010 (Appended) -- HANDBRAKE SHOOTOUT: Mac Pros vs iMacs vs MacBook Pros -- (More Macs added to the mix.)
November 4th, 2010 -- BY LAND and BY AIR: External Storage for 2010 MacBook Air
October 27th, 2010 -- GRAPHICS GALLOP: Two MacBook Airs versus Two MacBook Pros
October 27th, 2010 -- CPU CRUNCH: Two MacBook Airs versus Two MacBook Pros
October 25th, 2010 -- PROBLEM SOLVED: Three Ways To Overcome The Lack of a Backlit Keyboard on the 2010 MacBook Air
October 23rd, 2010 (Updated) -- EARLY ANALYSIS: 2010 MacBook Air -- added some speed test results for 11" MBA (memory, flash storage, usb)
October 14th, 2010 -- MORE THAN EYE CANDY: Apple 27" LED Cinema Display
October 8th, 2010 -- THINK INSIDE THE BOX: Internal Storage Innovations for the Mac Pro
October 6th, 2010 -- BARE FEATS SUPPORTER: The MacGurus Story
September 29th, 2010 (Updated) -- EXTERNAL STORAGE INNOVATIONS for Mac Pros -- (Added results for ATTO R680 SAS RAID adapter.)
September 15th, 2010 -- REAL WORLD SHOOTOUT part 2: 2010 Mac Pros versus others -- (Aperture, Color, HandBrake, and PhotoZoom)
September 10th, 2010 -- IS THERE A BIG DIFFERENCE? Radeon HD 5870 versus 5770 on various Mac Pro models -- (5 models, 7 apps, 2 newest GPUs)
September 8th, 2010 (Update) -- Mac Pro 2008 GPUs: Radeon HD 5870 + 5770 versus older ones -- (Added GTX 285 results and info on support of 3 displays on 5870 and 5770.)
September 1st, 2010 -- REAL WORLD EXTREME APPS: Various 2010 Mac Pros compared running After Effects, Compressor, and Motion
August 31st, 2010 -- FIRST GEN SHOOTOUT: Radeon HD 5870 and 5770 in the 2006 Mac Pro versus four older GPUs
August 30th, 2010 -- SERIOUS FUN: Radeon HD 5870 versus 5770 and three other GPUs
August 27th, 2010 -- IT WORKS! The Radeon HD 5870 runs fine in the 2006 Mac Pro
August 25th, 2010 -- ONE CARD, THREE MACS: Radeon HD 5870 runs in the 2008, 2009, and 2010 Mac Pro.
August 23rd, 2010 -- 3D GAME SHOOTOUT: 2010 Mac Pro versus others -- (Just Portal for now but more on the way.)
August 23rd, 2010 -- EARLY CPU BENCHMARKS: 2010 Mac Pro versus 2009 and 2008
August 20th, 2010 (updated*) -- PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS: 'mid 2010' Mac Pro Westmere with up to 12 cores -- (*8G memory modules confirmed to work in 6-core model)
August 19th, 2010 -- BEFORE/AFTER: How the SL Graphics Update affected last year's fastest Mac
August 17th, 2010 (appended*) -- OLD vs NEW: 'mid 2010' iMacs compared to 2007-2009 iMacs -- (*added a Portal First Slice graph -- see bottom of page)
August 17th, 2010 (appended*) -- 'mid 2010' iMacs Compared: Core i3 vs Core i5 vs Core i7 -- (*added a Portal First Slice graph -- see bottom of page)
August 13th, 2010 (appended*) -- STORAGE SHOOTOUT: 'mid 2010' iMac internal drive options compared -- (*added screaming third party SSD)
August 3rd, 2010 -- CPU CRUNCH TIME: 'mid 2010' iMac Core i7 versus other Macs
August 2nd, 2010 (appended) -- 3D SHOOTOUT at 2560x1440: 'mid 2010' iMac Core i7 versus two other Macs -- added results from booting 2009 iMac with 2010 iMac drive (moo ha ha)
July 27th, 2010 -- PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS: 'mid 2010' iMac
July 23rd, 2010 -- SHOOTOUT: Fastest 2TB SATA Hard Drives of 2010
July 19th, 2010 -- SHOOTOUT: SD and CF memory cards for digital cameras
July 2nd, 2010 -- SHOOTOUT: 13" MacBook Pro 'mid 2010' versus the 15" Alternatives
June 28th, 2010 -- SPECIAL FEATURE: Photography Lighting on a Budget: The Lightscoop (by Bettay)
June 25th, 2010 -- FOUR SPEED TESTS: iPhone 3GS versus iPhone 4
June 18th, 2010 -- SHOOTOUT: Seagate Hybrid Notebook Drive versus HDD and SSD
June 15th, 2010 -- SPECIAL FEATURE: Snowflake USB Microphone (by Bettay)
June 11th, 2010 (update) -- STEAM FOR MAC: Portal and Team Fortress 2 on Three Fast Macs -- added results for NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 GPU
June 10th, 2010 -- SMART PHONE FEATURE FIGHT: iPhone 3GS vs iPhone 4 vs EVO 4G
June 4th, 2010 -- External SSD RAID: As fast as internal? (Part Two: MacBook Pro)
June 1st, 2010 -- External SSD RAID: As fast as internal? (Part One: Mac Pro)
May 21st, 2010 -- Apple iPad 3G: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
May 7th, 2010 -- YET ANOTHER PRO SHOOTOUT: Photoshop CS5, After Effects CS5, and Aperture 3 on the newest Macs
April 30th, 2010 -- Apple iPad "+3G": Broadband Babe or Pig-in-a-Poke?
April 29th, 2010 (Updated) -- STORAGE ROUND-UP: HDD and SSD Choices for MACBOOK PRO Core i5 and i7 -- added OCZ Vertex LE and Intel X25-M results
April 27th, 2010 -- MACBOOK PRO VIDEO MEMORY: Do you need 512MB or is 256MB enough?
April 23rd, 2010 -- 3D GAME SHOOTOUT: MacBook Pro Core i5 and i7 versus other Macs
April 21st, 2010 -- REAL WORLD PRO APPS: MacBook Pro Core i5 and i7 versus similar Macs.
April 16th, 2010 -- EARLY TEST RESULTS: MacBook Pro Core i5 and i7 versus other Macs.
April 13th, 2010 -- PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS: MacBook Pro Core i5 and Core i7
April 7th, 2010 -- Apple iPad: Toy or Weapon?
April 5th, 2010 (updated) -- Sprint 4G Overdrive portable WiFi hotspot (added new results for iPad WiFi; new firmware made iPhone 3GS to download faster)
March 30th, 2010 -- Tests In Progress (or What We Are Working On)
March 22nd, 2010 -- SHARED SECURITY: Stardom Safe Capsule
March 13th, 2010 (Updated) -- SHOOTOUT: Final Cut Studio (Compressor 3 vs 3.5 and Motion 3 vs 4) -- added Radeon HD 4870
March 5th, 2010 (Addendum) -- REVIEW: OWC's Serious Solid State Drive (Enterprise-Class for the Rest of Us) -- added results for up to 4 SSDs
February 11th, 2010 -- MACWORLD SAN FRANCISCO: Past, Present, and Future
January 29th, 2010 -- PARADIGM SHIFT: Apple iPad Critique
January 19th, 2010 -- MOBILITY Products for 2010
January 8th, 2010 -- SHOOTOUT: Google Nexus One versus Apple iPhone 3GS
January 5th, 2010 (Updated) -- SHOOTOUT: iPhone 3GS versus Droid Eris (added info on Google Nexus One)
(Looking for older tests? See our ARCHIVES of 2005-2009 articles)