03-24-2007, 09:21 AM #1
Software for benchmarking Win XP/OS X
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- Feb 17, 2007
Does someone know of a benchmarking program that I can run on an OS X and a PC to get comparative results?
I just got two new laptops - new Dell from work and a new PowerBook as a personal purchase. They are ~ nose to nose as far as specs go and I want put em up against each other :bushman:
In one corner we got - Dell Latitude D820 with 2.0Ghz Dual Core & 2Gig RAM & 256mb video card.
And in the other my new PowerBook with 2.33Ghz Dual Core & 2 Gig RAM & 256mb video card.
03-24-2007, 10:21 AM #2
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- Dec 22, 2006
- Texas, where else?
- 15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
Most all benchmarking suites must be run in windows which will require you to install bootcamp to make the comparisons.
Here is a review and a link at the end of the article to some benchmarking done by PC Magazine.
The best way is to compare the 2 is to run the same software application in each to see how they do. For instance copying an audio CD to your your drive in iTunes, or burning a CD / DVD in each one. You may be able to get some other ideas from their benchmark chart.I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
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