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Oct 25, 2005, 09:50 AM
 
4.02 min

B&W G4/650/1GB/PS7......6 other apps running
Personally I find it hilarious that you have the hots for my gramma. Especially seeins how she is 3x your age, and makes your Brittney-Spears-wannabe 30-something wife look like a rag doll who went thru WWIII with a burning stick of dynamite up her a** :)
     
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Oct 25, 2005, 10:21 AM
 
I tried it on my school laptop
IBM thinkpad R51
1.6ghz, 256 ram

Photoshop CS

and.....2:14! faster than i expected
     
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Oct 25, 2005, 01:16 PM
 
Rev. A 15" Alu PB (1GHz, 1GB RAM)
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Oct 25, 2005, 09:50 PM
 
I just tried this on my new dualcore 2.3 and got a 42 seconds. I have 2 gigs of Ram
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Oct 25, 2005, 10:27 PM
 
Dual 2.5 Running 10.4.2 with 2.5 GB RAM
Photoshop CS2
Firefox open at the same time
40 seconds
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Oct 25, 2005, 11:15 PM
 
1:44 Dual 867 G4, 768MB RAM, CS
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Oct 25, 2005, 11:32 PM
 
42 seconds,a few apps open.
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Oct 26, 2005, 10:02 AM
 
Here's a baseline:
iMacG4800 512MB ram, CS; just Minuteur (timer app) open as well:
293 seconds
Mind you it is a horrible picture and it does look better blurred beyond recognition...
God I need a Quad!
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Oct 26, 2005, 03:49 PM
 
2:23
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Oct 26, 2005, 05:18 PM
 
Mac Mini 1.25 512MB ram CS
2:36

Mac Digital Audio DP 533 1.5GB ram CS
3:15
     
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Oct 26, 2005, 11:27 PM
 
iMac G4-800, 1GB.
7 minutes in Elements 2.
4:02 in Elements 3.
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Oct 26, 2005, 11:27 PM
 
1:07

after restart, no other apps open

Dual 1.8 G4 Quicksilver 1 gig ram 10.4.2 (gigadesigns processor upgrade)
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Oct 27, 2005, 05:53 PM
 
2:41

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Oct 31, 2005, 09:31 AM
 
2:40 (beaten by an entry level Mac Mini!)

AMD Athlon XP 2800 (2083MHz) + ASUS A7v880 1GB RAM

PS CS 8.0


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Oct 31, 2005, 11:47 AM
 
Dual 800 G4 1GB PS CS 2:03 Still a good machine after all these years.

PC Laptop P4 3.4 Ghz 1GB PS CS 1:34
     
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Oct 31, 2005, 11:48 AM
 
quad processors anyone? heh
     
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Oct 31, 2005, 01:59 PM
 
Nice real world test.

first try : Digital audio as seen in signature with CS and a bunch of programs open, including FCPro, safari, itunes with music streaming, mesenger, etc

4 minutes on the dot.

second try : everything shut off except CS

3 minutes on the dot.

damn.

somebody do this with upgraded chips in old powermac, such as 1.3, 1.4, 1.6 duals, please.

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Oct 31, 2005, 01:59 PM
 
double post, sorry
( Last edited by spork; Nov 9, 2005 at 07:17 AM. )
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Nov 1, 2005, 06:16 AM
 
Dell Inspiron Laptop, 1,4 Ghz Pentium-M Banias, 512MB RAM, CS2, no other apps running.

2:53

I sure hope Intel improves before IntelBooks come out!
     
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Nov 1, 2005, 06:57 AM
 
Boy, I can't wait to get one of those great Apple PCs. You say they're slower than the Macs they replaced? Oops. Good one, Apple.

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Nov 2, 2005, 06:25 PM
 
Dual Core 2.0 GHz G5 with 2.5GB ram Photoshop CS2 47.4 seconds
     
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Nov 3, 2005, 04:23 PM
 
1:46

20" iMac G5 2.0Ghz
2GB RAM
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I'm not which revision this unit is; I bought it a few months ago.
     
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2.0GHz would be Rev B
     
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Nov 5, 2005, 05:14 AM
 
Dual 2.5 (Mar 05) 2 Gig Ram

1:06 with R@H running full speed and safari open.
40 seconds with just safari open.
     
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Nov 5, 2005, 05:46 AM
 
2.29

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1GB DDR2

Can't wait to try it on my 20" iMac when it arrives, even the old revs beat that.
     
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Nov 5, 2005, 09:41 AM
 
Dual Core 2.0GHZ with 2.5GB ram, 40% allocated to CS2,

safari downloads running on background and itunes, font explorer x, launchbar, preview, powerkey, 4 widgets idle

49s
     
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Nov 5, 2005, 10:42 AM
 
Originally Posted by Lateralus
Dual 1.73GHz 7447 G4s, 512MBs of RAM. CS.

1:12.
Interesting.

Your dual 1.8GHz 7447 beat my dual 1.4GHz 7455 with 2MB L3 cache.

I got 1:23 on a Gigabit Ethernet G4 upgraded with a Giga Designs dual 1.4GHz, 1 GB RAM, 9800 Pro, running Photoshop CS.
     
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Nov 7, 2005, 12:57 AM
 
Dual Core 2.0 GHz G5 with 2.5GB ram Photoshop CS2 47.4 seconds
That's almost exactly what my Dual Core 2.0GHz G5 did, but I just got it today and still have stock ram (512mb). I'm really loving this G5's power (long time PowerBook owner first time G5 owner).

At work I have a dual 1.8Ghz G5 and that did 1:04, so :47 compared to 1:04 isn't shabby. I had someone at work test out this file on a dual 2.8Ghz Pentium (xeon) setup and if I remember correctly that did 1:26.
     
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Nov 7, 2005, 05:46 AM
 
My 2.7 clocked in at 44 seconds.
I had all my usual Haxies and extras running:

ShapeShifter
Fruit menu
Windowshade X
Drop Drawers
Menu Meters
Spell Catcher
Clear Dock
Icons altered by candy bar
QuicKeys

Applications open:

Photoshop CS1
Entourage
Safari (two windows open)
iTunes
Preview
QuickTime
iCal


I gotta say I was impressed. Don't feel like safe booting right now, but will tomorrow or so and see if it crunches any faster.

Full specs:
Dual 2.7GHz
3GB RAM
Radeon X850 XT
30" Apple Cinema Display
Two Dell 2405FPW 24" displays (one running from a Radeon 9200 PCI graphics card)
10.4.3

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Nov 7, 2005, 08:42 AM
 
Ran a few different tests:


PC: 1:30
Athlon64 2800+
512 mb PC2100 (slow)
Radeon 9600 Pro 128 mb





Rev. C DP 2.0: 0:50
1.5 gb PC3200
Radeon 9600 128 mb
All apps closed
1 CPU @ Reduced: 1:49
1 CPU @ Highest: 1:39
2 CPU @ Reduced: 0:55
2 CPU @ Highest: 0:50
     
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Nov 7, 2005, 01:02 PM
 
Originally Posted by crooner
My 2.7 clocked in at 44 seconds.
Full specs:
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3GB RAM
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Two Dell 2405FPW 24" displays (one running from a Radeon 9200 PCI graphics card)
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I think my whole system has less horse power than your GPU…
     
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double post…
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Nov 7, 2005, 03:41 PM
 
Originally Posted by andreas_g4
I think my whole system has less horse power than your GPU…

Sorry, man.

Look at this way... you'll probably get a quad MacIntel that'll beat the pants of my system while I'm busy still paying for it.

As an update, I logged in holding the shift key down to keep all startup items from launching and ran the test again.

38 seconds. Not too bad and also comforting to know that all my extra doo-dads aren't bogging things down too much.






(I like my doo-dads.)

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Nov 8, 2005, 12:18 AM
 
Ooo, that was fun!

For a Dual Core 2.3 Ghz PowerMac with 512 megs of RAM:

42 seconds.

I just got it today, incidentally.
     
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Nov 8, 2005, 12:24 AM
 
Originally Posted by Xidius
Powerbook 1.5 1 gig ram 5200rpm 80 gig
CS2 - 2 mins 10 seconds on the dot.

- Xidius
New Powerbook 1.67 2 gigs of ram 7200rpm 100 gig
CS2 - 2 mins 7 seconds.

Wow. What a massive increase in speed.

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Nov 9, 2005, 01:06 AM
 
Hi Spork,

I've done some real world tests...not sure how valid they are but it does stress the system more than just running the photoshop benchmark by itself.

In this test, I'm running the benchmark while I have doom3 running at 1024x768 on high and playing an mp3 as well as having a couple browser windows open and having messenger running. Note the doom3 framerate was not as high as the screenshot during the test. I grabbed the screenshot as soon as the test finished. During the test it cycled between 25fps and 60fps. 37.4 seconds

http://powerthings.com/pics/d3photoshop.jpg


In the next test I decided to encode a DVD from one optical drive while burning a data DVD on the other optical drive with outlookopen and winamp playing some music. 38.3 seconds.

http://powerthings.com/pics/encodingphotoshop.jpg


Overall I have to say I'm very impressed since my time running no other apps is 30 seconds flat.


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Nov 9, 2005, 01:25 AM
 
CS2

Dual 2.3 G5 2.5gb Ram

45secs

Background:
Safari
Acrobat Pro 7
Indesign CS 2
Remote Desktop
iTunes
Quicktime
Suitcase
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Using CS2

17" PB G4, 1.33 GHz, 2GB RAM, no other apps running:

2 minutes, 39 seconds
     
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Nov 9, 2005, 08:52 AM
 
Photoshop CS2

Dual 1.25GHz G4 2GB RAM 10.4.3

1 minute 14 seconds

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Nov 9, 2005, 10:17 AM
 
Who here is good at math?
Apple says the upcoming Quad Core should be 43% faster than the Dual 2.7GHz.
Then, how many seconds should the Quad Core take for this test?
     
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Nov 9, 2005, 12:27 PM
 
Photoshop 7.0.1 with the G5 update

Quad 2.5GHz G5 2.5GB RAM 10.4.3

Ran the test 2 times, both came out at 22 seconds with Safari and the Finder in the background. Re ran the test after quitting both background apps and again timed it at 22s.
     
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Nov 9, 2005, 01:00 PM
 
Thanks Jasonhh.
Are you possibly using high end digital camera backs (Phase One, Leaf)?
I'm wondering how quickly those RAW files are processed into TIFs.
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Sorry, to disappoint but i'm a software developer not a photographer and my lowly digital camera only supports jpeg.
     
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Nov 9, 2005, 01:36 PM
 
DP G5 2.3
1GB
Photoshop CS2
41 sec.

edit: Wow, my G5 REALLY smokes my PC.

SP P4 2.0GHz
1GB
Photoshop CS2
2:46
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400MHz G4 Sawtooth upgraded with 1GHz GigaDesign and 1GB memory

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Nov 9, 2005, 08:43 PM
 
Originally Posted by dark3lf
DP G5 2.3
1GB
Photoshop CS2
41 sec.

edit: Wow, my G5 REALLY smokes my PC.

SP P4 2.0GHz
1GB
Photoshop CS2
2:46
It's the DP that smokes a SP P4 2Ghz...

Mine was at 40 seconds with CS2.
     
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Nov 10, 2005, 10:52 AM
 
Originally Posted by jasonhh
Photoshop 7.0.1 with the G5 update

Quad 2.5GHz G5 2.5GB RAM 10.4.3

Ran the test 2 times, both came out at 22 seconds with Safari and the Finder in the background. Re ran the test after quitting both background apps and again timed it at 22s.

That's fast.
     
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Nov 10, 2005, 05:55 PM
 
I've re-done this test using the demo version of CS2.

Ran it 3 times, each time restarting the app and recorded times of 19.3s, 19.2s, and 19.2s.

Again ran using a Quad 2.5GHz G5 2.5GB RAM 10.4.3
     
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Nov 10, 2005, 06:21 PM
 
whew. i'd say this seems pretty impressive ...
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Over twice as fast as a dual 2.7, nice!
     
 
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