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404 not found??? when you click on the link
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Originally Posted by mkerr64
404 not found??? when you click on the link
It's been reuplaoded to http://forums.macnn.com/65/power-mac...p-benchmark/6/

It's also on my site (http://www.craigminah.com/test.jpg).
     
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Powermac G5 SP 1.8, 1.5 gig ram
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18.7 seconds

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Quicksilver Dual 1 Ghz G4 Power Mac, 1gig Ram, GeForce Ti 128mb Video Card, 80gig 7200rpm hd.

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Oct 24, 2006, 04:53 AM
 
Hey guys. new here. thought i'd share and get something off my chest. I bought my computer earlier this year on an impulse. I've been obsessing on whether or not I got a good value, if my money was well spent, and if I got most bang for my buck. I would have loved to been able to buy a G5 but for a about $1,100 ... this is what i got

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-2048 MB
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-Nvidia GeForce 7300LE 512MB
-20" Dell 2007WFP 1680x1050 (32 bit) (60 Hz)
-XP Pro Media Center (I think this edition slows it down...mcrdsvc.exe using~150mb/idle)
-Photoshop CS2 (using~114mb/idle)

My old VAIO, r.i.p., (1GHz,256,integrated graphics) sometimes seems to run PS 3 more gracefully than this here Dell. could be the chipset.
anyways........
TEST:Running Processes: 58
Opened PSCS2 =97.4s .... then 62.8s, 63.2s ... closed PS and reopened ...68.2s, 62.7s
     
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Oct 26, 2006, 08:10 PM
 
14.2 Seconds


Using - Mac Pro 3.0 Gigahertz Xeon x2
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Oct 26, 2006, 09:31 PM
 
39 seconds

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Oct 27, 2006, 02:10 AM
 
40.8s Under Rossetta Photoshop CS2, 2.16 ghz MBP 1 gig RAM.

Wow that's good even better that my old DC G5 2.0 ghz with PS CS2 and that was native. I hope CS3 is released soon along with some more speed improvements.
     
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Oct 27, 2006, 04:26 AM
 
15.6 seconds.

Mac Pro dual 2.66, 10.4.8, CS2, 4GB ram, 10K Raptor boot drive, 300GB stripe raid photoshop scratch disk, XT1900 video card.
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Oct 29, 2006, 01:52 AM
 
50 seconds w/ Rosetta CS2.. I wonder why my computer is this slow! And I have 2GB of memory. I see some of you run high 30s and 40s with the sam spec and LESS ram!
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Oct 29, 2006, 02:17 AM
 
31.8 seconds, PS CS via Rosetta.

2.33 GHz Core 2 Duo (Macbook Pro), 2GB RAM. Pretty much nothing else CPU intensive running at the same time.
     
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Oct 29, 2006, 08:36 AM
 
Correction..

I didn't follow the instruction correctly the first time, I didn't save the test image but instead i just dragged the pic straight from the site to photoshop. This time my MBP did alot faster than last time, half the time!

24 sec !! Rosetta Photoshop CS2
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3:20 (boy do I need a new Mac!!)

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Oct 30, 2006, 05:51 PM
 
I don't have a stop watch.....does PS have a built in timer? Or is there an app that everyone is using?
     
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Do u have a watch? If not... then try to search for digital timer online. Google it
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Nov 2, 2006, 04:40 PM
 
Or you can just open up Date and Time Preferences and turn on the seconds for the clock in the upper-right corner of the screen.
     
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Nov 14, 2006, 07:24 PM
 
DP 2.7 G5, 4 Gig RAM, 7,200 RPM HD = 39 seconds

MBPro 2.33 C2D, 3 Gig RAM, 5,400 RPM HD = 37 seconds.

Both in 10.4.8, CS2.

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Nov 14, 2006, 07:52 PM
 
MacBook Core 2 Duo
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48 seconds
     
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Nov 14, 2006, 08:13 PM
 
Allo, whats all this then?

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Nov 21, 2006, 05:09 AM
 
Hmm very interesting. My old box is faster in photoshop than my new box (both PC).

Old box - Dual 3Ghz Xeon with Hyperthreading enabled, 2gig DDR400, ATI X800XT-PE AGP - 29 seconds

New box - Core 2 Duo E6600 (2.4Ghz, 2meg cache per core), 4gig DDR2-533, ATI X850XT-PE PCIE - 34 seconds


But pretty much for almost every other task, the new box is considerably faster. Just strange that photoshop is much stronger on the older Xeons.
     
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Nov 27, 2006, 05:13 PM
 
20 seconds on a 2.66 MacPro with 3GB RAM using Photoshop 7.01.

In the background, activity viewer,mail,iCal, firefox, safari, Word, Backup and quicktime (streaming ESPN Boston) were all running. CPU usage went to 100% on all 4 cores.

Tried to open photoshop again but it won't start.
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Dec 16, 2006, 08:01 AM
 
DP 2.7 G5, 4 Gig RAM, 7,200 RPM HD = 39 seconds CS 2 and CS 3 beta

MBPro 2.33 C2D, 3 Gig RAM, 5,400 RPM HD = 37 seconds CS 2, in CS 3 = 27 seconds

Both in 10.4.8.
Safari, Quark and some other programs running only in CS 3 tests

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12,5 seconds on Macpro 2.66 1gb ram Raptor HD CS3 beta
     
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i suppose no one will care about this benchmark, but i guess i can add it anyway, to make the G5 and CD owners prouder:

2 mins 14 secs.................. eMac 1.42Ghz, 256Mb Ram, Ati Radeon 9600 64MB, 39 GB free space on HDD. PS CS2 open, at the same time as Camino with one tab open, plus MSN mmessenger - 2 windows open. i will do it again with 768Mb Ram soon, just to see the power of RAM.
     
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i made a friend test a PC...
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53 secs.
     
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27 seconds

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Dec 17, 2006, 12:59 PM
 
CS2 ~17 seconds
CS3b ~13 seconds

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Dec 17, 2006, 01:27 PM
 
Time: 38.1 seconds

Mac: MacBook Pro 2.0 2gig RAM

Apps Open: iChat, Safari, Mail, Activity Monitor, Quicksilver, and PS CS3
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MacBook Core 2 Duo 1.83
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33 seconds (!)

I remember when I used to run this test on my 2x2.0 G5 and get about 50 seconds.
     
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off a fresh restart i got 34.6 with nothing other than quicksilver open in the bg. amazing how 1.83 c2d is faster than my machine, i woulda thought that in this case higher clock speed wouldve been an advantage, guess i was wrong.
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CS3 - 35s

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Dec 24, 2006, 04:13 AM
 
12-13 seconds on a 2.66ghz mac pro with 2gigs of ram and radeon x1900xt... with world of warcraft open :]

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Dec 24, 2006, 12:42 PM
 
Originally Posted by mr. burns View Post
12-13 seconds on a 2.66ghz mac pro with 2gigs of ram and radeon x1900xt... with world of warcraft open :]
Why do people insist on running benchmarks with other applications open? Is it to buffer their scores in case they seem too slow ("it's that slow cuz I had twelve games running in t he background...") or is it to prove their Macs are so blazing fast?
     
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obviously i did it just to piss you off.

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Originally Posted by mr. burns View Post
obviously i did it just to piss you off.
I knew it! Naw, not mad. BTW, I typed this message with three Firefox windows open and three tabs. Also had AIM running...
     
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Originally Posted by svtcontour View Post
Hmm very interesting. My old box is faster in photoshop than my new box (both PC).

Old box - Dual 3Ghz Xeon with Hyperthreading enabled, 2gig DDR400, ATI X800XT-PE AGP - 29 seconds

New box - Core 2 Duo E6600 (2.4Ghz, 2meg cache per core), 4gig DDR2-533, ATI X850XT-PE PCIE - 34 seconds


But pretty much for almost every other task, the new box is considerably faster. Just strange that photoshop is much stronger on the older Xeons.
Its believable since the Old Netburst Xeons with Hyperthreading were effectively Quad processors thanks to Hyperthreading.

My E6600 clocked at 3.2Ghz with 2GB ram takes 26secs.

G5 Quad with 4.5GB ram takes 16secs..
     
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Originally Posted by radwerx View Post
Its believable since the Old Netburst Xeons with Hyperthreading were effectively Quad processors thanks to Hyperthreading.
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Could be HT, could also just be that photoshop filters are particularly well suited to netburst's quirks (low branch count would tend to favor netburst more than usual, for example, since it pays a heavy penalty for mispredicts). Core 2 is still doing better per-clock, it's just not quite making up for the 600MHz deficit like it usually does.
     
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G5 Quad with 2.5GB RAM - 17.5 seconds
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Redid the test using CS3 and got 12.0 seconds on my Mac Pro 2.66GHz with 1GB memory. I will redo the test when I receive my 2GB memory tomorrow
     
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My memory came earlier than expected so I reran the test and got the exact same results (12.0 seconds). On the other hand, XBench reports an increase in memory speed from 111 to 138...
     
 
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