“Popular Mechanics has published a shootout between similarly-specced Macs and PCs using popular benchmarking tools and user feedback and has come to a (not very) surprising conclusion [the Macs won both the desktop and notebook shootouts],” Stewart Meagher reports for The Inquirer.

“Glen Derene from Popular Mechanics also used a number of ‘real world’ tests to find out how the machines,” Meagher reports.

Derene reported:
In our speed trials, however, Leopard OS trounced Vista in all-important tasks such as boot-up, shutdown and program-launch times. We even tested Vista on the Macs using Apple’s platform-switching Boot Camp software… and found that both Apple computers ran Vista faster than our PCs did.

Full article here.

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