MacBench

MacBench

An earlier benchmark from Ziff Davis Media that tested graphics, disk, processor, video and CD-ROM performance of a Mac system. Support was dropped in 2000. See PC Magazine benchmarks.
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Previously, Kristina was Test Manager at MacUser and MacWeek labs where she helped develop and beta test multiple versions of MacBench.
From iMacs(R), to PowerBooks, to its own MACh Speed G3 Upgrades, the new MACh G3 Control delivers compatibility and performance -- cache speeds boosted 33% faster (tested via Macbench 5) on most Apple(R) systems.
The 333 MHz and 360 MHz models, geared for high-end, performance-hungry applications, produce impressive MacBench processor scores of 1150 and 1300 respectively -- up to 722% faster than the original system.
13, 1996 -- In independent benchmark tests, the first Power Computing machines to incorporate Conley Corporation SoftRAID technology delivered "smoking-hot" performance and earned the highest rating available, as described in the Reviews section of the September 1996 issue of MacUser magazine (based on tests by MacUser Labs using MacBench 3.