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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The G3 upgrade is available in Four different Cache Configurations at the 300 MHz speed, achieving processor scores of up to 1240, using Ziff-Davis MacBench 4.
and MacBench benchmarks that have revolutionized computer product
For example, a Power Mac 6100/60 has a MacBench score of 100; with a Crescendo G3 it will achieve a MacBench rating of 800.
The MAXpowr G3 275/1MB/275 is the fastest MAXpowr G3 upgrade card available, earning a MacBench processor score of 1077.
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 MAXpowr G3 400MHz/1MB/200MHz scored 1400 using MacBench, however, actual clock speeds are dependent on the stock bus speed of the computer.
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.
With the MAXpowr G3-L2E installed, the MacBench processor score of 975 is about three and a half times faster than the base score of a Performa 6400 (275MHz).