Mac vs Windows Laptop Performance Comparison

| Macintosh vs Windows Index |

The results below are from the July 98' issue of Byte Magazine. Results were obtained using Photoshop 4.0. Results represent the percentage of performance deterioration over the fastest machine which receives a score of 100%. Shorter bars equals better performance


Fastest PowerBook vs Fastest Pentium Notebook running Windows 95(12/97)
Results From Macworld Magazine

Results show the percentage of improvement over the Pentium based machine - shorter bars are better

Photoshop Tests

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