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Performance Boost From Using SpeedDoubler at Various Disk Cache Settings

The graphs below show the performance boost at various Disk Cache settings when using SpeedDoubler. Set the Disk Cache too low and you get no performance boost during disk access. Set it too high and performance starts to fall off. Disk Cache is set in the Memory Control Panel. For an animated web page showing you how to set Disk Cache click here Testing was done using MacBench 3.0. MacBench profiles popular software programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Word 6.0 and QuarkXpress among a variety of others and applies these profiles to the various subsystems being tested. See this description of what MacBench tests and how. Longer bars equals faster performance.

Disk Mix Comparisons

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CD Disk Mix Comparisons


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Disk Cache Page - performance improvement at various Disk Cache settings without SpeedDoubler