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Apple Mac iMac 5K (March 2019)

Rocking fast iMac with 8 cores and up to 128GB..

Apple Mac mini (November 2018)

True desktop-class performance..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (July 2018)

Vastly improved performance over 2017 model, 6 CPU Cores..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (June 2017)

Improved performance over 2016 model..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (late 2016)

Touchbar, wide gamut, unrivalled SSD..

Apple 12-Inch MacBook (2016)

An iPad-sized laptop, refreshed..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina (2015)

Evolving the platform with a hyper fast SSD..

Apple 2017 iMac Pro

High-end computing moves to the iMac form factor..

Apple 2017 iMac 5K

Even better than the 2015 model..

Apple 2015 iMac 5K

5K Display, blazingly fast SSD.

Apple 2014 iMac 5K

World’s first 5K Display.

Apple Dec 2013 Mac Pro

Choosing among 4/6/8/12 cores, GPUs, memory, flash..

Memory Configuration in 2013 Mac Pro

32GB, 64GB or 128GB?.

Understanding Thunderbolt and USB3 Performance with the 2013 Mac Pro

Using the right ports is critical to performance..

2013 Mac Pro Performance

Performance of the 2013 Mac Pro..

2013 Mac Pro GPU Benefits

GPU vs CPU Performance..

Quick Links for Buying

Where to go to buy Macs and related items..

Apple Mac Pro Westmere 4/6/8/12-Core (Aug 2010)

Choosing among 4/6/8/12 cores, and is 2010 Mac Pro faster or better than 2009 model?.

  1. Mac Pro Westmere Introduction
  2. Which Mac Pro CPU for Photography, Video, Sound?
  3. Mac Pro Westmere Clock Speed, Cores, and Cache
  4. 2014 Update: Adobe Photoshop CC Scalability
  5. When More Is Less: Photoshop Slower With 12 Cores Than 6
  6. Mac Pro Westmere Estimating CPU Performance
  7. Mac Pro Westmere Hits and Misses
  8. Mac Pro Westmere Ordering Tips: What to Get and What to Skip
  9. Mac Pro Westmere Solid State Drive Option
  10. Mac Pro Westmere How Much Memory and Where to Buy
  11. Mac Pro Westmere Value Compared to Quad-Core iMac
  12. Mac Pro Westmere Internal SATA Bandwidth
  13. Mac Pro Westmere Test Machine Configuration
  14. Mac Pro Westmere Photoshop Performance: diglloydSpeed1
  15. Mac Pro Westmere Photoshop Performance: diglloydMedium
  16. Mac Pro Westmere Photoshop Performance: diglloydHuge
  17. Mac Pro Westmere Photoshop CS5 Panorama (Auto Align and Auto Blend)
  18. Mac Pro Westmere Digital Camera RAW File Processing Speed (Bibble Pro)
  19. Mac Pro Westmere RAW-file Import with Adobe Lightroom 3
  20. Mac Pro Westmere RAW-file Import with PhaseONE CaptureONE
  21. Mac Pro Westmere RAW-file Import with Apple Aperture 3
  22. Mac Pro Westmere RAW-file Processing with Canon Digital Photo Professional
  23. Mac Pro Westmere RAW-file Processing with Nikon Capture NX2
  24. Mac Pro Westmere Performance with PhotoZoom Pro
  25. Mac Pro Westmere Performance with Helicon Focus
  26. Mac Pro Westmere Performance with PTGui Pro
  27. Mac Pro Westmere XCode C++ Build
  28. Mac Pro Westmere Real World Memory Bandwidth
  29. Mac Pro Westmere Performance with Apple Logic Studio
  30. Mac Pro Westmere Performance with Adobe After Effects
  31. Mac Pro Westmere Performance with Handbrake Video Encoding
  32. Mac Pro Westmere Cinebench CPU and GPU
  33. Mac Pro Westmere Conclusions

Apple Mac Mini (Late 2012)

Apple’s first USB3 MacMini..

Apple iMac 3.4 GHz (Late 2012)

Apple’s fastest Mac as of Jan 2013?.

Apple 12-Inch MacBook (2015)

An iPad-sized laptop..

Apple MacBook Pro Retina Quad-Core (June 2012)

Apple’s 2012 MacBook Pro Retina Display..

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch Quad-Core (June 2012)

Apple’s 2012 MacBook Pro (non Retina)..

Apple MacBook Pro Quad-Core (February 2011)

A review of Apple’s first quad-core laptop..

2010 MacBook Air for Photographers?

How does the 2010 MacBook Air fare in the context of photography?.

Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 (April 2010)

A review of Apple’s first Core i7 laptop..

Mac Pro Early 2009 (Nehalem)

Configuring and optimizing..


Blog posts

2015

2015-06-11 Big Price Drop on my Workhorse Hardware-Calibrated Wide Gamut Pro-Grade Display: NEC PA302W

2015-06-10 Used Macs are a Good Value

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