Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Jan 2008 11:57 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Benchmarks "Earlier this week Apple released updated Mac Pros that use Intel's new Penryn processors. Also new is the fact that the standard Mac Pro configuration now comes with eight (instead of four) cores. Of course, what I've been wondering (as I sit here and think about getting a new Mac Pro) is how does the new standard eight-core Mac Pro perform compared to the old high-end Mac Pro? I've gathered Geekbench 2 results for both Mac Pros to find out."
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RE[2]: Back to basic first
by Joe User on Fri 11th Jan 2008 18:41 UTC in reply to "RE: Back to basic first"
Joe User
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This is not serious, especially these days that you have to save energy. An idle laptop uses at least 10 watts. Over several years, it does make a difference in a budget and it does not help the Earth.

And as some one else mentioned, if you don't reset your memory, after a week or more of uptime, your system will be slower because some applications are not optimized as they should be.

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