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Lab Tested: New 21-inch 1.4GHz Core i5 iMac benchmarks

Macworld Lab takes a look at the new iMac Apple released earlier this week.

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MacBook Air review: A little faster, a little slower, a little more affordable

The new 2014 MacBook Air offers a small speed increase in processor speed, but it's still a good value. (This review has been updated to include the $1099 11-inch MacBook Air with 256GB of flash storage.)

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Lab tested: New 2014 MacBook Air benchmarks

Macworld Lab has the new MacBook Air that Apple released last Tuesday. While we saw an improvement in most of our tests, our storage-based test results made us take notice.

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Lab tested: The Mac Pro Daisy Chain Challenge

How many storage devices can we connect to a single Mac Pro? Enough to create a 100TB RAID array.

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Connecting two Macs using Thunderbolt

Macworld Lab took two new Mac Pros and used IP over Thunderbolt to connect the two machines together. How does the file transfer performance compare to gigabit ethernet?

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Mac Pro 6-core review: $3999 Mac Pro is an impressive computer

Macworld Lab finally got the high-end standard configuration model of Apple's high-end workstation. The benchmark results continue to impress.

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Fact or fiction: What does (and doesn't) actually speed up your Mac

You hear about ways you can make your Mac faster, but do they really work? Macworld Lab puts these to the test.

Late 2013 iMac review: Faster than before, but the gains over previous models are modest

We reviewed the $1299 iMac when it was first available. We finally got our hands on the other three standard configurations of the new iMac.

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Breathing new life into old Mac Pros

What kind of boost can you get if you upgrade your old Mac Pro, instead of buying a new one? Macworld Lab ran a series of tests to find out.

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Lab tested: New Mac Pro is the speedster we've been waiting for (finally)

Macworld Lab ran a series of tests on a new 8-core Mac Pro, and if you're using professional software for high-end tasks, you'll like the results.