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Lab Tested: 2012 Mac mini gets a nice speed boost

Macworld Lab has benchmark results on the new Mac mini models.

Lab Tested: Ultimate 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Macworld Lab customized a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro to create an ultimate performance configuration. How does it match up against Apple's other laptops?

Review: 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro offers optimal choice for lightweight laptop users

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro strikes the right balance between size and weight

Lab Tested: 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro benefits from flash storage

Macworld Lab has benchmark results on the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.

Measure Mac performance with Speedmark 8

Learn more about Speedmark 8, Macworld Lab's benchmark suite for testing Mac performance.

All Speedmark 8 scores

Benchmark results of all the Macs Macworld Lab as tested with Speedmark 8.

Ins and outs of upgrading your iMac

What happens if you upgrade an older iMac with an SSD and more RAM? You might be surprised at the performance results. Macworld Lab has a report.

Ultimate MacBook Air 2012 models put to the test

Macworld Lab ran performance benchmarks on two MacBook Air build-to-order (BTO) models, and the results show that while both custom systems were faster than the high-end stock MacBook Airs, the upgrades to the 11-inch gives a bigger performance bang for the buck.

Mid-2012 MacBook Airs offer improved performance and connectivity

Thanks to upgraded processors and graphics capabilities, along with both Thunderbolt and USB 3 for expansion, it's getting tougher and tougher to say the Air isn't a "full-featured" laptop. And you no longer have to give up a good chunk of performance if you want to go light.

Meet the new Mac Pro, about the same as the old Mac Pro

The new Mac Pros released at WWDC 2012 represent a speed bump, plain and simple.