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http://www.macrumors.com/2011/02/25/...e-improvement/


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PrimateLabs has compiled GeekBench results for the new Sandy Bridge MacBook Pros released just yesterday, and the results are impressive. The results show GeekBench results ranging from 5900 to 10164 across all models. What makes this particularly impressive is that the new low-end 13" MacBook Pro (2.3GHz Dual i5) scores near last year's top-end 15"/17" MacBook Pro (2.8GHz Dual i7)
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Nice almost double the performance and almost first post?
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In other news, mobile Sandy Bridge is faster than mobile Nehalem. Stay tuned for more breaking news, right here on OCN.

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And with a MASSIVE price-tag.
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And with a MASSIVE price-tag.
well.... they're MAC, expected something cheap? lol
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And with a MASSIVE price-tag.
^ This. Twice as fast for four times as much probably.
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is it really that amazing that a quad core is faster than a dual core ?
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I apologize for somewhat of a thread-derailment but is geek bench something specific for macs? No where else do I see geek bench being used as a benchmark other than macs. Saw a youtube video of a, interestingly, redneck guy who was touting the superiority of his Mac Pro by showing how much more his geek benchmarks were than a "PC."

And with this news, it seems to me the attention should be drawn to how much better the new mobile Sandy Bridge is compared to the old Nehalem, not exactly Apple/Mac praiseworthy since the internal hardware that are responsible for these improvements can't really be credited towards Apple.

Seems like one can easily make similar "massive improvement" claims just as well with PC brands like Asus, Alienware, etc. that are sporting the new hardware.
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I apologize for somewhat of a thread-derailment but is geek bench something specific for macs? No where else do I see geek bench being used as a benchmark other than macs. Saw a youtube video of a, interestingly, redneck guy who was touting the superiority of his Mac Pro by showing how much more his geek benchmarks were than a "PC."

And with this news, it seems to me the attention should be drawn to how much better the new mobile Sandy Bridge is compared to the old Nehalem, not exactly Apple/Mac praiseworthy since the internal hardware that are responsible for these improvements can't really be credited towards Apple.
Yes, it holds as much value to them as 3Dmark does to the majority of this forum.
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^ This. Twice as fast for four times as much probably.
compared to the last generation the prices went up ~$100
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