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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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Tested: Which PC upgrades offer the biggest performance boost for your buck?

We took a mainstream PC and individually upgraded it's processor, graphics card, memory, and storage. Find out which ones busted our benchmarks.

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Plextor M6e SSD review: It's faster than a SATA drive, and not much more expensive

For only a little more than a SATA SSD, the Plextor M6e PCIe drive offers a 20-percent jump in read performance.

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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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Just how fast is your PC? These benchmark tools can share insights

Just how fast is your computer? Is your laptop's battery up to snuff? Find out with one of these programs.

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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15-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: A tale of two laptops

Apple offers two standard configurations of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and the benchmarks tell very difference stories for each one.

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13-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: Thinner, lighter, and faster never hurts

If you've been holding out on getting a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, now's the time to buy.

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