[R-SIG-Mac] New intel based laptops

Ken Beath kjbeath at kagi.com
Thu Jan 26 11:11:19 CET 2006

On 26/01/2006, at 6:36 PM, Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek at r- 
project.org> wrote:

> As of performance, don't hold your breath,
> Core Duo is fast for daily use, but not particularly good at
> computing like BLAS.

According to Apple, the Intel iMacs have specFP performance twice  
that of the G5 iMacs they replace. Definitely slower than the quad  
powermacs but will make most most people happy.


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