Do you benchmark?

Benchmark testing can be a good indicator that your PC or Mac is not
running how it should be.

Benchmarking puts various components in your machine under various
levels of stress an records it’s response times.

Benchmarking has been around for many years, but recently benchmarking
communities such as the one over at have started to get more and more popular.

IT Geeks and Enthusiasts alike pit their tech muscle to see who’s
device is the fastest/most powerful.  On the back of such communities
you can use benchmarking to help you pin point bottlenecks in your
computers hardware.

Applications such as perform tests such as
floating point tests, MD5 hashing tests, RAM speed tests and disk
read/write tests.

Novabench supports both Mac and Windows devices, and is completely
free of charge. So why not check out their website and grab a copy.

If you do test your device why not posts it’s results below, go up
against my 17″ unibody MacBook Pro?

Mike Hudson

Mike Hudson is a Lead Cyber Security Analyst living and working in Kingston Upon Hull. With extensive experience in Microsoft and Apple technologies, ranging from desktop OS’s to Server OS’s and hardware. By day working as part of an infrastructure team, and by night ridding the world of IT issues through blog posts..

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