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Thanks Mike for the good find .
the artcle says "The computers were then scored based on a combination of crashes, hangs, BSoDs, and boot and background processes."
I am more interested in Battery life , Speed of various tasks may be something like moving a certain GB file or standard tests like pCmark .
Is there a chance to get these sort of numbers ?
This is the closest I could get but pretty old one :
The laptopmag link doesnot do the tests with windows installed on Mac - They are just testing Mac as it is with their os - which is not exactly what we need .
I dont think teh other stats are also with Mac running their own OS
Unfortunately they are not similar from various tests that are already done- but the question I am trying to find is how different - and if its a reasonable compromise - For this I am hoping I would get some numbers
Running My programs on MAC is not an option as I have already researched that .
Thanks for any help
Hi, I would be happy to help with this. The Macbook Pro with Haswell/Retina has been reviewed here and there are specific performance benchmarks when running Windows on the system as well:http://www.engadget.com/2013/10/29/macbook-pro-with-retina-display-review-13-inch-2013/Disk performance is rated as slightly higher on the Windows 7 installation than when running OSX.Additionally, after installing Windows 7 on a separate partition, we ran ATTO, the benchmark we use to test transfer speeds on Windows machines. On that test, we actually got even higher read rates, with rates climbing as high as 823 MB/s. However, write speeds were more consistent with what we found on the Mac side, with a high of 686 MB/s.Battery life is also evaluated but that comes out at a marked decrease in performance when running Windows on this platform, although the quoted figures would still place it high among conventional Windows PCs.In case you were wondering, we also ran the same video-looping test on the Windows partition, with the power-management settings set exactly the same as on any PC we test (brightness at 65 percent, no dimming, WiFi on, machine never goes to sleep, et cetera). Under those conditions, the battery lasted seven hours and 47 minutes.There are also PCMark ratings here showing the overall cumulative performance of Windows on this platform, it is faster but not by much based on these results.As you can see in the table directly below, the CPU performance is strong, but not out-of-this-world strong; the Acer Aspire S7 turned in similar scores, and some other machines like the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus are only a few hundred points behind in PCMark 7
13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display (2.4GHz Core i5-4258U, Intel Iris graphics)
E2,454 / P1,288 / X424
823 MB/s (reads); 686 MB/s (writes)
Let me know how that looksCheersSteve
Thanks for the accurate information . Are PCmark7 scores always show the performance of Mac with windows on it - because in the table it doesnt mention that the Mac is running windows .