Apple made some big claims about the performance of the new iPhone 6s. Now that the phones have made their way into the hands of users, it’s time to put those claims to the test. Check out our initial benchmarks comparing the new iPhone 6s Plus to its direct predecessor, the iPhone 6 Plus.
Benchmarks for the new iPad Air 2 are starting to roll in, and the results are impressive. The new A8X CPU powering Apple’s latest flagship tablet is up to 55 percent faster than the iPhone 6, and up to 68 percent faster than the first generation iPad Air, making the Air 2 the most powerful iOS device ever.
Apple later today will unveil the next generation iPhone lineup, and the expected 4.7-inch model may be 16 to 20 percent faster than the current iPhone 5s, according to Geekbench results published by Weibo user zzray, who has reportedly obtained a working iPhone 6.
The new entry-level iMac has a compelling price, but at the expense of performance. But just how much slower is the new iMac compared to its more expensive counterparts? We round up benchmarks looking at CPU and GPU performance, to help you decided if the $1,099 model is right for you.
Primate Labs, the company behind the popular multi-platform benchmarking tool Geekbench, released a major update to the software late Thursday. Version 3.0, a paid update, introduces dozens of new and revised tests, separate scores for single-core and multi-core performance, a new file format for storing results, Dropbox integration, and a completely revamped interface across all versions. Geekbench measures processor and memory performance only, and does not consider factors such as drive speed and GPU capabilities while calculating its score. While…