the diabolical bench markie

Jul 15th, 2008 Posted in computers | no comment »

Over the years, I’ve taken to running the Ars Technica benchmark on nearly every machine I’ve gotten my hands on since around 2000 or so. While the applicability of this benchmark (or any benchmark, for that matter) to reality is questionable, it is interesting to see how a bunch of machines have fared on the same tests over the years. Here, for your entertainment, are the results.