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Which Computer Is The Fastest

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Which Computer Is The Fastest

What computer is the fastest? What computer is the easiest to use? What computer is number one in education, and multimedia? That's right, the Macintosh line of computers. A strong competitor in the realm of computing for a number of years, the Macintosh is still going strong. The reasons are apparent, and numerous. For starters, who wants a computer with no power? Macintosh sure doesn't!
Independent tests prove that today's Power Macintosh computers, based on the
PowerPC processor, outperform comparable machines based on the Intel Pentium processor. In a benchmark test, conducted in June 1995, using 10 applications available for both Macintosh, and Windows 3.1 systems, the 120-megahertz Power
Macintosh 9500/120 was, on average, 51 percent faster than a 120-megahertz
Pentium processor based PC. The 132-megahertz Power Macintosh 9500/132 was 80 percent faster when running scientific and engineering applications, and 102 percent faster when running graphics and publishing applications. You can understand why the education market is almost entirely apple based.
Recent surveys confirm that from kindergarten through college, Apple has cornered the market in education, and remains number one in this U.S. market.
Apple Macintosh computers account for 60% of the 5.9 million machines in U.S. schools for the 1995-96 school year. Only 29% of schools use the Microsoft/Intel platform, and DOS only accounts for a measly 11%. Also it was reported that
18.4% of 4 year college students own the Macintosh. 55% of college students own a computer, and Apple's in the lead for that market too! The reason Apple says for this continued success is the Mac's ease of use.
There is no doubt that the Macintosh is the easiest computer around. The scrolling menu bar is the first example. If a Macintosh menu is too long to fit on the screen, you can scroll down to see all of the items. Windows 95 menus, by contrast, don't scroll up or down. So if you put too many items into the Windows
95 Start button, some will remain out of reach, permanently! Windows 95 hierarchical menus can become confusing as they become more crowded. When you install many applications onto a PC, so they form two columns from the Start
Programs menu, the menus may not be able to flow well together. You'll have to jump quickly across from menu list to menu list, which can be difficult to do.
The second example I site is the better integration of hardware and software.
Because Apple makes both the hardware and the operating system, the two work together easily; when a change is made at the hardware level, the software
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