That’s the thing about Apple marketing. They don’t talk about how many gigabytes of memory or how many CPU cycles or how many apps (much). They aim for your heart, and show you how technology can make your life better during its most important moments.
Gina Trapani ~ Lessons from Apple on Advertising and Aesthetics
86 Mac Plus Vs. 07 AMD DualCore. You Won’t Believe Who Wins
Check out the results! For the functions that people use most often, the 1986 vintage Mac Plus beats the 2007 AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800 : 9 tests to 8! Out of the 17 tests, the antique Mac won 53% of the time! Including a jaw-dropping 52 second whipping of the AMD from the time the Power button is pushed to the time the Desktop is up and usable.
Machine Name: MacBook
CPU Type: Intel Core Duo
CPU Speed: 2 GHz
Memory: 1 GB