i want an intel, have a G4 Silverbullet

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by wgschick, Feb 6, 2006.

  1. wgschick macrumors newbie

    Feb 2, 2006
    and am wondering if i'm going to see a significant speed increase from my slow G4 Silverbullet if i upgrade to an intel macbook or iMac when using photoshop. i don't do any crazy editting right now, mostly mockups for web sites and things. and thoughts? i know there are a ton of benchmarks, but i really just want to know if rozetta emulation is faster than my G4.
  2. Seasought macrumors 65816


    Nov 3, 2005
    I was reading through the latest MacWorld magazine last night and they made mention that no, rosetta emulation is slower than a powerpc machine running the same app natively.

    Whether or not this inclusive of all scenarios I can't accurately state. I tend to get the impression that rosetta is quite slow.

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