I did get to spend some quality time with a 1.6 GHz machine at an Apple
store last week.
Other than the usual iapps, there really wasn't a lot of testing I could
do, but I'm sorry to say that I was seriously under whelmed by the
performance on this box. It may crunch the benchmarks in impressive
ways, but I honestly and subjectively found it not a great deal faster
than my DP G4.
As for the design aesthetics: I'm all for minimalism and clean
industrial design, but it's hard to distinguish the front from the back
of the ...