Office for Mac 2011 Performance Improvements Leaves Office 2008 and 2004 in the Dust

Now that Office for Mac 2011 has been available for a little while, you should have noticed by now that Office 2011 is significantly faster than previous versions. There's a lot of work that went into the product to achieve these performance gains, the MacBU shared some details on what the Microsoft Mac team did […]

Now that Office for Mac 2011 has been available for a little while, you should have noticed by now that Office 2011 is significantly faster than previous versions. There's a lot of work that went into the product to achieve these performance gains, the MacBU shared some details on what the Microsoft Mac team did and why.

Here're two simple videos of Excel 2011 launch and recalc as compared directly to Excel 2008. These tests were run on identical first-generation 17" iMacs with 2GB of RAM and OS X 10.6.5:

Full Text: Office for Mac 2011: A Step-up in Performance