This article is from the MachTen & CodeBuilder FAQ, by Jaime Julca firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Having lots of memory and making sure that you have a fast hard disk and a
fast software disk driver go a long way to ensuring good performance. Power
MachTen ships with a native fast file system that gives a two to ten fold
performance improvement. MachTen on Apple's new G3 machines is very fast.