Listen to them both side by side.Thats the only way to tell.
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The Rogue is a very competent performer from top to bottom and has a little of the classic tube sound (which I like) the Magnum upgrade gets you a big step up in performance with much more detail and definition, to the point where they just about disappear.
I have not heard the Macintosh but thought any info was good info.
I have never popped the top off either and have never inquired and so have no direct knowledge about your two choices.
But.. do not assume that old is bad and that newer is better. There is so much hype and always a new Rogue, I mean vogue in the industry. I have a friend who was a stockbroker and one of his favorite jokes was to say that investment advise in stocks and audio was the same because If you buy what is "hot" you are going to bid with the masses and pay a premium for well..."hotness".
If you love your Mac's a little TLC in the right hands (cap and coil upgrades) might do wonders.
Remember, I know nothing about Rogue in particular and they might in fact be a real killer deal. I don't want e-mail from Rogue lovers as that was not my point. Nat and LjGj give sound advise..bring the Rogue home and listen.
I have a Rogue 99 and 88 combo and love it. The mids are warm, the highs not shrill and the bass tight. The sound stage is very nice. I use it with Chinese KT 88 tubes. But trust your own ears. I'm relatively new to enjoying higher end Audio equipment but have found it's is like enjoying wine. Everyone has their own preferences and it depends on what you are combining it with. Try to find a place where you can audition both side by side.