Mac Minis and iMacs

 

 

Speedmark 7 Score: Mac Minis and iMacs Macs Tested

Mac Model Speedmark 7 Score
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.1GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 241
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 225
21.5-inch iMac Core i7 2.8GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2011) 244
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 229
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.5GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 211
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 264
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2010) 228
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 219
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core BTO (Mid 2010) 199
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.8GHz quad-core (Mid 2010) 215
27-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 176
21.5-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 180
24-inch iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz (Early 2009) 154
Mac mini Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2011) 218
Mac mini Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 161
Mac mini Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 132
Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 100

Results are scores. Higher scores are faster. Best result in bold. Older models in italics.

Speedmark 7 Individual Application Results: Mac Minis and iMacs Tested

Mac Model Duplicate 2GB Folder Zip 4GB Folder Unzip 4GB File Pages ’09 Import 500-page Word Doc
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.1GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 43.9 205.2 88.8 85.5
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 45.5 198.7 89.7 81.3
21.5-inch iMac Core i7 2.8GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2011) 46.4 195.8 84.3 78.1
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 46.2 190.1 85.1 71.4
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.5GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 41.5 213.8 84.0 90.8
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 29.0 227.1 49.3 75.6
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2010) 38.8 232.9 82.8 89.3
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 28.9 196.1 50.3 71.6
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core BTO (Mid 2010) 37.8 195.8 88.6 87.3
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.8GHz quad-core (Mid 2010) 44.0 244.3 90.2 88.2
27-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 44.8 234.3 90.1 96.1
21.5-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 42.0 232.4 84.9 96.9
24-inch iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz (Early 2009) 47.5 258.7 102.4 112.8
Mac mini Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2011) 29.0 203.4 49.2 72.5
Mac mini Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 65.6 240.9 148.8 84.7
Mac mini Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 64.7 248.7 144.0 102.7
Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 78.9 353.4 165.0 149.8

Results are in seconds. Lower is faster. Best result in bold. Older models in italics.

Speedmark 7 Individual Application Results: Mac Minis and iMacs Tested

Mac Model iMovie ’11 Import Two-Minute Clip from Camera Archive iMovie ’11 Share Movie to iTunes for Mobile Devices iTunes 10 AAC to MP3 Encode Encode Four Chapters from Ripped File on Hard Drive to H.264
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.1GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 66.1 53.4 65.5 104.5
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 73.4 59.8 65.3 115.8
21.5-inch iMac Core i7 2.8GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2011) 62.0 54.9 63.3 95.6
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 74.4 61.8 71.8 116.0
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.5GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 77.6 63.4 74.1 125.7
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 49.2 47.9 74.9 99.4
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2010) 60.7 56.9 77.8 99.7
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 77.8 56.6 71.4 169.2
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core BTO (Mid 2010) 88.8 67.5 73.8 169.8
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.8GHz quad-core (Mid 2010) 73.7 53.2 78.9 122.9
27-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 97.8 71.1 83.4 194.3
21.5-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 97.1 70.1 83.4 195.0
24-inch iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz (Early 2009) 131.7 86.1 99.1 275.4
Mac mini Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2011) 77.3 62.8 73.8 175.7
Mac mini Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 113.3 78.2 83.3 186.3
Mac mini Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 118.8 102.9 92.7 212.2
Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 117.6 152.1 132.2 383.7

Results are in seconds. Lower is faster. Best result in bold. Older models in italics.

Speedmark 7 Individual Application Results: Mac Minis and iMacs Tested

Mac Model Cinebench OpenGL Cinebench CPU Parallels WorldBench 6 Multitasking Test on Windows 7 Photoshop CS5 Action Script
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.1GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 43.7 84.5 224.7 122.9
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 45.4 97.5 262.7 137.0
21.5-inch iMac Core i7 2.8GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2011) 47.7 73.4 269.0 123.6
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 45.5 96.4 263.3 125.5
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.5GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 40.3 104.3 279.7 128.8
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 39.6 78.4 273.7 94.6
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2010) 39.5 77.7 281.3 174.7
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 33.2 129.8 284.3 117.6
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core BTO (Mid 2010) 33.1 130.8 285.7 128.0
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.8GHz quad-core (Mid 2010) 36.3 107.3 273.3 126.4
27-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 30.3 152.8 331.7 135.1
21.5-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 30.4 151.4 324.7 134.9
24-inch iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz (Early 2009) 26.9 225.2 283.7 211.3
Mac mini Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2011) 24.9 136.8 268.7 96.5
Mac mini Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 24.6 143.2 285.3 159.2
Mac mini Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 12.0 160.0 378.3 249.8
Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 12.9 296.4 451.7 364.0

Cinebench OpenGL is a score; higher is better. All other results are in seconds; lower is better. Best result in bold. Older models in italics.

Speedmark 7 Individual Application Results: Mac Minis and iMacs Tested

Mac Model Aperture 3 Import and Process 207 Photos iPhoto ’11 Import 500 Photos Mathematica 8 Portal 2 (1280×800)
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.1GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 80.3 112.2 1.75 231.3
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 83.4 112.6 1.66 160.6
21.5-inch iMac Core i7 2.8GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2011) 81.7 113.4 1.73 205.4
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.7GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 79.5 112.4 1.63 168.5
21.5-inch iMac Core i5 2.5GHz quad-core (Mid 2011) 145.2 92.6 1.58 140.2
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 74.4 78.6 1.34 199.4
27-inch iMac Core i7 2.93GHz quad-core BTO (Mid 2010) 87.1 89.5 1.30 212.4
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2010) 76.9 84.0 0.87 113.1
27-inch iMac Core i5 3.6GHz dual-core BTO (Mid 2010) 90.4 92.8 0.84 142.1
27-inch iMac Core i5 2.8GHz quad-core (Mid 2010) 88.0 110.3 1.32 199.0
27-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 95.8 121.4 0.78 112.4
21.5-inch iMac Core i3 3.2GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 93.9 114.5 0.81 116.7
24-inch iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz (Early 2009) 104.8 120.8 0.84 126.4
Mac mini Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Mid 2011) 79.5 77.1 1.10 106.3
Mac mini Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 113.4 164.2 1.00 103.7
Mac mini Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Mid 2011) 145.5 170.0 0.93 62.5
Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 181.8 218.5 0.64 55.6

Mathematica 8 is a score; higher is better. Portal 2 results is frames per second; higher is better. All other results are in seconds; lower is better. Best result in bold. Older models in italics.

 

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