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Speedmark 7 Score: MacBooks Tested

Mac Model Speedmark 7 Score
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 330
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 319
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 239
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 221
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.9GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 189
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 161
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 207
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core BTO (Early 2011) 207
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 205
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.0GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 169
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Early 2011) 178
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 151
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 140
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 139
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 134
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.4GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 131
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Mid 2010) 112
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 108
17-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Early 2009) 118
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 206
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 201
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 195
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 186
13-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 175
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 162
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 166
11-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 175
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 152
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 146
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz (Late 2010) 117
11-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz (Late 2010) 94
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz (Mid 2009) 69
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz (Early 2008) 59
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 100
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz aluminum unibody (Late 2008) 91

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

Speedmark 7 Individual Application Results: MacBooks Tested

Mac Model Duplicate 2GB Folder Zip 4GB Folder Unzip 4GB File Pages ’09 Import 500-page Word Doc
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 13.9 183.5 26.9 66.3
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 13.3 198.6 26.6 71.6
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 54.6 195.7 113.7 69.3
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 55.8 223.3 115.3 72.3
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.9GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 52.9 196.9 125.5 67.7
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 63.6 233.8 115.3 77.7
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 54.2 219.3 119.9 78.6
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core BTO (Early 2011) 51.4 224.2 117.4 76.1
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 59.6 234.3 125.5 83.3
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.0GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 73.7 261.1 153.3 89.4
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Early 2011) 29.2 236.8 49.8 89.8
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 66.4 224.9 149.8 103.0
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 69.7 271.1 180.3 89.8
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 61.6 285.0 147.3 118.8
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 73.3 293.2 149.5 118.7
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.4GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 70.7 301.1 158.9 129.0
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Mid 2010) 86.5 320.6 171.3 138.9
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 77.2 352.9 156.8 149.7
17-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Early 2009) 64.5 335.5 127.7 133.4
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 15.1 234.7 30.1
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 17 234.7 32.3
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 15.4 249.8 32.6
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 21.8 251.4 43.3
13-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 22.3 235.5 40.5 88.2
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 27.4 253.8 50.4 92.8
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 25.9 253.6 47.9 95.3
11-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 25 233.9 43.9 89.1
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 23.5 297.6 43.3 109.8
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 27.4 300.9 46.7 111.2
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz (Late 2010) 32.0 420.3 59.9 148.2
11-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz (Late 2010) 32.8 552.7 65.8 196.0
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz (Mid 2009) 67.2 536.2 104.5 183.5
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz (Early 2008) 128.1 527.9 331.1 187.7
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 82.1 337.1 176.6 120.2
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz aluminum unibody (Late 2008) 94.6 353.6 196.4 153.5

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

Speedmark 7 Individual Application Results: MacBooks 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
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 45.2 59.6 62.1 81.7
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 40.5 61.1 66.8 88.4
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 68.1 63.5 69.9 84.4
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 72.1 65.9 73.5 87.6
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.9GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 98.5 73.5 76.3 155.8
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 106.4 83.8 88.8 182.5
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 75.6 61.0 72.3 103.0
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core BTO (Early 2011) 74.2 66.8 81.9 103.2
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 73.7 65.0 75.2 106.9
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.0GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 81.0 85.3 84.9 115.6
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Early 2011) 89.3 86.9 86.0 208.8
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 107.0 90.8 78.7 186.0
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 116.0 87.5 99.7 210.0
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 91.8 102.0 104.4 230.0
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 90.9 119.0 104.7 228.8
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.4GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 94.0 131.6 106.7 238.8
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Mid 2010) 116.6 126.5 120.1 356.0
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 115.5 133.3 131.5 385.9
17-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Early 2009) 103.1 117.1 136.1 425.8
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 83.2 77.3 86.2 203.4
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 85.4 79.9 86.9 203.2
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 88.7 82.3 93 220.8
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 90.4 83.3 93.2 219
13-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 97.5 106.8 92.6 238.1
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 100.0 109.3 96.1 246.1
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 100.3 110.7 96.2 241.8
11-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 99.0 100.9 90.7 239.3
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 111.5 114.9 112.1 279.2
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 115.1 118.5 113.5 291.2
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz (Late 2010) 90.7 157.9 172.5 474.0
11-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz (Late 2010) 107.3 185.6 232.4 676.9
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz (Mid 2009) 169.3 238.2 252.3 880.6
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz (Early 2008) 195.4 258.4 205.7 753.6
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 123.0 180.4 144.7 387.6
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz aluminum unibody (Late 2008) 121.9 146.7 125.3 375.2

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

Speedmark 7 Individual Application Results: MacBooks Tested

Mac Model Cinebench OpenGL Cinebench CPU Parallels WorldBench 6 Multitasking Test on Windows 7 Photoshop CS5 Action Script
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 37.4 62.3 231.3 80.9
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 34.8 67.4 231 81.8
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 37.4 62.7 245.3 83.1
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 34.6 66.7 270 126.2
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.9GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 20 119.6 240 88.5
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 18.4 141.6 296.7 123.4
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 39.6 78.6 264.0 104.5
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core BTO (Early 2011) 38.8 82.0 265.3 147.5
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 38.8 81.9 267.7 148.9
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.0GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 20.9 86.9 280.7 144.5
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Early 2011) 12.6 158.2 307.7 121.8
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 12.7 140.7 274.0 122.4
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 12.5 161.0 328.0 128.0
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 17.9 179.7 377.0 144.3
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 18.1 176.9 395.3 157.2
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.4GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 18.0 184.8 407.3 153.7
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Mid 2010) 12.6 266.1 390.3 153.4
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 12.4 293.9 419.0 168.4
17-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Early 2009) 14.2 333.3 408.3 154.1
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 17.5 157.4 353.7 99.7
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 17.5 158.3 364.7 103.2
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 15.6 169.8 333.3 104.3
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 15.9 170.1 341 104
13-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 11.4 175.1 324.7 107.7
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 11.2 184.9 360.7 112.8
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 10.7 182.3 373.7 112.4
11-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 11.9 166.7 330.7 106.0
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 10.1 211.0 442.7 119.3
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 9.6 211.1 449.7 132.6
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz (Late 2010) 13.0 367.1 475.0 169.0
11-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz (Late 2010) 10.9 498.7 649.0 217.5
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz (Mid 2009) 4.5 623.2 757.0 272.3
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz (Early 2008) 4.6 520.7 664.3 540.5
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 12.6 293.7 428.3 315.3
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz aluminum unibody (Late 2008) 6.3 295.1 431.7 280.7

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: MacBooks Tested

Mac Model Aperture 3 Import and Process 207 Photos iPhoto ’11 Import 500 Photos Mathematica 8 Portal 2 (1280×800)
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 54.8 48.8 1.98 194.8
15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 55.5 50.8 1.91 172.6
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.6GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 97.8 135.9 1.97 212
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core (Mid 2012) 104.7 136.9 1.84 201.8
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.9GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 86.8 131.1 1.2 89.6
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.5GHz dual-core (Mid 2012) 106.3 159.9 1.06 81.9
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 101.0 138.5 1.63 161.1
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.3GHz quad-core BTO (Early 2011) 106.5 139.7 1.57 156.0
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 101.5 141.2 1.52 160.9
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.0GHz quad-core (Early 2011) 115.5 170.4 1.46 68.6
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core SSD BTO (Early 2011) 88.1 83.1 0.94 63.3
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i7 2.7GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 105.4 162.2 1.02 59.5
13-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.3GHz dual-core (Early 2011) 121.3 171.7 0.95 61.8
17-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 123.9 164.1 0.68 83.0
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.53GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 129.4 177.4 0.68 83.8
15-inch MacBook Pro Core i5 2.4GHz dual-core (Mid 2010) 125.7 171.0 0.65 84.0
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Mid 2010) 143.8 202.3 0.73 52.7
13-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 147.9 203.7 0.67 52.4
17-inch MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz (Early 2009) 127.2 164.4 0.63 65.6
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 72.1 85.1 0.99 77.4
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 74.3 86.8 0.98 79.5
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 76.4 92.1 0.93 78.6
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2012) 80 92.4 0.93 77.6
13-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 82.1 89.4 0.86 60.1
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 90.2 90.4 0.82 55.9
13-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.7GHz dual-core 256GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 92.1 88.8 0.82 53.5
11-inch MacBook Air Core i7 1.8GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage BTO (Mid 2011) 84.1 89.4 0.85 60.9
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 128GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 96.4 103.6 0.77 57.1
11-inch MacBook Air Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core 64GB flash storage (Mid 2011) 109.3 104.7 0.76 58.4
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz (Late 2010) 144.3 157.3 0.57 57.4
11-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz (Late 2010) 180.5 198.5 0.43 52.7
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz (Mid 2009) 200.1 277.4 0.32 29.7
13-inch MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz (Early 2008) 289.3 370.0 0.35 32.3
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz (Mid 2010) 167.1 234.4 0.65 54.4
MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz aluminum unibody (Late 2008) 173.0 237.7 0.64 26.0

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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