Mac Pros

Speedmark 6.5 results: Mac Pros

Computer Speedmark 6.5
Score
Mac Pro 2.8GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Mid 2010) 207
Mac Pro 2.4GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 216
Mac Pro 3.33GHz 6-Core Xeon Westmere 3GB RAM (Mid 2010, BTO) 263
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 12GB RAM (Mid 2010) 262
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 261
Mac Pro 2.66GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Early 2009) 184
Mac Pro 2.26GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Nehalem 6GB RAM (Early 2009) 195

Higher scores are better. Older models in italics. Best result in bold.

Speedmark 6.5 individual application test results

Computer Duplicate
1GB File
Zip
2GB folder
Unzip
2GB folder
Pages ’09
Open
Word Doc
Mac Pro 2.8GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Mid 2010) 18 172 38 74
Mac Pro 2.4GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 19 191 34 84
Mac Pro 3.33GHz 6-Core Xeon Westmere 3GB RAM (Mid 2010, BTO) 18 148 26 62
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 18 169 32 75
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 12GB RAM (Mid 2010) 19 170 30 69
Mac Pro 2.66GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Early 2009) 23 185 45 82
Mac Pro 2.26GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total)
Xeon Nehalem 6GB RAM (Early 2009)
22 206 38 93

Results are in seconds. Lower results are better. Older models in italics. Best result in bold.

Speedmark 6.5 individual application test results

Computer iTunes 10
AAC to
MP3
Encode
Import
movie
archive to
iMovie ’09
iMovie ’09
Export to
iTunes 10
for iPhone
Call of
Duty 4
framerate
Mac Pro 2.8GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Mid 2010) 95 63 56 88
Mac Pro 2.4GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 104 52 58 87
Mac Pro 3.33GHz 6-Core Xeon Westmere 3GB RAM (Mid 2010, BTO) 81 48 48 88
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 91 45 50 88
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 12GB RAM (Mid 2010) 92 44 51 88
Mac Pro 2.66GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Early 2009) 101 71 68 59
Mac Pro 2.26GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Nehalem 6GB RAM (Early 2009) 114 58 70 58

Call of Duty 4 results are based on framerate; higher results are better. All other test results in the above chart are in seconds; lower results are better. Older models in italics. Best result in bold.

Speedmark 6.5 individual application test results

Computer iPhoto ’09
200 JPEG
import
Photoshop
CS5
HandBrake
0.9.4
CineBench
R15
Graphics
Mac Pro 2.8GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Mid 2010) 30 55 218 30
Mac Pro 2.4GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 32 60 163 26
Mac Pro 3.33GHz 6-Core Xeon Westmere 3GB RAM (Mid 2010, BTO) 27 55 144 34
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 27 57 132 30
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 12GB RAM (Mid 2010) 28 57 133 30
Mac Pro 2.66GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Early 2009) 36 64 229 14
Mac Pro 2.26GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Nehalem 6GB RAM (Early 2009) 36 66 172 14

CineBench R15 Graphics results are scores; higher results are better. All other test results in the above chart are in seconds; lower results are better. Older models in italics. Best result in bold.

Speedmark 6.5 individual application test results

Computer Cine-
Bench
R15
CPU
Mathe-
matica
Mark 7
Parallels
World-
Bench
Multitask
test
Aperture
3 import
and
process
Multi-
tasking
Mac Pro 2.8GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Mid 2010) 82 12 306 118 118
Mac Pro 2.4GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 50 21 331 131 131
Mac Pro 3.33GHz 6-Core Xeon Westmere 3GB RAM (Mid 2010, BTO) 48 19 253 101 59
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 6GB RAM (Mid 2010) 32 32 294 117 60
Mac Pro 2.66GHz 6-Core x2 (12 cores total) Xeon Westmere 12GB RAM (Mid 2010) 31 32 295 115 62
Mac Pro 2.66GHz Quad-Core Xeon Nehalem 3GB RAM (Early 2009) 86 11 320 127 65
Mac Pro 2.26GHz Quad-Core x2 (8 cores total) Xeon Nehalem 6GB RAM (Early 2009) 52 20 350 148 71

MathematicaMark 7 results are scores; higher results are better. All other test results in the above chart are in seconds; lower results are better. Older models in italics. Best result in bold.

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  1. Mattias says:

    Is the 13in MacBook Pro 2.66GHz Core 2 Duo 4GB (Mid 2010) really as fast as these numbers suggest? For instance, the Zip, iMovie and Handbrake numbers seem strange oompared to those achieved by its 2.4GHz sibling.

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