Apple iMac 27" i5 3.5 Retina 5K (2017)
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Apple MacBook Air 13" M2 10-GPU (2022)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver Colours Silver, Starlight, Space Grey, Midnight
1,999 $ / 2,299 € Price from 1,499 $ / 1,849 €
Q2/2017 Release date Q2/2022

Processor

Intel Core i5-7600 Name Apple M2
Intel Manufacturer Apple
4 / 4 Cores / Threads 8 / 8
3.50 (4.10) GHz Frequency 3.50 GHz
14 nm Structure 5 nm
Kaby Lake Architecture M2 (Avalanche / Blizzard)
Q1/2017 Release date Q2/2022

Memory

8 - 64 GB Memory Size 8 - 24 GB
DDR4 2400 Memory Type LPDDR5 6400
-- Memory Bandwith 102.4 GB/s
Yes Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

AMD Radeon Pro 575 Name Apple M2 - 10 GPU Cores
Dedicated Type Internal
1.10 GHz Frequency 1.40 GHz
4.00 GB Memory Size 24.00 GB
GDDR5 Memory Type LPDDR5
14 nm Structure 5 nm
Q2/2017 Release date Q2/2022

Graphic card 2

Intel UHD Graphics 630 Name --
Internal Type --
0.35 (1.15) GHz Frequency --
1.50 GB Memory Size --
-- Memory Type --
14 nm Structure --
Q4/2017 Release date --

Screen

27.0 inch Size 13.6 inch
5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz (218 ppi) Resolution 2560 x 1664 @ 60 Hz (224 ppi)
16:9 Ratio 16:10
IPS Technology IPS
500 nits Max. Brightness 500 nits
No HDR support Yes (500 nits)
No Always On Display No
5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz
-- 2. external display --
-- 3. external display --

Storage

1,024 - 3,072 GB Size 512 - 2,048 GB
Fusion (Hybrid) Type SSD
SATA 6 GB/s Interface PCIe
Yes Upgradeable? No
Optional SSD (256 - 1024 GB) 2. drive --
SDXC Card reader --

Battery

-- Type Lithium-Polymer
-- Capacity 52.60 Wh
-- Battery life 18.00 h
-- Charging USB-C @ 30 W (Optional 67W Fast-charge), MagSafe 3

Network

802.11ac Wireless LAN 802.11ax (WLAN 6)
1 Gbit LAN --
Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
-- Cellular --

Camera

0.9 MP, 720p Front camera 2.0 MP, 1080p
-- Back camera 1 --
-- Back camera 2 --
-- Back camera 3 --

Ports

-- HDMI --
-- DVI --
-- DistplayPort --
2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2) Thunderbolt 2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2)
4x USB 3.0 USB --
2x (Thunderbolt 3) USB-C 2x (Thunderbolt / USB 4.0)
-- Lightning --
-- Other MagSafe 3

Dimensions / Housing

516 mm Height 11 mm
650 mm Width 304 mm
203 mm Depth 215 mm
9,440 g Weight 1,240 g
-- Housing Material Aluminum
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A1419 Part-no A2681
iMac18,3 Ident-No: Mac14,2
3070 EMC-No: 4074
-- Security features TouchID
Link to manufacturer data sheet Link to manufacturer

Benchmark results

Geekbench 6 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 6 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Cinebench 2024 - Single Core

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in the 3D program Cinema 4D from the manufacturer Maxon. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation. Cinebench 2024 runs on Windows (x86-64 and arm) and macOS. He can also test the new Apple M processors.




Cinebench 2024 - Multi Core

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in the 3D program Cinema 4D from the manufacturer Maxon. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation. Cinebench 2024 runs on Windows (x86-64 and arm) and macOS. He can also test the new Apple M processors.




Cinebench R23 - Single Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




Cinebench R23 - Multi Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS) - FP32 (TFLOPS)

The theoretical computing power of the graphics card with single precision (32 bit) in TFLOPS. TFLOPS indicates how many trillion FP32 floating point operations the graphics card (GPU) can perform per second. The larger this number, the faster the graphics card is.




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