Apple Mac mini i5 3.0 (2018)
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Apple MacBook Pro 13" i5 2.7 (Early 2015)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Space Grey Colours Silver
1,099 $ / 1,249 € Price from 1,299 $ / 1,449 €
Q4/2018 Release date Q1/2015

Processor

Intel Core i5-8500B Name Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Manufacturer Intel
6 / 6 Cores / Threads 2 / 4
3.00 (4.10) GHz Frequency 2.70 (3.10) GHz
14 nm Structure 14 nm
Coffee Lake S Architecture Broadwell
Q1/2018 Release date Q1/2015

Memory

8 - 64 GB Memory Size 8 - 16 GB
DDR4 2666 Memory Type LPDDR3 1866
-- Memory Bandwith --
Yes Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Intel UHD Graphics 630 Name Intel Iris Graphics 6100
Internal Type Internal
0.35 (1.15) GHz Frequency 0.30 (1.05) GHz
1.50 GB Memory Size 1.50 GB
-- Memory Type LPDDR3
14 nm Structure 14 nm
Q4/2017 Release date Q1/2015

Screen

-- Size 13.3 inch
Resolution 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz (227 ppi)
-- Ratio 16:10
-- Technology IPS
-- Max. Brightness 300 nits
No HDR support No
No Always On Display No
5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
4096 x 2160 @ 60 Hz 2. external display 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
-- 3. external display --

Storage

256 - 2,048 GB Size 128 - 1,024 GB
SSD Type SSD
PCIe Interface PCIe
No Upgradeable? Yes
-- 2. drive --
-- Card reader SDXC

Battery

-- Type Lithium-Polymer
-- Capacity 74.90 Wh
-- Battery life 12.00 h
-- Charging MagSafe 2 @ 60 W

Network

802.11ac Wireless LAN 802.11ac
1 Gbit LAN --
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
-- Cellular --

Camera

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

Ports

1x HDMI 2.0 HDMI 1x HDMI 1.4
-- DVI --
-- DistplayPort 2x Mini DisplayPort
4x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2) Thunderbolt 2x Thunderbolt 2 (Mini DisplayPort)
2x USB 3.0 USB 2x USB 3.0
2x (Thunderbolt) USB-C --
-- Lightning --
-- Other --

Dimensions / Housing

36 mm Height 18 mm
197 mm Width 314 mm
197 mm Depth 219 mm
1,300 g Weight 1,580 g
-- Housing Material Aluminum
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A1993 Part-no A1502
Macmini8,1 Ident-No: MacBookPro12,1
3213 EMC-No: 2835
-- Security features --
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 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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