Apple MacBook Air 13" M1 8-GPU (2020)
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Apple iMac 21.5" i5 2.7 (Late 2012)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Gold, Silver, Space Grey Colours Silver
1,249 $ / 1,399 € Price from 1,299 $ / 1,349 €
Q4/2020 Release date Q4/2012

Processor

Apple M1 Name Intel Core i5-3330S
Apple Manufacturer Intel
8 / 8 Cores / Threads 4 / 4
3.20 GHz Frequency 2.70 (3.20) GHz
5 nm Structure 22 nm
M1 (Firestorm / Icestorm) Architecture Ivy Bridge
Q4/2020 Release date Q3/2012

Memory

8 - 16 GB Memory Size 8 - 16 GB
LPDDR4X 4266 Memory Type DDR3 1600
68.2 GB/s Memory Bandwith --
No Upgradeable? Yes

Graphic card

Apple M1 - 8 GPU Cores Name NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
Internal Type Dedicated
1.30 GHz Frequency 0.75 GHz
8.00 GB Memory Size 0.50 GB
LPDDR4X Memory Type GDDR5
5 nm Structure 28 nm
Q4/2020 Release date Q1/2013

Graphic card 2

-- Name Intel HD Graphics 2500
-- Type Internal
-- Frequency 0.65 (1.05) GHz
-- Memory Size --
-- Memory Type DDR3
-- Structure 22 nm
-- Release date Q2/2012

Screen

13.3 inch Size 21.5 inch
2560 x 1600 (227 ppi) Resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz (103 ppi)
16:10 Ratio 16:9
IPS Technology IPS
400 nits Max. Brightness --
No HDR support No
No Always On Display No
6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz 2. external display --
-- 3. external display --

Storage

256 - 2,048 GB Size 1,024 GB
SSD Type Harddrive
PCIe Interface SATA 6 GB/s
No Upgradeable? Yes
-- 2. drive --
-- Card reader SDXC

Battery

Lithium-Polymer Type --
49.00 Wh Capacity --
18.00 h Battery life --
USB-C @ 30 W Charging --

Network

802.11ax (WLAN 6) Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n
-- LAN 1 Gbit
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
-- Cellular --

Camera

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

Ports

-- HDMI --
-- DVI --
-- DistplayPort 2x Mini DisplayPort
2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2) Thunderbolt 2x Thunderbolt 1 (Mini DisplayPort)
-- USB 4x USB 3.0
2x (Thunderbolt / USB 4.0) USB-C --
-- Lightning --
-- Other --

Dimensions / Housing

16 mm Height 450 mm
304 mm Width 528 mm
212 mm Depth 175 mm
1,290 g Weight 5,680 g
Aluminum Housing Material --
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A2337 Part-no A1418
MacBookAir10,1 Ident-No: iMac13,1
3598 EMC-No: 2544
TouchID 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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