Apple MacBook Air 13" M2 8-GPU (2022)
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Apple Mac mini i7 3.2 (2018)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver, Starlight, Space Grey, Midnight Colours Space Grey
1,199 $ / 1,499 € Price from 1,299 $ / 1,489 €
Q2/2022 Release date Q4/2018

Processor

Apple M2 Name Intel Core i7-8700B
Apple Manufacturer Intel
8 / 8 Cores / Threads 6 / 12
3.50 GHz Frequency 3.20 (4.60) GHz
5 nm Structure 14 nm
M2 (Avalanche / Blizzard) Architecture Coffee Lake S
Q2/2022 Release date Q2/2018

Memory

8 - 24 GB Memory Size 8 - 64 GB
LPDDR5 6400 Memory Type DDR4 2666
102.4 GB/s Memory Bandwith --
No Upgradeable? Yes

Graphic card

Apple M2 - 8 GPU Cores Name Intel UHD Graphics 630
Internal Type Internal
1.40 GHz Frequency 0.35 (1.15) GHz
24.00 GB Memory Size 1.50 GB
LPDDR5 Memory Type --
5 nm Structure 14 nm
Q2/2022 Release date Q4/2017

Screen

13.6 inch Size --
2560 x 1664 @ 60 Hz (224 ppi) Resolution
16:10 Ratio --
IPS Technology --
1000 nits Max. Brightness --
Yes (1600 nits) HDR support No
No Always On Display No
6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz
-- 2. external display 4096 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
-- 3. external display --

Storage

256 - 2,048 GB Size 256 - 2,048 GB
SSD Type SSD
PCIe Interface PCIe
No Upgradeable? No
-- 2. drive --
-- Card reader --

Battery

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

Network

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

Camera

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

Ports

-- HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0
-- DVI --
-- DistplayPort --
2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2) Thunderbolt 4x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2)
-- USB 2x USB 3.0
2x (Thunderbolt / USB 4.0) USB-C 2x (Thunderbolt)
-- Lightning --
MagSafe 3 Other --

Dimensions / Housing

11 mm Height 36 mm
304 mm Width 197 mm
215 mm Depth 197 mm
1,240 g Weight 1,300 g
Aluminum Housing Material --
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

-- Part-no A1993
MacBookAir11,1 Ident-No: Macmini8,1
-- EMC-No: 3213
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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