Apple MacBook Pro 13" i5 2.5 Retina (Late 2012)
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Apple MacBook Pro 13" i5 2.7 (Early 2015)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver Colours Silver
1,699 $ / 1,749 € Price from 1,299 $ / 1,449 €
Q4/2012 Release date Q1/2015

Processor

Intel Core i5-3210M Name Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Manufacturer Intel
2 / 4 Cores / Threads 2 / 4
2.50 (3.10) GHz Frequency 2.70 (3.10) GHz
22 nm Structure 14 nm
Ivy Bridge H Architecture Broadwell
Q2/2012 Release date Q1/2015

Memory

8 GB Memory Size 8 - 16 GB
DDR3L 1600 Memory Type LPDDR3 1866
-- Memory Bandwith --
Yes Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Intel HD Graphics 4000 Name Intel Iris Graphics 6100
Internal Type Internal
0.65 (1.10) GHz Frequency 0.30 (1.05) GHz
0.50 GB Memory Size 1.50 GB
LPDDR3 Memory Type LPDDR3
22 nm Structure 14 nm
Q1/2011 Release date Q1/2015

Screen

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

Storage

128 - 768 GB Size 128 - 1,024 GB
SSD Type SSD
SATA 6 GB/s Interface PCIe
Yes Upgradeable? Yes
-- 2. drive --
SDXC Card reader SDXC

Battery

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

Network

802.11 a/b/g/n Wireless LAN 802.11ac
-- LAN --
Bluetooth 4.0 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

1x HDMI 1.4 HDMI 1x HDMI 1.4
-- DVI --
2x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 1) DistplayPort 2x Mini DisplayPort
2x Thunderbolt 1 (Mini DisplayPort) Thunderbolt 2x Thunderbolt 2 (Mini DisplayPort)
2x USB 3.0 USB 2x USB 3.0
-- USB-C --
-- Lightning --
-- Other --

Dimensions / Housing

19 mm Height 18 mm
314 mm Width 314 mm
219 mm Depth 219 mm
1,620 g Weight 1,580 g
Aluminum Housing Material Aluminum
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A1425 Part-no A1502
MacBookPro10,2 Ident-No: MacBookPro12,1
2557 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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