Apple MacBook Pro 15" i7 2.3 (Mid 2012)
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Apple MacBook Pro 15" i7 2.5 M370X (Mid 2015)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver Colours Silver
1,799 $ Price from 2,499 $
Q2/2012 Release date Q2/2015

Processor

Intel Core i7-3615QM Name Intel Core i7-4870HQ
Intel Manufacturer Intel
4 / 8 Cores / Threads 4 / 8
2.30 (3.30) GHz Frequency 2.50 (3.70) GHz
22 nm Structure 22 nm
Ivy Bridge H Architecture Haswell
Q2/2012 Release date Q3/2014

Memory

4 - 8 GB Memory Size 16 GB
DDR3 1600 Memory Type DDR3L 1600
-- Memory Bandwith --
Yes Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M - 0.5 GB Name Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
Dedicated Type Internal
0.90 GHz Frequency 0.20 (1.20) GHz
1.00 GB Memory Size 1.50 GB
GDDR5 Memory Type DDR3L
28 nm Structure 22 nm
Q2/2012 Release date Q2/2013

Graphic card 2

Intel HD Graphics 4000 Name AMD Radeon R9 M370X
Internal Type Dedicated
0.65 (1.20) GHz Frequency 0.78 (0.80) GHz
0.50 GB Memory Size 2.00 GB
LPDDR3 Memory Type GDDR5
22 nm Structure 28 nm
Q1/2011 Release date Q2/2015

Screen

15.4 inch Size 15.4 inch
1440 x 900 @ 60 Hz (110 ppi) Resolution 2880 x 1800 @ 60 Hz (220 ppi)
16:10 Ratio 16:10
TN Technology IPS
-- 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
-- 2. external display 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz

Storage

500 - 1,000 GB Size 512 - 1,024 GB
Harddrive Type SSD
SATA 6 GB/s Interface PCIe
Yes Upgradeable? Yes
Optional SSD (128 - 512 GB) 2. drive --
SDXC Card reader SDXC

Battery

Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
77.50 Wh Capacity 99.50 Wh
7.00 h Battery life 9.00 h
MagSafe @ 85 W Charging MagSafe 2 @ 85 W

Network

802.11 a/b/g/n Wireless LAN 802.11ac
1 Gbit LAN --
Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
-- Cellular --

Camera

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

Ports

-- HDMI 1x HDMI 1.4
-- DVI --
1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 1) DistplayPort 2x Mini DisplayPort
1x Thunderbolt 1 (Mini DisplayPort) Thunderbolt 2x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 2)
2x USB 3.0 USB 2x USB 3.0
-- USB-C --
-- Lightning --
1x Firewire 800 Other --

Dimensions / Housing

24 mm Height 18 mm
364 mm Width 359 mm
249 mm Depth 247 mm
2,560 g Weight 2,040 g
-- Housing Material --
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

Q2/2012 Release date Q2/2015
1,799 $ Price from 2,499 $
Silver Colours Silver
-- Security features --

Benchmark results

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.




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.




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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