Apple MacBook Pro 15" i7 2.5 (Mid 2015)
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Apple Mac mini M1 (2020)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver Colours Silver
2,099 $ / 2,369 € Price from 699 $ / 799 €
Q2/2015 Release date Q4/2020

Processor

Intel Core i7-4870HQ Name Apple M1
Intel Manufacturer Apple
4 / 8 Cores / Threads 8 / 8
2.50 (3.70) GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
22 nm Structure 5 nm
Haswell Architecture M1 (Firestorm / Icestorm)
Q3/2014 Release date Q4/2020

Memory

16 GB Memory Size 8 - 16 GB
DDR3L 1600 Memory Type LPDDR4X 4266
-- Memory Bandwith 68.2 GB/s
No Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 Name Apple M1 - 8 GPU Cores
Internal Type Internal
0.20 (1.20) GHz Frequency 1.30 GHz
1.50 GB Memory Size 8.00 GB
DDR3L Memory Type LPDDR4X
22 nm Structure 5 nm
Q2/2013 Release date Q4/2020

Screen

15.4 inch Size --
2880 x 1800 @ 60 Hz (220 ppi) Resolution
16:10 Ratio --
IPS Technology --
300 nits Max. Brightness --
No HDR support No
No Always On Display No
3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz
3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz 2. external display 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz
-- 3. external display --

Storage

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

Battery

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

Network

802.11ac Wireless LAN 802.11ax (WLAN 6)
-- LAN 1 Gbit
Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
-- Cellular --

Camera

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

Ports

1x HDMI 1.4 HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0
-- DVI --
2x Mini DisplayPort DistplayPort --
2x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 2) Thunderbolt 2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2)
2x USB 3.0 USB 2x USB 3.0
-- USB-C 2x (Thunderbolt / USB 4.0)
-- Lightning --
-- Other --

Dimensions / Housing

18 mm Height 36 mm
359 mm Width 197 mm
247 mm Depth 197 mm
2,040 g Weight 1,200 g
Aluminum Housing Material --
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A1398 Part-no A2348
MacBookPro11,4 Ident-No: Macmini9,1
2909 EMC-No: 3569
-- 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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