Apple MacBook Pro 15" i7 3.1 560 (2017)
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Apple MacBook Air 13" M1 8-GPU (2020)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver, Space Grey Colours Gold, Silver, Space Grey
2,999 $ Price from 1,249 $
Q2/2017 Release date Q4/2020

Processor

Intel Core i7-7920HQ Name Apple M1
Intel Manufacturer Apple
4 / 8 Cores / Threads 8 / 8
3.10 (4.10) GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
14 nm Structure 5 nm
Kaby Lake M Architecture M1 (Firestorm / Icestorm)
Q1/2017 Release date Q4/2020

Memory

16 GB Memory Size 8 - 16 GB
LPDDR3 2133 Memory Type LPDDR4X 4266
-- Memory Bandwith 68.2 GB/s
No Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Intel UHD Graphics 630 Name Apple M1 - 8 GPU Cores
Internal Type Internal
0.35 (1.10) GHz Frequency 1.30 GHz
1.50 GB Memory Size 8.00 GB
-- Memory Type LPDDR4X
14 nm Structure 5 nm
Q4/2017 Release date Q4/2020

Graphic card 2

AMD Radeon Pro 560 Name --
Dedicated Type --
0.91 GHz Frequency --
4.00 GB Memory Size --
GDDR5 Memory Type --
14 nm Structure --
Q2/2017 Release date --

Screen

15.4 inch Size 13.3 inch
2880 x 1800 @ 60 Hz (220 ppi) Resolution 2560 x 1600 (227 ppi)
16:10 Ratio 16:10
IPS Technology IPS
500 nits Brightness 400 nits
No HDR support Yes
No Always On Display No
5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz
5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz 2. 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 Lithium-Polymer
76.00 Wh Capacity 49.00 Wh
10.00 h Battery life 18.00 h
USB-C @ 87 W Charging USB-C @ 30 W

Network

802.11ac Wireless LAN 802.11ax (WLAN 6)
-- LAN --
Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
-- 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 --
4x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2) Thunderbolt 2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2)
-- USB --
4x (Thunderbolt 3) USB-C 2x (Thunderbolt / USB 4.0)
-- Lightning --
-- Other --

Dimensions / Housing

16 mm Height 16 mm
349 mm Width 304 mm
241 mm Depth 212 mm
1,830 g Weight 1,290 g
-- Housing Material --
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

Q2/2017 Release date Q4/2020
2,999 $ Price from 1,249 $
Silver, Space Grey Colours Gold, Silver, Space Grey
TouchID Security features TouchID

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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