Thursday, April 2, 2015

The new 12-inch MacBook is comparable in performance with the MacBook Air 2011

A week before the start of sales of the new 12-inch MacBook , the network appeared the first results of testing these computers in the benchmark Geekbench. Held resource Primate Labs test evaluates the performance of the processor and system memory.

The new MacBook is the thinnest in the history of Apple computer and is equipped with Retina-display with a resolution of 2304 × 1440 pixels, a thin full-size keyboard, the new trackpad Force Touch, compact port USB-C - a single connector for data transfer, video output and charging. The computer is available in two configurations - a dual-core Intel Core M processor with a clock frequency of 1.1 GHz and acceleration Turbo Boost up to 2.4 GHz dual-core processor Intel Core M processor with a clock speed of 1.2 GHz and acceleration Turbo Boost up to 2.6 GHz . In the latter case the drive twice - 512 GB.
In benchmark Geekbench Browser for testing single-core MacBook Jr. showed the result of 1924 points, and in multi-core - 4038 points. The result of the older models - 2044 and 4475 points respectively. The performance of the new ultra-thin Mac comparable to the MacBook Air 2011 model year. Masthead MacBook Air, updated in 2015, shows a Geekbench results of 2881 and 5757 points. In this case, the 12-inch MacBook with Retina display has a more powerful Intel HD graphics 5300 and more productive SSD-drive interface PCIe.
The new MacBook will go on sale on Friday, April 10, at the store Apple Online Store, Apple's retail stores and some authorized resellers Apple.