Measuring 2012 inside Macintosh performance
A latest post to the Primate Labs website by founder John Poole compares the Geekbench benchmark results of all of the Macs introduced inside 2012, from iMacs to Mac Pros as well as the MacBook Pros, including the Retina Display model. It’s a desirable big chart.
The initial thing which pops out within the Geekbench results is the fact that the Mac Pro speed-bump available inside mid-2012 continues to be about twice because quick because the upcoming non-Pro model, the 27-inch iMac introduced this month.
However, Poole (like many expert content-creation consumers of Macs) is eager for a real upgrade to the Mac Pro line.
Even though the Mac Pro hasn’t had a noticeable update inside over 2 years, the 6- plus 12-core Mac Pros continue to be the quickest Macs accessible. But, the Mac Pro processor architecture is beginning to show its age. Both the 4-core plus 8-core Mac Pros have been eclipsed by Apple’s newest 4-core laptops plus desktops.
As I said inside a December post, there’s hope which Tim Cook’s promise which “anything actually great” comes inside the fresh year for pro shoppers of the Mac. Many anticipate which this is a brand-new machine plus might effectively be integrated Apple’s brand-new U.S. production surgery.
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Meanwhile inside the benchmark tests, Poole notes which there’s small performance gains with all the Core i7 iMacs plus MacBook Pros.
There’s just a minor performance difference between your quad-core Core i7 desktops as well as the quad-core Core i7 laptops. You no longer require a big Mac (or, for which matter, a desktop Mac) to have a quick Mac.
Apple appears to taken certain time figuring out what is the attributes needed for its future highest-performing machines. Perhaps the Thunderbolt port — introduced found on the 2011 MacBook Pro plus today integrated over the lines — had been a problem? Thunderbolt lets consumers expand their iMacs or MacBook Pros with big displays, quick storage plus PCIe cards, all without wanting a big enclosure.
We may just hope which Apple types out its high-performance line. As you will see, there’s nevertheless a severe performance hit inside the all-in-ones plus laptops vs. the “real” performance machines, the Mac Pro. While providing great performance, the Pro is the professional machine.