Earlier this month, we reported about a benchmark result on Geekbench, which revealed that Apple’s 12-inch Retina MacBook scored badly.
In fact, its scores were on par with a 3 year old device, the 2011 MacBook Air.
The results revealed that the Retina MacBook managed only 1924 and 2044 in single-core scores, and 4038 and 4775 on multi-core scores.
But that was a pre-launch situation, which changed last week, as Apple began shipping the MacBook.
12-inch Retina MacBook Specifications:Screen: 12″ Retina Display with a resolution of 2304×1440 pixels, and a pixel density of 226 PPI, and a 16:10 screen ratio. Operating System: OS X [...]
The 12-inch Retina MacBook may not have performed well in the benchmark test we reported about earlier this month.
But Apple has done a great job with the device’s internal hardware.
A user has disassembled the 12-inch Retina Macbook, in a tear down. He has uploaded dozens of images of the Apple device’s internal hardware. (gallery linked at the bottom of this article)
The 12-inch MacBook has no fans, and runs silently, as announced during the device’s launch. So what does the inside of the new MacBook look like, Let us go ahead and take a tour of the components shall we?
Apple Insider notes that the internal components of [...]
The 12-inch Retina MacBook with a 1.3GHz processor, is all set to be launched by Apple.
The device will make its official debut in stores this Friday.
The machine was launched at the company’s Spring Forward event in March, and is available in four variants, which differ in storage and the CPU. (Refer to the price list below)
The price of the new MacBook has been revealed ahead of its launch, by one of its resellers. Expercom, a reseller, states that a basic 12-inch MacBook with a 1.1 GHz Intel Core M processor, can be upgraded to a 1.3GHz CPU, for an extra 250 bucks, which ups the price tag from $1299 to 41549. However the device’s 256GB [...]
Apple launched the 12-inch Retina MacBook in March, and though the device isn’t available yet, benchmarking website Geekbench, has measured its performance, not just once but on two occasions.
But the results aren’t looking good.
The Retina MacBook managed only 1924 and 2044 in single-core scores, and 4038 and 4775 on multi-core scores. These scores are almost on par with Apple’s 3 year old laptop, the 2011 MacBook Air.
The 12-inch Retina MacBook is powered by a 1.1GHz Intel Core M-5Y31 processor. As you can see in the image below, the device which was benchmarked is the same Retina MacBook variant.
Apple’s idea of [...]