As well as announcing their new 15 inch Retina MacBook Pro last week, Apple also updated its existing MacBook Pro range with new processors, more memory and improved graphics.
We now get to find out how well the new 13 inch MacBook Pro stacks up against the previous model, and it also gets compared against Apple’s new 2012 MacBook Air range.
The latest MacBook Pros offer a nice increase in performance over the previous MacBook Pros. Both the Core i5 and the Core i7 Mid 2012 13-inch MacBook Pros are over 10% faster than the equivalent Late 2011 13-inch MacBook Pros. Some of the increase is from higher processor speeds, while some of the increase is from the improved Ivy Bridge processor architecture.
Have a look at the benchmarks below, which shop the top end 2012 13 inch MacBook Pro with an Intel Core i7-3520M 2.9GHz processor, the benchmarks also show the new entry level 13 inch MacBook Pro.
You can find out more details on how Apple’s new 2012 MacBook Pro’s and MacBook Airs compare to the previous models from last year over at Primate Labs.
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