First 12? MacBook 1.3GHz benchmarks: top model rivals 1.4GHz iMac, 2014 MacBook Air

Following Apple’s shipments of the first 1.3GHz versions of the 12″ MacBook this week, benchmarks have started to appear online for the new Intel Core M-5Y71 machine. Geekbench 3 shows the following results for each model, which vary based on the testing mode (32/64-bit) and number of processor cores used (single or multiple cores). MacBook 1.1GHz 32-Bit: […]

Upgraded 1.3GHz CPU for 12? MacBook will come at $150-$250 premium over stock models

Having left some pricing details ambiguous for its new 12″ MacBooks after last month’s Spring Forward event, Apple today disclosed the prices of its highest-end 1.3GHz models… According to Expercom, an authorized Apple reseller, the 1.3GHz Core M CPU will be offered as a $ 250 upgrade to the base $ 1,299 1.1GHz model, for a total price of $ 1,549 including […]