2015 vs 2017 performance

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by BlackMamba14, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. BlackMamba14 macrumors regular

    Mar 14, 2011
    Curretly own a base model 2015 rMB. Is there a large performance jump with the 2017 models?

    And debating whether its worth getting the i5 or the m3. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks!
  2. BlackMamba14 thread starter macrumors regular

    Mar 14, 2011
    Seems like the 2017 models have a significant performance jump over even the 2016 models. Now just debating between m3 or i5.
  3. normandy7 macrumors member

    Jun 18, 2009
    I'm going from a base 2015 to a loaded 2017 i7/16gb. Can't wait!
  4. evec macrumors regular

    Jun 8, 2016
    There is no large performance jump between 2015, 2016, 2017 unless you want 16GB HEVC or more storage, there is no point for upgrade the MacBook.
    Unless 10nm CPU introduced, the real performance is highly affected by TDP and heat, not benchmark burst speed.
  5. Ynk macrumors member

    Jan 19, 2013
    There is around a 45% OpenGL performance improvement going from the 2015 to 2017 which is not insignificant

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