Any benchmarks comparing the graphic capabilites of the 2.4 vs 2.6 i5 in 13"?

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  1. OverpricedJunk, Nov 19, 2013
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    OverpricedJunk macrumors newbie

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    I know that they have different clock frequencies, but, realisticly, how much of an improvement is 100mhz?


    EDIT: We have recieveid some benchmarks from some very generous users. Please feel free to post yours if you have any 13" model.

    Results

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    i5 2.4Ghz with Intel Iris 5100 @ 200-1.1 GHz

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    i5 2.6Ghz with Intel Iris 5100 @ 200-1.2 GHz

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    i7 2.8Ghz with Intel Iris 5100 @ 200-1.2 GHz

     
  2. commac macrumors regular

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    With a 2.4 running

    Quartz graphics test
    Open GL
    UI Test

    in Xbench, I'm seeing results of 205-209

    anyone with a 2.6 or 2.8 13" care to share?

    http://www.xbench.com
     
  3. raptor402 macrumors 6502

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    BUMP.

    My brother's ready to go for 2.6 / 8GB /256GB, but I want to make sure that it's worth the extra $100.

    Regards
    Raptor
     
  4. OverpricedJunk, Nov 20, 2013
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    OverpricedJunk thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thank you so much for this score. Hopefully someone with the second tier cpu will be so kind to post theirs ;)


    EDIT: Can you re-run or post the results of the multiple tests (like the one below)?
     
  5. AlecMyrddyn macrumors 6502

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    13"/2.8i7/16/512

    Running on battery.
    Best for Retina resolution.
    Safari, iPhoto, iTunes and other apps running.


    Results 264.27
    System Info
    Xbench Version 1.3
    System Version 10.9 (13A2093)
    Physical RAM 16384 MB
    Model MacBookPro11,1
    Drive Type APPLE SSD SM0512F
    Quartz Graphics Test 167.29
    Line 193.70 12.90 Klines/sec [50% alpha]
    Rectangle 176.83 52.79 Krects/sec [50% alpha]
    Circle 171.16 13.95 Kcircles/sec [50% alpha]
    Bezier 168.15 4.24 Kbeziers/sec [50% alpha]
    Text 137.35 8.59 Kchars/sec
    OpenGL Graphics Test 368.69
    Spinning Squares 368.69 467.71 frames/sec
    User Interface Test 375.65
    Elements 375.65 1.72 Krefresh/sec
     
  6. DavidMonteiro, Nov 20, 2013
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    DavidMonteiro macrumors newbie

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    2.6/16/256

    With the three tests commac used, I've got 248.55.

    Used on Best for Retina.
    Apps running in background.
    Menu bar items such as Google Drive are active.
     
  7. OverpricedJunk thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I'll organize these results in the first post. If anyone else wants to post their configurations and results, we can make a database of sorts.
     
  8. commac macrumors regular

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    Ill post the individual numbers when I get home tonight if no else with a 2.4 does.

    The number jumps look significant but its hard to tell if they make any real world differences.

    I know that running the tests in low DPI almost doubles the numbers and low DPI eliminates any mission control lag or scrolling lag that can appear under heavier loads. Wonder if the higher clock can help with UI frames rates.
     
  9. OverpricedJunk thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Cool, thanks ;) Make sure you use the "Best for retina" setting.

    Also, it seems like the OpenGL test is the best comparison of strictly the Intel Iris 5100.
     
  10. radiohead14 macrumors 6502a

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    i've owned the 2.4/8/256 when i first bought the haswell rmbp.. but due to issues.. exchanged it and apple gave me the bump to the 2.6/8/512 for about the same price. my only benchmark comparison between the two was tomb raider's built in.. and from my results (3 tests each).. there was about a 5fps difference. i know this doesn't help much, since there will be variances in each test runs and with user settings.. but from my own experience.. the jump to 2.6 did give me a slight fps increase.
     
  11. commac, Nov 20, 2013
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    commac macrumors regular

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    2.4/8/256

    Results 206.35
    System Info
    Xbench Version 1.3
    System Version 10.9 (13A2093)
    Physical RAM 8192 MB
    Model MacBookPro11,1
    Drive Type APPLE SSD SM0256F
    Quartz Graphics Test 151.07
    Line 179.51 11.95 Klines/sec [50% alpha]
    Rectangle 164.23 49.03 Krects/sec [50% alpha]
    Circle 152.27 12.41 Kcircles/sec [50% alpha]
    Bezier 148.37 3.74 Kbeziers/sec [50% alpha]
    Text 123.00 7.69 Kchars/sec
    OpenGL Graphics Test 335.16
    Spinning Squares 335.16 425.16 frames/sec
    User Interface Test 202.61
    Elements 202.61 929.86 refresh/sec


    Very impressive user interface score compared to mine.
    Do you experience any of the UI stutter people are reporting for example when scrolling or using mission control with many windows open?


    When I take my 13" out of HiDPI I get

    Results 373.91
    System Info
    Xbench Version 1.3
    System Version 10.9 (13A2093)
    Physical RAM 8192 MB
    Model MacBookPro11,1
    Drive Type APPLE SSD SM0256F
    Quartz Graphics Test 511.83
    Line 508.26 33.84 Klines/sec [50% alpha]
    Rectangle 497.15 148.43 Krects/sec [50% alpha]
    Circle 406.41 33.13 Kcircles/sec [50% alpha]
    Bezier 368.26 9.29 Kbeziers/sec [50% alpha]
    Text 1628.83 101.89 Kchars/sec
    OpenGL Graphics Test 361.02
    Spinning Squares 361.02 457.98 frames/sec
    User Interface Test 303.07
    Elements 303.07 1.39 Krefresh/sec

    And the UI is buttery. The only score really different from the i7s retina equivalent is the Quartz Graphics test. If the i7 beats the stutter ill exchange in an instant.
     
  12. blackreplica macrumors member

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    Hmm i wonder if this is why i dont have lag issues on my i7 13 rMBP
     
  13. AlecMyrddyn macrumors 6502

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    iTunes scrolling isn't all that smooth, and huge webpages like the Verge stutter a little bit. I've never seen any UI stutter in mission control. Otherwise things are pretty smooth.
     
  14. Jamiri macrumors newbie

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    First of all, thanks to all of you who posted their test results in this thread. This is really helpful and I have been searching for this for some time now.

    I would be interested if anyone here has tried using an additional external display and experienced any increase in stutter.

    I am about to order a MacBook Pro 13 inch or 15 inch, depending on the performance I see for the 13 inch. I would actually prefer the smaller size of the 13 inch over the size of the 15 inch.
     

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