MacBook Air Benchmarks Updated for Ultimate Configurations

MacBook Air Benchmarks Updated for Ultimate Configurations

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MacWorld has updated their new MacBook Air benchmarks with data for the ultimate configurations of the 11 and 13 inch models.

The ultimate 11-inch MacBook Air features 4GB of RAM and a 1.6GHz Core 2 Duo processor. The ultimate 13-inch MacBook Air features 4GB of RAM and a 2.13GHz Core 2 Duo processor.

Our Speedmark 6.5 results show the BTO 11-inch MacBook Air topping its standard configuration version by 12 percent, overall. The biggest individual test gains were in iTunes encoding and our multitasking test, which were both 16 percent faster on the BTO 11-inch MacBook Air. Aperture was 14 percent faster, and iPhoto and HandBrake were both 13 percent faster.

The 13-inch MacBook Air BTO configuration was 10 percent faster than its stock configuration. Individual application highlights include Aperture and our multitasking tests that were both 15 percent faster, and iPhoto was 14 percent faster.


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MacBook Air Benchmarks Updated for Ultimate Configurations

iBrummie - October 27, 2010 at 9:51pm
GORGEOUS! But what a waste of 1.5k, stump up a few quid more and have a MacBook pro is my suggestion.
Name - October 27, 2010 at 9:28pm
Not even up to snuff of the 13\' MBP. Just terrible. Go out and buy an ASUS or something.
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