MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2015) MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016)
Geekbench 3 Score 2873 2894
Geekbench 3 Multicore Score 5795 5845

System Information

MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2015) MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016)
Operating System Mac OS X 10.11.3 Mac OS X 10.11.4 (Build 15E2066)
Model MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2015) MacBook9,1
Processor Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.60 GHz
1 processor, 2 cores, 4 threads
Intel Core m5-6Y54 @ 1.20 GHz
1 processor, 2 cores, 4 threads
Processor ID GenuineIntel Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4 GenuineIntel Family 6 Model 78 Stepping 3
L1 Instruction Cache 32 KB x 2 32 KB x 2
L1 Data Cache 32 KB x 2 32 KB x 2
L2 Cache 256 KB x 2 256 KB x 2
L3 Cache 3072 KB 4096 KB
Motherboard Apple Inc. Mac-9F18E312C5C2BF0B MacBookAir7,1 Apple Inc. Mac-9AE82516C7C6B903 MacBook9,1
BIOS Apple Inc. MBA71.88Z.0166.B09.1510261436 Apple Inc. MB91.88Z.0154.B00.1603041656
Memory 4096 MB 1600 MHz DDR3 8192 MB 1867 MHz LPDDR3

Integer Performance

MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2015) MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016)
Integer 2926 2833
Integer Multicore 6384 6428
AES 4489 4161
AES Multicore 7543 7421
Twofish 2592 2678
Twofish Multicore 7146 7444
SHA1 2866 2846
SHA1 Multicore 5759 5818
SHA2 3368 2542
SHA2 Multicore 5945 5851
BZip2 Compress 2139 2060
BZip2 Compress Multicore 5335 5364
BZip2 Decompress 2496 2535
BZip2 Decompress Multicore 6139 6249
JPEG Compress 2695 2673
JPEG Compress Multicore 6390 6131
JPEG Decompress 3884 4196
JPEG Decompress Multicore 8048 8374
PNG Compress 2497 2327
PNG Compress Multicore 6780 6299
PNG Decompress 2891 2814
PNG Decompress Multicore 6843 6623
Sobel 3377 3642
Sobel Multicore 6464 7207
Lua 3429 3409
Lua Multicore 6153 6506
Dijkstra 2197 1973
Dijkstra Multicore 5107 5054

Floating Point Performance

MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2015) MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016)
Floating Point 3016 2906
Floating Point Multicore 6705 6528
BlackScholes 3959 3606
BlackScholes Multicore 9517 8410
Mandelbrot 2751 2128
Mandelbrot Multicore 8348 6511
Sharpen Filter 2635 2416
Sharpen Filter Multicore 5653 5587
Blur Filter 2076 1903
Blur Filter Multicore 4865 5046
SGEMM 2527 2726
SGEMM Multicore 6054 6333
DGEMM 3020 2984
DGEMM Multicore 6460 6508
SFFT 2582 2607
SFFT Multicore 5110 5141
DFFT 2779 2751
DFFT Multicore 5615 5347
N-Body 4742 4959
N-Body Multicore 9848 9757
Ray Trace 4035 4209
Ray Trace Multicore 7612 8247

Memory Performance

MacBook Air (11-inch Early 2015) MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2016)
Memory 2485 2993
Memory Multicore 2798 3313
Stream Copy 2714 2540
Stream Copy Multicore 3258 3242
Stream Scale 2617 3200
Stream Scale Multicore 2739 3367
Stream Add 2240 3088
Stream Add Multicore 2586 3277
Stream Triad 2397 3198
Stream Triad Multicore 2657 3369