Benchmark results for the iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011) with an Intel Core i5-2500S processor can be found below. The data on this chart is gathered from user-submitted Geekbench 4 results from the Geekbench Browser.

Geekbench 4 scores are calibrated against a baseline score of 4000 (which is the score of an Intel Core i7-6600U). Higher scores are better, with double the score indicating double the performance.


CPU Benchmark Scores

3411
Single-Core Score
8311
Multi-Core Score

Device Information

Name iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Model Identifier iMac12,1
Processor Intel Core i5-2500S
Processor Frequency 2700 MHz
Processors 1
Processor Cores 4
Processor Threads 4
Processor Score
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
5676
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
5282
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
5263
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
5225
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
5211
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
5118
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
5103
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
5094
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
5009
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
4751
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
4743
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
4740
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
4705
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
4465
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
4438
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
4429
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
4392
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
4279
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
4241
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
4234
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
4223
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
4105
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
4056
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
3940
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3904
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3866
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
3846
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
3655
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
3621
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
3609
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
3608
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3510
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
3485
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
3411
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
3408
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
3321
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3224
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
3173
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
3129
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
2874
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
2820
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
2786
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
2714
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2702
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2541
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2534
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
2400
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
2296
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
2235
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
2212
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
2176
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1965
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1948
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
1895
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1869
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
1831
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
1773
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
1689
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
1554
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 @ 2.4 GHz (2 cores)
1485
 
iMac (Late 2006)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
1463
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
1398
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
1302
 
iMac (Late 2006)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
1237
 
Processor Score
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
46665
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
40081
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
35205
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
30539
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
19326
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
17726
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
17472
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
15526
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
15240
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
14880
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
14867
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
13867
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
13812
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
13706
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
13577
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
13285
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
12759
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
12749
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
12734
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
12335
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
12318
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
12030
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
12029
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
11688
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
11202
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
11128
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
10714
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
10496
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
10253
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
10042
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
9866
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
9744
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
9124
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
9072
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
9018
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
8465
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
8311
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
8277
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
7838
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
7722
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
6862
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
6451
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
5730
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
5512
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
5407
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
5356
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
5141
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
4641
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
4511
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
4475
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
3685
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
3366
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
3329
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
3212
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
3152
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
3104
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
2995
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
2806
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
2576
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 @ 2.4 GHz (2 cores)
2473
 
iMac (Late 2006)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
2438
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
2268
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
2177
 
iMac (Late 2006)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
2081