Benchmark results for the iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012) with an Intel Core i5-3470S 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

3663
Single-Core Score
10080
Multi-Core Score

Device Information

Name iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Model Identifier iMac13,1
Processor Intel Core i5-3470S
Processor Frequency 2900 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)
5674
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
5283
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
5281
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
5235
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
5205
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
5137
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
5137
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
5092
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
5016
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
4753
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
4748
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
4733
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
4712
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
4463
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
4439
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
4435
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
4394
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
4292
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
4245
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
4238
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
4224
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
4110
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
4064
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
3948
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3900
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3882
 
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)
3663
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
3628
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
3611
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
3610
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3511
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
3489
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
3421
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
3409
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
3326
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3223
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
3169
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
3126
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
2889
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
2825
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
2781
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
2721
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2705
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2537
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2535
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
2402
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
2281
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
2241
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
2213
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
2177
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1972
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1953
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
1894
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1870
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
1833
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
1772
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
1690
 
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)
1487
 
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)
1403
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
1303
 
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)
46868
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
40481
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
35383
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
30622
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
19322
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
17766
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
17510
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
15574
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
15209
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
15026
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
14832
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
13915
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
13810
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
13685
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
13625
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
13325
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
12789
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
12782
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
12768
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
12404
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
12360
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
12056
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
12053
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
11731
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
11242
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
11154
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
10725
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
10524
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
10260
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
10080
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
9908
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
9773
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
9082
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
9067
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
9046
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
8501
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
8342
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
8288
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
7834
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
7723
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
6880
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
6456
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
5721
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
5520
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
5420
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
5362
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
5160
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
4610
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
4525
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
4480
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
3692
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
3381
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
3336
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
3215
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
3156
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
3106
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
2993
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
2810
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
2577
 
iMac (Mid 2007)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 @ 2.4 GHz (2 cores)
2480
 
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)
2283
 
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