Benchmark results for the iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015) with an Intel Core i5-5250U processor can be found below. The data on this chart is gathered from user-submitted Geekbench 5 results from the Geekbench Browser.

Geekbench 5 scores are calibrated against a baseline score of 1000 (which is the score of an Intel Core i3-8100). Higher scores are better, with double the score indicating double the performance.


CPU Benchmark Scores

623
Single-Core Score
1290
Multi-Core Score

Device Information

Name iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Model Identifier iMac16,1
Processor Intel Core i5-5250U
Processor Frequency 1600 MHz
Processors 1
Processor Cores 2
Processor Threads 4
Processor Score
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.6 GHz (8 cores)
1260
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.2 GHz (6 cores)
1172
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.7 GHz (6 cores)
1148
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
1141
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
1130
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
1108
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
1087
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
1078
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.1 GHz (6 cores)
1077
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
1067
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
1053
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
1041
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
1036
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
1029
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
1026
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
1003
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
968
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
941
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
940
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
929
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
920
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
915
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
906
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
903
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
894
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
882
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
878
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
870
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
870
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
848
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
838
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
830
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
822
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
806
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
752
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
749
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
747
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
744
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
744
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
741
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
707
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
702
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
672
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
660
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
637
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
623
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
611
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
587
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
582
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
571
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
557
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
537
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
512
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
478
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
476
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
469
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
467
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
464
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
435
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
400
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
389
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
386
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
383
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
358
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
326
 
Processor Score
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
13532
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
11252
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
9663
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.6 GHz (8 cores)
8236
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
8187
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.2 GHz (6 cores)
6344
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.7 GHz (6 cores)
5443
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.1 GHz (6 cores)
5085
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
4925
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
4878
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
4598
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
4354
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
4288
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
3834
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
3754
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
3612
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
3469
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
3403
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3303
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3288
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
3273
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3249
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
3221
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3106
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3061
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3050
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
3032
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2956
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
2904
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2798
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
2757
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
2750
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2676
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2599
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
2509
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2436
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2421
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2361
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2352
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
2121
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
2097
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
2089
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2038
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1940
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1928
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
1821
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
1792
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
1684
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1424
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
1323
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1305
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
1290
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
1254
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
1134
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1058
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1013
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1009
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
858
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
760
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
713
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
708
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
703
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
682
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
621
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
607