Benchmark results for the iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010) with an Intel Core i3-550 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

472
Single-Core Score
1034
Multi-Core Score

Device Information

Name iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Model Identifier iMac11,2
Processor Intel Core i3-550
Processor Frequency 3200 MHz
Processors 1
Processor Cores 2
Processor Threads 4
Processor Score
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2020)
Intel Core i7-10700K @ 3.8 GHz (8 cores)
1249
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2020)
Intel Core i9-10910 @ 3.6 GHz (10 cores)
1247
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.6 GHz (8 cores)
1234
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2020)
Intel Core i5-10600 @ 3.3 GHz (6 cores)
1173
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.7 GHz (6 cores)
1134
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
1123
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2020)
Intel Core i5-10500 @ 3.1 GHz (6 cores)
1115
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.2 GHz (6 cores)
1110
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
1108
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
1095
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
1093
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
1063
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.1 GHz (6 cores)
1055
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
1039
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
1027
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
1005
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
1002
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
997
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
990
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
963
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
913
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
913
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
907
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
905
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
904
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
897
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
897
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
895
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
890
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
890
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
843
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
843
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
842
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
841
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
840
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
837
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
817
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
817
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
764
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
758
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
753
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
743
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
731
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
703
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
698
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
697
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
680
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
670
 
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)
617
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
586
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
570
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
561
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
541
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
528
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
520
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
514
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
491
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
472
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
468
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
462
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
462
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
430
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
416
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
397
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
380
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
378
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
369
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
285
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
233
 
Processor Score
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
13296
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
10809
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
9423
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2020)
Intel Core i9-10910 @ 3.6 GHz (10 cores)
8998
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.6 GHz (8 cores)
8268
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2020)
Intel Core i7-10700K @ 3.8 GHz (8 cores)
8047
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
7980
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2020)
Intel Core i5-10600 @ 3.3 GHz (6 cores)
6051
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.2 GHz (6 cores)
6032
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2020)
Intel Core i5-10500 @ 3.1 GHz (6 cores)
5852
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.7 GHz (6 cores)
5484
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.1 GHz (6 cores)
5032
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
4836
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
4685
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
4454
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
4196
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
4174
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
3702
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
3512
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
3441
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
3379
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
3348
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3277
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
3181
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3175
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3150
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3095
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
3093
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3024
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3011
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
2955
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
2900
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2886
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2882
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
2823
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
2697
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2653
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2617
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
2579
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2458
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2399
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2329
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2264
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
2158
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
2146
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2022
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
1988
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1932
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1914
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
1855
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
1830
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
1591
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1501
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
1281
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
1259
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1155
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
1146
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
1106
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1034
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1025
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1015
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
801
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
753
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
742
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
706
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
693
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
669
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
649
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
576
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 @ 2.0 GHz (2 cores)
395