Apple MacBook Pro MPXT2LL/A

Apple MacBook Pro MPXT2LL/A

Description

Intel Core i5 2.3 GHz, 13.3", 2560 x 1600, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, Mac OS X v10.12 Sierra, 3.02 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1299.00 (for a new one, see 4 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:79
GPU Benchmark:63
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Low-Midrange graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at low settings and resolutions.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:78/ 100

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Video review

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Product nameApple MacBook Pro MPXT2LL/ARazer Blade Stealth RZ09-02393E31-R3U1HP Envy 13-ad173cl 13.3" Touchscreen LCD NotebookDell XPS 13.3" FHD Touchscreen 2 in 1 Business Laptop Computer,Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 LQQ-00001
CPU Benchmark79better86better86worse70better87
GPU Benchmark63worse56better77worseworse56
Value for Money76better94better97worse38better91
Popularity8080better89better9180
Rating
Shopineer score78better87better92worse64better87
Price$1299.00worse$1299.99worse$1299.99worse$1299.22$1299.00
Operating SystemMac OS X v10.12 SierraWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10 ProfessionalWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandAppleRazerHPDellMicrosoft
Screen13.3"13.3"13.3"13.3"13.5"
Display TypeRetina DisplayQHD+PixelSense Display
Resolution2560 x 1600better3200 x 1800better3840 x 2160worse1920 x 1080worse2256 x 1504
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyLED backlight, up to 178 degrees wide viewing anglesIPS201 PPIAspect ratio: 3:23.4 million pixelsCorning Gorilla Glass
TouchscreenNobetterYes10 point multi-touch
ProcessorIntel Core i5 2.3 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-8550U 1.80 GHzbetterIntel Core 8th Generation i7-8550U Processor (Quad Coreworse7th Gen Intel Core i7-7Y75 @ 1.30GHz (2 CoresbetterIntel Core i7-8650U 1.90 GHz
Cores2better4better42better4
Base Frequency2.3 GHzworse1.8 GHzworse1.9 GHz
Boost Frequency3.6 GHzbetter4 GHz
Memory8 GBbetter16 GBbetter16 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported
Memory SpeedLPDDR3 2133LPDDR3 2133
HDD
HDD RPM
SSD256 GB256 GB256 GB256 GB
Optical Drive
Webcam720p FaceTime HD camera720p cameraWindows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)720p HD c
BatteryBuilt-in 54.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer batteryBuilt-in 53.6 Wh rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery
Battery Life15 hours14.5 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardIntel Iris Plus Graphics 640worseIntel UHD Graphics 620betterNVIDIA GeForce MX150 2GB GraphicsworseworseIntel UHD Graphics 620
Video Memory
CommunicationWLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LANKiller Wireless-ACIEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
ColorSpace GrayBlackPlatinum (Aluminum)
Weight3.02 lbs.better2.98 lbs.worse5.45 lbs.better2.7 lbs.better2.83 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake512815
Alien: Isolation62452419
Anno 140426366
Anno 2070132654019
Anno 22054022114
Ark Survival Evolved28763
Ashes of the Singularity17119
Assassin's Creed Syndicate211996
Assassin's Creed Unity2317107
Assassin´s Creed III484214
Assassin´s Creed IV: Black Flag43342010
Assassin´s Creed Odyssey2111119
Assassin´s Creed Origins2312108
Batman: Arkham City109854825
Batman: Arkham Knight2420119
Batman: Arkham Origins101673417
Battlefield 14726157
Battlefield 364463414
Battlefield 459432911
Battlefield Hardline53421811
Battlefield: Bad Company 2117826127
BioShock Infinite82524015
Borderlands 279644829
Call of Duty Black Ops 43414710
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare3533199
Call of Duty WWII55341812
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare52311911
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2101764428
Call of Duty: Black Ops 341261411
Call of Duty: Ghosts55432412
Civilization 56618
Civilization VI40221311
Civilization: Beyond Earth55261815
CoD: Modern Warfare 31371066844
Company of Heroes 23025167
Counter-Strike: GO1511409656
Crysis - CPU Benchmark5946
Crysis - GPU Benchmark785915
Crysis 25519
Crysis 34529208
Darksiders II6537
Dead Space 3153796038
Destiny 235172017
Deus Ex Human Revolution1436730
Deus Ex Mankind Divided211595
Diablo III127907547
Dirt 3111876224
Dirt 456231810
Dirt Rally128452715
Dirt Showdown84675321
Dishonored 221191411
Dishonored83736540
Doom31241412
Dota 2 Reborn68523126
Dota 2735734
Dragon Age: Inquisition4028139
ELEX2613118
Evolve34251312
F1 20121461139450
F1 201399816636
F1 201481664932
F1 201747221213
F1 201838211712
FIFA 16926237
FIFA 1787764842
FIFA 1896563647
FIFA 1971413430
Fallout 43621119
Far Cry 35846289
Far Cry 440311411
Far Cry 522111010
Far Cry Primal2813129
Farming Simulator 17101713119
Fifa 12241146148
Fifa 13351231203137
Fifa 14279205173116
Fifa 15936742
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark1896
For Honor4016912
Fortnite107361210
Forza Horizon 429182219
GRID 2106745820
GRID: Autosport121573520
GTA V5548158
Ghost Recon Wildlands2611102
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier4922
Guild Wars 2673214
Hitman 201622201014
Hitman: Absolution41342111
Just Cause 234
Just Cause 329251513
Kingdom Come: Deliverance3012107
Mad Max341716
Mafia 280625436
Mafia 317129
Mass Effect 3625237
Mass Effect Andromeda321387
Max Payne 348462720
Medal of Honor: Warfighter72483817
Metal Gear Solid V49381912
Metro 2033113643814
Metro: Last Light42352211
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor43281612
Middle-earth: Shadow of War371897
Mirror's Edge Catalyst37241210
Monster Hunter World2912117
Need for Speed 201629261616
Need for Speed Payback36171313
Need for Speed: Most Wanted60483319
Need for Speed: Rivals29262717
No Man's Sky2121143
Overwatch68502819
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds3314149
Prey48231512
Rainbow Six Siege61382114
Resident Evil 51118150
Resident Evil 75527156
Rise of the Tomb Raider2918118
Risen 2: Dark Waters52373015
Risen 3: Titan Lords44291611
Risen131624329
Rocket League853731
Ryse: Son of Rome34231110
Saints Row IV47382216
Shadow of the Tomb Raider2610812
SimCity80342615
Sims 3509211130
Sims 4131533227
Sleeping Dogs9067329
Splinter Cell: Blacklist63502410
Star Wars Battlefront 243161310
Star Wars Battlefront49311512
StarCraft 2219875131
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm210854621
Supreme Commander - FA Bench26
Team Fortress 268705239
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified61462515
The Crew 228131110
The Crew37321710
The Division3120108
The Elder Scrolls Online64493720
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim63463419
The Evil Within 2179912
The Evil Within322414
The Witcher 32718104
Thief29222010
Titanfall 253381616
Titanfall57453320
Tomb Raider113603918
Torchlight 21249889
Total War: Rome II81625211
Total War: Shogun 21734718
Trackmania Nations Forever2248648
Warhammer 40.000: Dawn of War III42111012
Watch Dogs 22624139
Watch Dogs3828118
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus2811
Wolfenstein: The New Order47452317
World of Tanks v898564724
World of Warcraft2451406027
World of Warships71533023
X-Plane 10.2561301410
X-Plane 11.11282424
XCOM 2301073