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13-inch Retina MacBook Pro review: Thinner, lighter, and faster never hurts

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Copy 6GB Folder
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 40.3
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)26.5
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)39.9
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)34.8

Results are in seconds. Shorter bars/lower results are better.

Compress 6GB Folder
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 376.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)384.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)306.0
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)368.0

Results are in seconds. Shorter bars/lower results are better.

Decompress 6GB Folder
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 70.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)56.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)42.0
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)47.0

Results are in seconds. Shorter bars/lower results are better.

HandBrake Encode
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 206.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)192.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)216.3
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)237.3

Results are in seconds. Shorter bars/lower results are better.

iPhoto Import
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 171.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)158.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)171.0
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)119.0

Results are in seconds. Shorter bars/lower results are better.

Photoshop Action Script
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 156.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)144.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)158.0
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)161.0

Results are in seconds. Shorter bars/lower results are better.

iTunes AAC to MP3 Encode
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 78.3
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)73.3
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)81.0
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)87.3

Results are in seconds. Shorter bars/lower results are better.

Cinebench CPU
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 161.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)150.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)158.0
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)180.0

Results are in seconds. Shorter bars/lower results are better.

MathematicaMark 9
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 1.7
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)1.82
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)1.68
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)1.51

Results are scores. Longer bars/higher results are better.

Cinebench OpenGL
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 20.8
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)21.5
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)14.3
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)21.5

Results are in frames per second. Longer bars/higher results are better.

Unigine Heaven Benchmark
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 21.0
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)21.4
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)14.3
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)20.4

Results are in frames per second. Longer bars/higher results are better.

Unigine Valley Benchmark
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.4GHz (Late 2013) 17.6
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Late 2013)17.5
  • 13" Retina MacBook Pro/2.6GHz (Early 2013)10.6
  • 13" MacBook Air/1.3GHz (Mid 2013)14.1

Results are in frames per second. Longer bars/higher results are better.

At a Glance
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