Model Detail - MacBook 12 inch 1.3GHz "Core M" (Early 2015)

The recently Reinvented MacBook "Core M" 1.3 12 inch Early-2015 (Silver, Gold or Space Gray) runs with a 1.3GHz Intel "Core M" (M-5Y71) with two cores and 4MB shared level 3 cache, a 1600MHz frontside bus, 8GB DDR3-1600 soldered in SDRAM, 256GB or 512 GB integrated Flash Storage Drive with video supplied by an integrated Intel HD Graphics 5300 graphics processor running 1.5GB of VRAM into a 12" 2304x1440 widescreen LED display.
This model is housed in a anodized aluminum case offered in 3 metallic colors with a new "Force Touch" multi-touch trackpad
Ports and connectivity come via AirPort Extreme (802.11ac), 1 USB-C 3.1 port and a single headphone port .

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This machine does not have upgradable RAM!

Processor Speed 1.3GHz
First Build Date 3/9/2015
Last Build Date
Built-in Display 12
Model Identifier MacBook8,1
Apple Order Number BTO/CTO
Apple Model Number A1534 (EMC 2746)
Form Factor MacBook Retina 12 inch
Apple Subfamily Early 2015
Standard RAM
Maximum RAM
RAM SpecsPC3-12800 DDR3-1600 LPDDR3
RAM Speed1600MHz
Standard Storage Drive
256GB, 512GB FLASH
Maximum Storage Drive
256GB, 512GB FLASH
Storage Drive Interface Onboard* (PCle)
Processor Type Intel Core M (M-5Y71)
Processors / Cores 1 (2 Cores)
Geekbench Rating 2671/5308
Turbo Boost Speed 2.9GHz
Custom Speeds N/A
Architecture 64-Bit
Processor Upgradeable No / Soldered
FPU Integrated
Integrated System RAM 8GB
Standard RAM 8GB
Maximum RAM 8GB
RAM Slots NA
RAM Specs PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 LPDDR3
RAM Speed 1600MHz
System Bus Speed OPI* ( On Package Interface)
Cache Bus Speed 1.3GHz (Built-in)
ROM / Firmware Type EFI
EFI Architecture 64-Bit
L1 Cache 32k/32k x2
L2 / L3 Cache 256k x2, 4MB (on chip)
Video Card HD Graphics 5300
VRAM Type Integrated
Standard VRAM 1.5GB
Maximum VRAM 1.5GB
Native Resolution 2304x1440
Multi Display Support Dual/ Mirroring
Multi Display Max Resolution 3840x2160
Standard Storage Drive 256GB, 512GB FLASH
Maximum Storage Drive 256GB, 512GB FLASH
Storage Drive Interface Onboard* (PCle)
Optical Disk None
Floppy / Zip Drive None
AirPort 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.0
Video / Multi-IO None
Thunderbolt Ports / Spec None
USB Ports / Spec 1 USB-C (3.1)
Firewire Ports / Spec None
Ethernet (RJ-45) None
Modem (RJ-11) None
Headphone 1
Microphone 2 (Internal)
Audio In 1
Audio Out 1
Keyboard Full-size Backlit
Mouse / Trackpad Trackpad (Force Touch)
Expansion Slots None
Expansion Bays None
S-Video Input None
S-Video Output None
Floppy None
ADB None
Serial None
Geoport None
Pre-Installed MacOS X 10.10.2 (14C2061)
Maximum MacOS Current
MacOS 9 Support None
Windows Support Boot/ Virtualization
Minimum Windows 8 (64-Bit)
Maximum Windows 10 (64-Bit)
Battery Type 39.7 Wh Li-Poly
Battery Life 9-10 Hours
Power Adapter 1
Case Type Notebook
Dimensions 0.14-0.52 x 11.04 x 7.74
Weight 2.03lbs (0.92 kg)
Original Price USD US$1549, US$1749
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