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It's All About the Pentiums

First published on April 12, 2016

A couple of months ago I wrote about searching for the ultimate dev laptop. Today there are some updates, but I’m going to focus on the processors. In this case, I’m looking at the top-of-the-line model each:

Model Family Number Speed/Cores
Apple MacBook Pro 13" (early-2015) "Broadwell-U" (5th gen)5557U2 x 3.1GHz
Apple MacBook Pro 15" (mid-2015) "Haswell-H" (4th gen)4980HQ4 x 2.8GHz
Dell Latitude E5470 "Skylake-H" (6th gen)6820HQ4 x 2.7GHz
Dell XPS 13 "Skylake-U" (6th gen)6560U2 x 2.7GHz
Lenovo T460s "Skylake-U" (6th gen)6600U2 x 2.6GHz

Some notes:

So I’m still torn. I’m definitely going to wait and see what Apple does this summer.


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