Recently, Apple announced the minor spec bumps in its Retina MacBook Pro line, the lab has run the new devices through benchmark tests to see if the performance has improved for the new models.  The performance jumped by 3-5 percent.  That’s a slightly improvement against those of their predecessors. The new Retina models are available now and these models saw a price reduction.  The 13-inch model now starts at $1,499 for a model with a 128GB SSD while the model with a 2.6GHz processor and 256GB SS sells for $1,699.