A couple of days ago Apple introduced an updated MacBook Pro. Laptops have got advanced keyboards as well as Intel eighth and ninth generations. On assurances of the company’s new MacBook Pro are much faster – a net increase of productivity from 40% to 100%, depending on configuration. How do these statements correspond to reality? Let’s find out.
Despite the fact that the new MacBook Pro hasn’t reached its first customers, journalists MacRumors has managed one of the first to get the new review. In their hands were the top configuration MacBook Pro 15 with the following characteristics:
- CPU: Intel Core i9-9980HK with a base frequency of 2.4 GHz and with Turbo Boost to 4.8 GHz (8 cores, 16 threads);
- RAM: 32 GB DDR4;
- Graphics accelerator: Radeon Vega Pro 20 has 4 GB of memory HBM2.
To test the performance of laptop was solved in well-known benchmark Geekbench 4. The result exceeded all expectations.
In the single core test MacBook Pro 15 5979 scored points, and in multi-core — 29184. New in their computing power has surpassed the Mac Pro configurations with 6 and 8 core Intel Xeon processors. While the final result was actually comparable with the basic version of the iMac Pro. Without a doubt, a decent figure.
Apparently, Apple didn’t lie to us, talking about a noticeable performance increase. For comparison — MacBook Pro (2018), gaining “only” 5348 and 22620 points. In fact, the new laptop turned out to be 30% faster in multi-threaded mode.
Sales of the updated MacBook Pro has already started around the world. However, Russian buyers of new “drive” with a slight delay. Apple is obliged to deliver the order within 7-10 days, depending on the region.
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