Apple introduced the new M2 chip during WWDC22 alongside the new MacBooks Air and Pro promising huge improvements in performance and energy efficiency. Today we can finally see what they are capable of through a benchmark where the new MacBook Pro appeared showing a gain of almost 20% over the previous generation.
The Geekbench record was initially pointed out by Twitter user Vadim Yuryev. In it we have a score of 1919 points in single core and 8928 points in multiples, which means that this MacBook Pro has 11.56% more single core performance than the MacBook Pro with Apple M1 and 19.45% more processing power. in multi-core.
The model listed uses macOS 12.4, an 8-core M2 chip running at up to 3.49GHz with 16GB of unified RAM.
Analyzing the numbers released by Apple during WWDC22, it is possible to mention that the chip is exceeding expectations, after all it mentioned that the M2 chip has an 18% faster CPU, in addition to a 35% more powerful GPU and 40% faster Neural Engine. .
According to 9to5Mac, the model used in the benchmark must belong to a unit previously received by a member of the press to evaluate the notebook and publish reviews, since the first units purchased will be delivered on Friday of the next week, June 24th.
It is interesting to mention that the MacBook Air with M2 chip should have a lower performance than seen in this benchmark, after all it does not use an active heat dissipation system, which allows the MacBook Pro to extract even more power from the processor. Check out more changes between MacBook generations with M1 and M2 chips here.