Earlier this week, Apple updated its MacBook Pro line to feature new 8th and 9th generation Intel Core processors. Among these updates, Apple now offers an 8-core processor in the 15-inch MacBook Pro. Today, the first Geekbench scores of the 8-core model have surfaced. Here’s everything you need to know.
If you want to read more about the MacBook Pro update, read our article here.
The Geekbench scores were first spotted by MacRumors after they were uploaded to the Geekbench website. According to details provided by Geekbench, the exact 15-inch MacBook Pro configuration used in the test features the optional 2.4 GHz 8‑core 9th‑generation Intel Core i9 processor and an upgraded 32 GB of RAM. This configuration is $3,099. The report did not disclose GPU or storage size.
The single-core score for the 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro was 5879, up from the 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro’s score of 5348. The multi-core test resulted in a score of 29184, an increase from 22620.
Apple praises the 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro as “delivering two times faster performance than a quad-core MacBook Pro and 40 percent more performance than a 6-core MacBook Pro.”
It’s worth noting that Geekbench scores are purely for informational purposes. These scores do not replicate real-world usage, and shouldn’t be used to influence purchase decisions.
You can configure and/or purchase a 2019 MacBook Pros on Apple’s website now.