GeekBench results begin to appear for Apple’s new 8-Core MacBook Pro

Apple's first 8-core MacBook Pro, the fastest Mac notebook ever
Apple’s first 8-core MacBook Pro, the fastest Mac notebook ever

“The new high-end 8-core 15-inch MacBook Pro that was announced on Tuesday offers significant performance improvements over the previous high-end 6-core MacBook Pro from 2018, according to new benchmarks,” Juli Clover reports for MacRumors.

“In a Geekbench benchmark uploaded this morning, the new MacBook Pro with a 2.4GHz Core i9 chip earned a single-core score of 5879 and a multi-core score of 29184,” Clover reports. “Comparatively, the high-end 2018 MacBook Pro has earned an average single-core score of 5348 and a multi-core score of 22620.”

Clover reports, “Single-core speeds are up almost 10 percent, while multi-core scores are up an impressive 29 percent.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Hopefully, Apple’s heat dissipation design works wonders!

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4 Comments

  1. I can only imagine it would be difficult to remove heat from such a thin case without ramping up the fan speed. I hope Apple is finally using some good thermal paste and well-designed heat pipes. If the device is just going to thermal throttle, then there’s very little point in it having a high-end processor. I rather dislike the idea of users spending plenty of money and not getting their full value out of the MacBook Pro. Good luck to those who are fortunate enough to afford one.

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