2019 MacBook Pro

New 8-core MacBook Pro blazes through Geekbench

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Announced last week, Apple’s latest MacBook Pro is the most powerful Mac notebook the company has ever built, thanks in part to 8-core Intel silicon. The first Geekbench results for the 8-core MacBook Pro has landed as reported by 9to5Mac, with multi-core results coming close to Apple’s claim of up to 40 percent gains over the previous generation MacBook Pro.

In single core benchmarks, the 8-core MacBook Pro score topped 5879, a 10 percent increase over the 2018 MacBook Pro’s score of 5348.

Meanwhile, the 8-core i9-powered 2019 MacBook Pro scored 29,184 showed 29 percent improvement over the last year’s 6-core MacBook Pro (22,620).

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2019 MacBook Pro Geekbench results

Apple is touting that the 8-core MacBook Pro offers two times the performance of a quad-core MacBook Pro and 40 percent better performance than a 6-core MacBook Pro.

The 15-inch variant is equipped with faster 6- and 8-core Intel Core processors, delivering Turbo Boost speeds of up to 5.0GHz.

Meanwhile, the 13-inch model with Touch Bar features faster quad-core processors with Turbo Boost speeds up to 4.7GHz.

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Apple gave some real world performance gains for various applications, including:

  • Music producers can play back massive multi-track projects with up to two times more Alchemy plug-ins in Logic Pro X.
  • 3D designers can render scenes up to two times faster in Maya Arnold.
  • Photographers can apply complex edits and filters up to 75 percent faster in Photoshop.
  • Developers can compile code up to 65 percent faster in Xcode.
  • Scientists and researchers can compute complex fluid dynamics simulations up to 50 percent faster in TetrUSS.
  • Video editors can edit up to 11 simultaneous multicam streams of 4K video in Final Cut Pro X.
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Read more about the latest MacBook Pro in the previous announcement post.

Pricing and availability

The MacBook Pro starts at SGD2,599/MYR7,849 and SGD3,499/MYR10,499for the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro, respectively. Both are available through apple.com, the Apple Store app and in select Apple Stores and Apple Authorised Resellers later this week.

For more info, visit apple.com/my/macbook-pro.

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