MacBook Pro on M2 was more powerful than the base Mac Pro

The new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip is faster than the base Mac Pro, despite being almost $5,000 cheaper.

In Geekbench 5 multi-core synthetic performance tests, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro on M2 scored 8928, while the standard 8-core Intel Xeon W Mac Pro averaged 8027. As a result, the new $1299 laptop delivers 11% better multi-core performance than the base $5999 Mac Pro.

Below are the results of Geekbench 5 multi-core tests of all current Apple computers:

  • Mac Studio with M1 Ultra – 23,366 points;
  • Mac Pro with 28-core Intel Xeon W – 20,029 points;
  • MacBook Pro with M1 Max: – 12,162 points;
  • Mac Pro with 12-core Intel Xeon W – 11,919 points;
  • MacBook Pro with M2 – 8928 points;
  • Mac Pro with 8-core Intel Xeon W – 8027 points;
  • MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini with M1 – 7395 points.

Pre-orders for the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip in many countries will start today, June 17, and the laptop will go on sale on June 24. In Russia, the MacBook Pro on M2 will not be officially sold, but our readers will be able to purchase it in the store at the best price.

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