Based on leaked M2 benchmarks from Apple’s upcoming 13-inch MacBook Pro on Geekbench, the new M2 chip is as much as 20% faster than the M1 processor in terms of multi-core performance, MacRumors is reporting.
Apple’s M2 chip running at 3.49GHz compared to 3.2GHz for the M1 earned a single-core score of 1919, which is nearly 12% faster than the 1707 single-core score of the M1 13-inch MacBook Pro.
CPU Benchmarks have leaked for Apple’s M2 chip!
3.49GHz CPU clock vs M1’s 3.2GHz
Single-core performance gain vs M1: 11.56%
Multi-core performance gain vs M1: 19.45%
— Vadim Yuryev (@VadimYuryev)
The M2 SoC earned a multi-core score of 8928, which is up almost 20% from the 7419 score of the M1 model. According to Apple’s official claims, the M2 chip is up to 18% faster than the M1, which now appears to have been confirmed with the leaked Geekbench 5 scores.
As for the Metal benchmark, the M2 chip scored 30627, a notable improvement over the 21001 score earned by the M1. The M2 chip offers up to a 10-core GPU, compared to the 8-core maximum of the M1 .
The M2 chip is available in the new 2022 MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro.
The new MacBook Pro will be available for pre-order starting Friday, June 17.