Apple’s M2 Chip is Nearly 20% Faster Than M1 Confirm Leaked Benchmarks

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.

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.