M1 MacBook Pro versus Intel MacBook Pro
November 18th, 2020 by rob-ART morgan, mad scientist
November 20, 2020 - Update Results
How much faster is the Apple M1 MacBook Pro than the Intel MacBook Pro 13-inch?
M1 MacBook Pro = 2020 Apple M1 MacBook Pro 13-inch, 8-Core CPU, 8-core GPU, MacOS Big Sur
Intel MacBook Pro = Mid 2020 MacBook Pro 13-inch, Intel Core i7-1068NG7 2.3GHz Quad-Core processor, Iris Plus integrated Graphics, MacOS Catalina
Final Cut Pro X (Universal)
Convert BruceX to ProRes 4444 XQ. (LOWER time in Seconds = FASTER)
Lightroom Classic (Intel, Rosetta)
Enhance 12 Images. (LOWER time in Seconds = FASTER)
Upscale image by 400%. (LOWER time in Seconds = FASTER)
GFXBench Metal (Universal)
Aztec High Tier OFFscreen. HIGHER Frames per Second = FASTER)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Intel, Rosetta)
Ran built-in benchmark. (HIGHER Frames per Second = FASTER)
X-Plane 11 (Intel, Rosetta)
Playback 2 minute flight. (HIGHER Frames per Second = FASTER)
WHAT DID WE LEARN?
The M1 MacBook Pro is clearly faster than the 2020 13-inch Intel MacBook Pro.
NOTE: The update of results for Final Cut Pro X, Lightroom Classic, and GFXBench Metal were the result of retesting after installing macOS Big Sur 11.0.1.
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