M1 vs 16-inch MacBook Pro
January 7th, 2021 by rob-ART morgan, mad scientist
How does the Apple M1 MacBook Pro compare to the 16-inch MacBook Pro?
16-in MacBook Pro = 2020 MacBook Pro 16-inch, 8-core 2.4GHz i9 CPU, 16GB RAM, Pro 5600M GPU, MacOS Catalina
M1 MacBook Pro = 2020 Apple M1 MacBook Pro 13-inch, 8-Core CPU, 16GB RAM, 8-core GPU, MacOS Big Sur
Final Cut Pro X (Universal)
Convert BruceX to ProRes 4444 XQ. (LOWER time in Seconds = FASTER)
Convert BruceX to HEVC 10-bit. (LOWER time in Seconds = FASTER)
Preview 600 frame KT Project. (LOWER time in Seconds = FASTER)
After Effects (Intel, Rosetta)
Render Sample Project. (LOWER time in Seconds = FASTER)
Lightroom Classic (Intel, Rosetta)
Enhance 12 Images. (LOWER time in Seconds = FASTER)
DaVinci Resolve 17.1 (Universal)
Playback of Candle Project with Triple Noise Reduction. (HIGHER frames per Second = FASTER)
GFXBench Metal (Universal)
Aztec High Tier OFFscreen. (HIGHER Frames per Second = FASTER)
Warhammer II (Intel, Rosetta)
Ran Skaven 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 16-inch MacBook Pro is faster than the M1 MacBook Pro in seven out of nine tests.
The "Universal" and "Intel, Rosetta" notation indicates the state of the apps running in the M1 MacBook Pro.
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