What you need to know
- The first benchmarks of Apple's M1 Macs have arrived.
- Scores posted to Geekbench today.
- The new MacBook Air beats up even the current 16-inch MacBook Pro in raw CPU performance.
According to Geekbench, the new MacBook Air with M1 reached a single-core score of 1687 and a multi-core score of 7433. Per the benchmark, the M1 processor has a 3.2GHz base frequency and has beat out every iOS in performance.
It also beat out every Mac that is currently available when it came to single-core performance, including the high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro. MacRumors does not that this is only considering CPU performance and that the 16-inch MacBook Pro could still reign supreme when it comes to GPU performance.
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You can check out the full list of benchmarks on Geekbench.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.