Apple MacBook Pro 15" i9 2.9 Vega 16 (2018)
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Apple MacBook Air 13" M2 8-GPU (2022)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver, Space Grey Colours Silver, Starlight, Space Grey, Midnight
3,349 $ Price from 1,199 $
Q4/2018 Release date Q2/2022

Processor

Intel Core i9-8950HK Name Apple M2
Intel Manufacturer Apple
6 / 12 Cores / Threads 8 / 8
2.90 (4.80) GHz Frequency 3.40 GHz
14 nm Structure 5 nm
Coffee Lake Architecture M2 (Avalanche / Blizzard)
Q1/2018 Release date Q2/2022

Memory

16 - 32 GB Memory Size 8 - 24 GB
DDR4 2400 Memory Type LPDDR5 6400
-- Memory Bandwith 102.4 GB/s
No Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Intel UHD Graphics 630 Name Apple M2 - 8 GPU Cores
Internal Type Internal
0.35 (1.15) GHz Frequency 1.40 GHz
1.50 GB Memory Size 24.00 GB
-- Memory Type LPDDR5
14 nm Structure 5 nm
Q4/2017 Release date Q2/2022

Graphic card 2

AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 Name --
Dedicated Type --
0.82 (1.19) GHz Frequency --
4.00 GB Memory Size --
HBM2 Memory Type --
14 nm Structure --
Q4/2018 Release date --

Screen

15.4 inch Size 13.6 inch
2880 x 1800 @ 60 Hz (220 ppi) Resolution 2560 x 1664 @ 60 Hz (224 ppi)
16:10 Ratio 16:10
IPS Technology IPS
500 nits Brightness 500 nits
Yes HDR support Yes
No Always On Display No
5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz
5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz 2. external display --

Storage

512 - 4,096 GB Size 256 - 2,048 GB
SSD Type SSD
PCIe Interface PCIe
No Upgradeable? No
-- 2. drive --
-- Card reader --

Battery

Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
83.60 Wh Capacity 52.60 Wh
10.00 h Battery life 18.00 h
USB-C @ 87 W Charging USB-C @ 30 W (Optional 67W Fast-charge), MagSafe 3

Network

802.11ac Wireless LAN 802.11ax (WLAN 6)
-- LAN --
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
-- Cellular --

Camera

0.9 MP, 720p Front camera 2.0 MP, 1080p
-- Back camera 1 --
-- Back camera 2 --
-- Back camera 3 --

Ports

-- HDMI --
-- DVI --
-- DistplayPort --
4x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2) Thunderbolt 2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2)
-- USB --
4x (Thunderbolt 3) USB-C 2x (Thunderbolt / USB 4.0)
-- Lightning --
-- Other --

Dimensions / Housing

16 mm Height 11 mm
349 mm Width 304 mm
241 mm Depth 215 mm
1,830 g Weight 1,240 g
-- Housing Material --
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

Q4/2018 Release date Q2/2022
3,349 $ Price from 1,199 $
Silver, Space Grey Colours Silver, Starlight, Space Grey, Midnight
TouchID Security features TouchID

Benchmark results

Cinebench R23 - Single Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




Cinebench R23 - Multi Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS) - FP32 (TFLOPS)

The theoretical computing power of the graphics card with single precision (32 bit) in TFLOPS. TFLOPS indicates how many trillion FP32 floating point operations the graphics card (GPU) can perform per second. The larger this number, the faster the graphics card is.




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