The first scores of geekbench of processors M2 and M2 Pro gives apple equipping the new Mac Mini appeared this Thursday (19). As expected, the chips show a performance gain compared to previous generation models, more specifically M1 Pro and M1 Max.
In the case of components that equip the next line of mini PCs from the manufacturer, the model with M2 Pro scored 1,952 points in single-core in the test. In multi-core, the score ended up being 15,013 for the item recently launched by apple for its devices.
For comparison, the previous generation of Mac Minis, equipped with M1 chips, scored 1651 points in the single-core test and 5181 points in the multi-core part. That is, there is a notable gain in performance, especially when it comes to the part that evaluates the use of cores in the processor together.
Results from traditional M2-equipped devices also showed up, and performance isn’t much different from MacBooks Air released in 2022 during WWDC22. The Pro version of the last generation, finally, scored 1,734 points in single-core and 10,076 in multi-core. The platforms were used on the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros.
It is worth remembering that it is already possible to order a Mac Mini device with M2 or M2 Pro chips, including in the Europeian Apple store. The base version value is BRL 7,499 and the variant with the most advanced chip, 16GB of RAM and 512GB can be purchased for BRL 15,799. Finally, deliveries are scheduled for the month of March.