Source: Mac Rumors
Apple is rumored to be working on a refreshed version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro following the launch of the new 16-inch MacBook Pro in October, and the new 13-inch machines could adopt Intel’s 10th-generation Ice Lake chips. Over the weekend, a Twitter leaker shared a 3D Mark Time Spy benchmark of a machine said to be an upcoming 13-inch MacBook Pro equipped with Intel’s 10th-generation i7-1068NG7 Ice Lake 2.3GHz chip with 4.1GHz turbo boost capabilities (via Wccftech ). 2020 13″ Macbook Pro > i7-1068NG7 2.3GHz base 4.1GHz boost 28W > 32GB of RAM > 2TB SSD pic.twitter.com/o4k6ymc6oJ — _rogame (@_rogame) February 15, 2020 The benchmarks compare the new 10th-generation chip to the 8th-generation 2.4GHz Core i5 chip in the high-end 13-inch MacBook Pro from 2019 and suggest the new 13-inch machine Pro will be approximately 12 percent faster than the current 13-inch MacBook Pro when it comes to CPU speeds, and close to 30 percent faster when it comes to GPU performance. Time Spy i5-8279U 4C/8T 2.4GHz base 4.1GHz boost + Iris Plus 655 with 128MB eDRAM 28W (2019 13″ MacBook Pro) vs i7-1068NG7 4C/8T 2.3GHz base 4.1GHz boost 28W (2020 13″ MacBook Pro) pic.twitter.com/Ogr4sfGGNa — _rogame (@_rogame) February 15, 2020 If Apple does release a 13-inch MacBook Pro with the aforementioned Ice Lake chip, it will be the first Apple notebook equipped with a 10th-generation chip.