Apple ‘M2 Max’ Geekbench listing
The M2 Max chip that powers the Apple Mac has a 12-core CPU running at 3.54 GHz and 96GB of RAM, which means users will get more configuration options than the current 64GB option. The Apple M2 Max scored 1853 in the single-core and 13855 in the multi-core test according to the chip benchmarking platform.
By comparison, the M1 Max processor used in the MacBook Pro and the base model of the Mac Studio have 10 cores and a clock speed of 3.2GHz. It has a single-core score of 1746 and a multi-core score of 12154. According to 9To5MacThe M2 Max chip is only 14 percent faster than the M1 Max chip found based on these tests.
New M2 Macs Launch Timeline
Apple is rumored to release several new Macs in 2023. This includes the newly released MacBook Pros with 14- and 16-inch screen sizes, as well as the Mac Studio and the much-anticipated Apple Silicon-based Mac Pro.
As for the M2 Max chip, it will be used to power the high-end variants of the new MacBook Pro and the entry-level model of the Mac Studio, which is also expected to have a more powerful version. And the M2 Ultra will have a chip. Additionally, Apple is reportedly working on a new Mac mini, which will be available in variants powered by M2 and M2 Pro CPUs.