15-inch The MacBook Pro models equipped with the Radeon Pro Vega 20 option have been shared by a MacRumors reader, which gives us an idea of performance improvements over 15-inch MacBook Pro models with the regular Radeon Pro 560X graphics card as before was the highest available option.
The machine, which includes a 2.6GHz Core i7 Intel processor, a Radeon Pro Vega 20 graphics card, 1
In a separate reference that was uploaded to Geekbench, the new high-end MacBook Pro with the Core i9 processor also achieved a Metal Score of 73953.
In comparison, machines with similar specifications and the Radeon Pro 560X graphics card at Geekbench achieved maximum OpenCL points of approximately 65,000 and metal points of about 57,000, suggesting much higher graphics performance with the new Radeon Pro Vega 20 card.
References are currently available for the Radeon Pro Vega 20 card, with no data available for the Radeon Pro Vega 16 card. CPU benchmarks on Geekbench between machines using the new cards and existing cards are similar because there have been no changes to the CPU.
The new Radeon Pro Vega graphics cards can only be added to the 15-inch MacBook Pro model, starting at $ 2,799. Radeon Pro Vega 16 costs an additional $ 250, while Radeon Pro Vega 20 costs an additional $ 350.