MacBook m7 2 cores at different speed

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by htvu, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. htvu macrumors newbie

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    When I ran geekbench on my new m7 MacBook the score was quite low despite no other program was running. And strangely, geekbench reported that one core in my m7 is only at 1.2GHz. Pic below. Any idea? Thanks

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  2. KPOM macrumors G5

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    If you had just been running something else processor intensive before GeekBench, it could have been throttling. As for why it reported the base clock as 1.2GHz, it is likely because that is the base speed of the "stock" Core m7. Apple has boosted the base speed to 1.3GHz.
     

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