Intel’s naming scheme has always been a little confusing and inconsistent. Now it looks like Intel is changing up the scheme even more, as benchmarks found in the SiSoft Sandra database reveal that Intel is forgoing hyperthreading on the i7, and therefore also the i5, processor, and saving it for likely what will be the i9, an 8 core, 16 thread chip.
I own a 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Yes, that’s the most concise way to describe it. While it’s proven a serviceable machine for my work, I don’t know what makes it “professional”. I suppose the inclusion of a quartet of Thunderbolt 3 ports is a pro-grade feature. But a middling dual-core processor, […]