2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) vs. Dell Precision 5560: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively compared the specifications for the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) and Dell Precision 5560 models. The report includes detailed information regarding both models' CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Pros

Reasons that 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) is better than Dell Precision 5560.

About 24% lighter

The 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) weighed 3.1 pounds, 24% lighter than the 4.06 pounds Dell Precision 5560.

Weight2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Pound
3.1 lbs.
4.06 lbs.
Kilogram
1.41 kg
1.84 kg

Dell Precision 5560 Pros

Reasons that Dell Precision 5560 is better than 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Newer manufacturing

2021 vs. 2020

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Xeon W-11955M inside Dell Precision 5560 has a 124% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-8557U inside 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Xeon W-11955M
8,527
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Core i9-11950H
8,450
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Core i7-11850H
8,205
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Core i7-11800H
7,908
Dell Precision 5560 - Intel Core i5-11500H
6,270
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) - Intel Core i7-8557U
3,804
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) - Intel Core i5-8257U
3,740
Supports larger memory

Dell Precision 5560 supports a larger memory capacity than the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3). It supports up to 64GB versus 16GB of system memory on the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Max system memory size
Dell Precision 5560
64 GB
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)
16 GB
Supports faster memory

Dell Precision 5560 supports a faster memory speed than the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3). It supports up to 3200MHz versus 2133MHz of system memory on the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Memory type and speed
Dell Precision 5560 - DDR4 ECC
3,200 MHz
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) - LPDDR3
2,133 MHz
Upgradable memory

Dell Precision 5560 comes with two SODIMM slots that allow you to replace or upgrade when needed. On the flip side, you can't upgrade RAM on the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) since it has onboard memory.

Memory2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Slots
Onboard
x2
TypeLPDDR3DDR4 ECC
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia Quadro RTX A2000 4GB GDDR6 vs. integrated

Upgradable storage

Dell Precision 5560 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device.

Slots2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
M.2
Onboard
Yes x2
17% larger display

Dell Precision 5560 has a 15.6-inch screen size 17% larger than the 13.3-inch 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Display size
Dell Precision 5560
15.6-inch
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)
13.3-inch
Has three more ports and slots

Dell Precision 5560 has more ports and slots count than the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3). It has six versus three amount of ports and slots on the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Ports2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
full-size SD card slotNoYes
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotNoYes
Thunderbolt 3Yes x2No
Thunderbolt 4NoYes x2
USB-CNoYes
Total36
More versatile connectivity

Dell Precision 5560 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3). It has four versus two commonly used ports and slots on the 2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3).

Ports2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
headphone jackYesYes
full-size SD card slotNoYes
Thunderbolt 3YesNo
Thunderbolt 4NoYes
USB-CNoYes

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Price
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.0GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.0GHz Intel Core i5 (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$590.00
$629.99 6% OFF
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$669.95
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 (13 inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Space Gray (Renewed)
2020 Apple MacBook Pro with 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 (13 inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$635.00
$689.68 8% OFF
Dell Precision 5560 Price
Dell Precision 5000 5560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11850H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.50 GHz - 32 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Aluminum Titan Gray
Dell Precision 5000 5560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11850H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.50 GHz - 32 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Aluminum Titan Gray
By Dell
$1,189.77
Dell Precision 5560 Laptop - 15.6" UHD+ HDR400, (3840x2400) Touch - 2.6 GHz Intel Core i9-11950H 8-Core (11th Gen) - 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - RTX A2000 - Windows 10 Pro
Dell Precision 5560 Laptop - 15.6" UHD+ HDR400, (3840x2400) Touch - 2.6 GHz Intel Core i9-11950H 8-Core (11th Gen) - 1TB SSD - 64GB RAM - RTX A2000 - Windows 10 Pro
By Dell
$1,929.77
Dell Precision 5000 5560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11800H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.40 GHz - 32 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Aluminum Titan Gray
Dell Precision 5000 5560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11800H Octa-core (8 Core) 2.40 GHz - 32 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Aluminum Titan Gray
By Dell
$1,179.77

Availability

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Released20202021
Release Date
  • Announced on May 4th, 2020
  • Available on May 4th, 2020
Announced on May 11, 2021
Pricing
  • $1,299 - Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $1,499 - Intel Core i5 | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
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Generations

Exterior

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Size Comparison
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Dimensions
  • Width: 11.97 inches (30.41 cm)
  • Depth: 8.36 inches (21.24 cm)
  • Height: 0.61 inch (1.56 cm)
13.56” x 9.07” x 0.30 - 0.56” (344.4 x 230.3 x 7.7 - 11.64  mm)
WeightStarting at 3.1 pounds (1.4 kg)4.06 lb (1.84 kg)
Colors
Space Gray Silver
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Keyboard and TrackpadBacklit Magic Keyboard with:
  • 65 (U.S.) or 66 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys in an inverted‑T arrangement
  • Touch Bar
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure‑sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure‑sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 5.90” x 3.54” (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.

Display

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Size13.3 Inches15.6 Inches
InfoRetina display
  • 13.3‑inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
  • 2560‑by‑1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
    • 1680 by 1050
    • 1440 by 900
    • 1024 by 640
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology
  • 15.6” FHD+
    1920x1200 145 PPI 500 nits 60Hz Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB color gamut 1650:1 WVA 4.41W
  • 15.6” UHD+ Touch
    3840x2400 290 PPI 500 nits 60Hz Anti-Glare Touch 100% Adobe sRGB 94% DCI-P3 1600:1 WVA 10.4W

Ports

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Ports
Image Source: Apple
Left (2)
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Ports - Left
Image Source: Apple
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Charging, Displayport
Right (1)
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Ports - Right
Image Source: Apple
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Dell Precision 5560 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 2.0
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 2.0, Power Delivery
  • 1 x lock slot
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone

Internal Specs

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Processor
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8257U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.40 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8557U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. Intel Xeon W-11955M
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8257U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 645
    48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1050 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8557U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 645
    48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1150 MHz
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  5. Intel Xeon W-11955M
    Intel® UHD P630 Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Memory
8GB
configurable to 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
Memory Slots
  • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Type: Non-ECC or ECC
  • Minimum Memory: 4GB
  • Maximum Memory: 64B
Discrete Graphics-
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1200, 4GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX A2000, 4GB GDDR6
Storage
256GB 512GB
configurable to 1TB or 2TB SSD
Hard Drive Slots
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slots
Hard Drive Configurations
  • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD
    Supports up to 64 Gbps.

Connectivity

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Intel AX201
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Bluetooth 5.1
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technologyBluetooth 5.2

Battery

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Size58.2 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" Lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 86 Wh
    6-cell "smart" Lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
Battery Life
  • Up to 10 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours Apple TV app movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time
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Power Supply61W USB‑C Power Adapter
90W 130W
USB-C power adapter.

Software

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
OSShipped with macOS Catalina
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04 LTS RedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
Photos iMovie GarageBand Pages Numbers Keynote Siri Safari Mail FaceTime Messages Maps News Stocks Home Voice Memos Notes Calendar Contacts Reminders Photo Booth Preview Music Podcasts TV Books App Store Time Machine Find My QuickTime Player
Microsoft Office 30-days trial

Camera & Audio

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in
Audio
  • Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Dolby Atmos playback
  • Three-mic array with directional beamforming
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG audio controler
  • 2 x 2.5W Stereo woofers.
  • 2 x 1.5W Stereo tweeters.
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones

Misc

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
Sensors
  • Touch ID sensor
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in feature.
  • IR Camera
Security
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology (iAMT 12)
    Optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN and a vPro compatible processor.
  • Dell Client Command Suite
    Factory Installed Dell Client Command, Update, Dell Command, Power Manager, Intel® Platform Trust Technology.
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
  • Support for Computrace and external SmartCard Reader
  • Touch Fingerprint Reader
    With Control Vault 3.0 (Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification).
In the box
  • 13‑inch MacBook Pro
  • 61W USB‑C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
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WarrantyYour MacBook Pro comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.1-Year Basic Onsite Service

Key Features

2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3)Dell Precision 5560
At Glance
Released in
2020
16:10 WQXGA
13.3”
1600p 60Hz
Weight
3.1 lb
1.41 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-8557U
4C/8T, 1.70 → 4.50 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,018
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,804
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 645
48 Execution Units with 128 MB eDRAM, 300 → 1150 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2133 MHz LPDDR3
2020 MacBook Pro 13 (2TB3) Ports
Released in Mid
2021
16:10 UHD+
15.6”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
4.06 lb
1.84 kg
Up to
Intel Xeon W-11955M
8C/16T, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,565
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,527
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD P630 Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4 ECC
Dell Precision 5560 Ports
Nvidia Quadro
RTX A2000
4GB GDDR6

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