Geekbench 5 seems to be a reasonable benchmark for both desktops and servers.
All the servers and laptops I’m currently using have an entry here.
My current (December 2020) MacBook Pro (2015) has a multi-core score of ~1350. It’s too slow for demanding tasks such as PyCharm or running tox tests.
Time to replace it by a modern CPU.
- An Intel Core-5 ou Core-7 can go up to 5000 - 7000 (3x to 5x faster).
- An Apple M1 has a multi-core score of 7500.
See Which laptop to buy.