Agreed. The desktop class CPUs of the Minis will certainly be faster than the ones in the 2018 Macbook Pros. Plus don't forget the 2018 Macbook Pros tend to thermal throttle so it affects performance. The Mini on the other hand should have better cooling. Case to point. The older 2017 Quad Core 5k iMac in practice is still faster then a fully spec'ed out 6 core i9 2018 Macbook Pro because of throttling.