AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS vs Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)

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AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS CPU1 vs CPU2 Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS and the Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS 8 core processor released in Q1/2024 with the Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) which has 10 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2023.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO (21) Family Apple M series (25)
AMD Ryzen 8040 (20) CPU group Apple M2 (8)
7 Generation 2
Hawk Point (Zen 4) Architecture M2
Mobile Segment Mobile
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840HS Predecessor Apple M1 Pro (10-CPU 14-GPU)
-- Successor Apple M3 Pro (11-CPU 14-GPU)

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.30 GHz (5.10 GHz). The processor can compute 16 threads at the same time. The Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) clocks with 0.66 GHz (3.50 GHz), has 10 CPU cores and can calculate 10 threads in parallel.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS Characteristic Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
8 Cores 10
16 Threads 10
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.30 GHz (5.10 GHz)
8x Zen 4
A-Core 0.66 GHz (3.50 GHz)
6x Avalanche
-- B-Core 0.60 GHz (2.42 GHz)
4x Blizzard

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS Characteristic Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
AMD Ryzen™ AI AI hardware Apple Neural Engine
AMD Ryzen™ AI (XDNA) @ 16 TOPS AI specifications 16 Neural cores @ 15.8 TOPS
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

AMD Radeon 780M GPU Apple M2 Pro (16 Core)
0.80 GHz GPU frequency 0.45 GHz
2.70 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.40 GHz
3 GPU Generation 2
4 nm Technology 5 nm
4 Max. displays 3
12 Compute units 256
768 Shader 2048
Yes Hardware Raytracing No
AMD FSR Frame Generation No
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
12 DirectX Version --

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon 780M GPU Apple M2 Pro (16 Core)
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 256 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS, while the Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 102.4 GB/s enabled.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS Characteristic Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
DDR5-4800, DDR5-5600, LPDDR5-6400, LPDDR5X-7500 Memory LPDDR5-6400
256 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
120.0 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 102.4 GB/s
Yes ECC No
8.00 MB L2 Cache 28.00 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache --
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
20 PCIe lanes --
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS has a TDP of 28 W. The TDP of the Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) is 30 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS Characteristic Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
28 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 30 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
54 W TDP up --
35 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS has 24.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 4 nm. The cache of Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) is at 28.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 5 nm.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS Characteristic Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
4 nm Technology 5 nm
Monolithic Chip design Chiplet
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) Armv8.5-A (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512 ISA extensions Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation
FP8 Socket --
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization Apple Virtualization Framework
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems macOS, iPadOS
Q1/2024 Release date Q1/2023
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS (94%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) (99%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS (99%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) (88%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
102 (84%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
122 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
866 (100%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
782 (90%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1757 (100%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
1695 (96%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 3.75 GHz
15930 (100%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
12125 (76%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1857 (99%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
1874 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 3.75 GHz
11334 (93%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
12224 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2456 (91%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
2689 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 3.75 GHz
12135 (100%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
12084 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201 (74%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
Apple M2 Pro (16 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
5680 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 3.75 GHz
28412 (100%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
21532 (76%)

AI performance (NPU)

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is given here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher.

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. The performance is given in the number (trillions) of arithmetic operations per second (TOPS).
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
16 (100%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 0.66 GHz
15.8 (99%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
12,125 CB R23 MC @ 30 W
404 (100%)

Devices using this processor

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
Unknown Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2023)
Apple mac mini (2023)

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