AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS vs Apple M3

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AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS CPU1 vs CPU2 Apple M3
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS Apple M3

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS or Apple M3 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.10 GHz. Up to 256 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS was released in Q2/2024.

The Apple M3 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.06 GHz. The CPU supports up to 24 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Apple M3 was released in Q4/2023.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO (21) Family Apple M series (25)
AMD Ryzen 8040 (20) CPU group Apple M3 (6)
7 Generation 3
Hawk Point (Zen 4) Architecture M3
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Apple M2
-- Successor Apple M4

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS is 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) while the Apple M3 has 8 CPU cores and 8 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Apple M3 is at 0.70 GHz (4.06 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS Characteristic Apple M3
8 Cores 8
16 Threads 8
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz)
8x Zen 4
A-Core 0.70 GHz (4.06 GHz)
4x P-Core
-- B-Core 0.74 GHz (2.75 GHz)
4x E-Core

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 8845HS Characteristic Apple M3
AMD Ryzen™ AI AI hardware Apple Neural Engine
AMD Ryzen™ AI (XDNA) @ 16 TOPS AI specifications 16 Neural cores @ 35 TOPS
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS or Apple M3 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

AMD Radeon 780M GPU Apple M3 (10 Core)
0.80 GHz GPU frequency 0.39 GHz
2.70 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.40 GHz
3 GPU Generation 3
4 nm Technology 3 nm
4 Max. displays 2
12 Compute units 160
768 Shader 1280
Yes Hardware Raytracing Yes
AMD FSR Frame Generation No
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 24 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 M3 (10 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 Decode
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS can use up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 120.0 GB/s. The Apple M3 supports up to 24 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 102.4 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS Characteristic Apple M3
DDR5-4800, DDR5-5600, LPDDR5-6400, LPDDR5X-7500 Memory LPDDR5-6400
256 GB Max. Memory 24 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 20.00 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache --
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
20 PCIe lanes --
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS is 45 W, while the Apple M3 has a TDP of 22 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS Characteristic Apple M3
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 22 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
54 W TDP up --
35 W TDP down 15 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS is manufactured in 4 nm and has 24.00 MB cache. The Apple M3 is manufactured in 3 nm and has a 20.00 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS Characteristic Apple M3
4 nm Technology 3 nm
Monolithic Chip design Chiplet
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) Armv8-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
Q2/2024 Release date Q4/2023
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS (82%)
Apple M3 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS (100%)
Apple M3 (80%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
102 (74%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
137 (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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
866 (100%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
659 (76%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1757 (89%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
1965 (100%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 4.25 GHz
15930 (100%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
10437 (66%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1857 (86%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
2150 (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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 4.25 GHz
11334 (100%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
10450 (92%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2456 (79%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
3125 (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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 4.25 GHz
12135 (100%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
11863 (98%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201 (100%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
Apple M3 (10 Core) @ 1.40 GHz
3550 (85%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 4.25 GHz
28412 (100%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
18951 (67%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
15,930 CB R23 MC @ 55 W
287 (61%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
10,437 CB R23 MC @ 22 W
474 (100%)

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 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
16 (46%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 0.70 GHz
35 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
624 (100%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 4.06 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
6744 (100%)
Apple M3 Apple M3
8C 8T @ 0.70 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS Apple M3
Unknown Apple iMac 24 (2023)

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