Apple M1 vs. AMD A8-3850

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple M1 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-3850
Apple M1 AMD A8-3850
3.20 GHz Frequency 2.90 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
Turbo (All Cores)
8 Cores 4
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
Apple M1 (8 Core) GPU AMD Radeon HD 6550D
3.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.60 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
1 GPU Generation 3
5 nm Technology 32 nm
DirectX Version 11
2 Max. displays 2
128 Execution units 5
Shader 400
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 1 GB
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode
M1 Architecture Llano
Memory DDR3-1600
2 Memory channels 2
16 GB Max. Memory
No ECC No
16.00 MB L2 Cache
L3 Cache 4.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version
PCIe lanes
5 nm Technology 32 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
N/A Socket FM1
15W TDP (PL1) 100W
Yes AES-NI Yes
None Virtualization AMD-V
Q4/2020 Release date Q3/2011
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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.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
1514 (100%)
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AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
0 (0%)
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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.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
7760 (100%)
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AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
0 (0%)
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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.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
1744 (100%)
Amazon
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
363 (21%)
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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.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
7676 (100%)
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AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
1159 (15%)
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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.

Apple M1 Apple M1
Apple M1 (8 Core) @ 3.20 GHz
2600 (100%)
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AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480 (18%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Amazon
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
1512 (100%)
Amazon



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Amazon
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
5511 (100%)
Amazon



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Amazon
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
0.89 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Amazon
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
3.5 (100%)
Amazon



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.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Amazon
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4x 2.90 GHz
3555 (100%)
Amazon



Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple M1 AMD A8-3850
Apple MacBook Pro 13 (L2020)
Apple MacBook Air (2020)
Apple Mac mini (2020)
Unknown

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