Apple M1 vs. Intel Core i5-2415M

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple M1 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-2415M
Apple M1 Intel Core i5-2415M
Apple M series Family Intel Core i5
Apple M1 CPU group Intel Core i 2000M
1 Generation 2
M1 Architecture Sandy Bridge H
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 2
8 Threads 4
3.20 GHz Frequency 2.30 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 2.90 GHz
Turbo (All Cores)
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Apple M1 (8 Core) GPU Intel HD Graphics 3000
3.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.30 GHz
1 GPU Generation 6
5 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
128 Execution units 12
Shader 96
8 GB Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version 10.1

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode Codec VP8 No
Decode Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266 Memory DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
16 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
16.00 MB L2 Cache
L3 Cache 3.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 2
PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
20 W TDP up --
10 W TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

5 nm Technology 32 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
N/A Socket BGA 1023
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2020 Release date Q1/2011
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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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Intel Core i5-2415M Intel Core i5-2415M
2x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
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%)
Amazon
Intel Core i5-2415M Intel Core i5-2415M
2x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
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
Intel Core i5-2415M Intel Core i5-2415M
2x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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%)
Amazon
Intel Core i5-2415M Intel Core i5-2415M
2x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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%)
Amazon
Intel Core i5-2415M Intel Core i5-2415M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250 (10%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple M1 Intel Core i5-2415M
Apple iMac 24 (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 13 (L2020)
Apple MacBook Air (2020)
Apple Mac mini (2020)
Apple iPad Pro 11 (2021)
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)
Unknown

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