Apple M1 vs. Intel Core i5-4200M

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple M1 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-4200M
Apple M1 Intel Core i5-4200M
Apple M series Family Intel Core i5
Apple M1 CPU group Intel Core i 4000M/4000H
1 Generation 4
M1 Architecture Haswell 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 2.50 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 3.10 GHz
Turbo (All Cores) 3.10 GHz
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Apple M1 (8 Core) GPU Intel HD Graphics 4600
1.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
1 GPU Generation 7.5
5 nm Technology 22 nm
2 Max. displays 3
128 Execution units 20
Shader 160
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
DirectX Version 11.1

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
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266 Memory DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM, DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
16 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
16.00 MB L2 Cache
L3 Cache 3.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 37 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
20 W TDP up --
10 W TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

5 nm Technology 22 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
N/A Socket PGA 946
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2020 Release date Q4/2013
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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
1503 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 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
7759 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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
0 (0%)
Amazon
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
115 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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
0 (0%)
Amazon
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
295 (100%)
Amazon
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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
1742 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
667 (38%)
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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
7650 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
1433 (19%)
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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) @ 1.30 GHz
2600 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.15 GHz
368 (14%)
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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
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
2710 (100%)
Amazon
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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
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
5705 (100%)
Amazon
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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
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
1.32 (100%)
Amazon
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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
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
3.21 (100%)
Amazon
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Amazon
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
16.2 (100%)
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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
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
4217 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple M1 Intel Core i5-4200M
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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