Apple M1 vs. Intel Pentium Gold G6405

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple M1 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium Gold G6405
Apple M1 Intel Pentium Gold G6405
Apple M series Family Intel Pentium
Apple M1 CPU group Intel Pentium G6000
1 Generation 10
M1 Architecture Comet Lake S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 2
8 Threads 4
3.20 GHz Frequency 4.10 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
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 610
3.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
1 GPU Generation 9.5
5 nm Technology 14 nm
2 Max. displays 3
128 Execution units 12
Shader 96
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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 / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266 Memory DDR4-2666
16 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC Yes
16.00 MB L2 Cache
L3 Cache 4.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
20 W TDP up --
10 W TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

5 nm Technology 14 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
N/A Socket LGA 1200
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2020 Release date Q1/2021
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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 Pentium Gold G6405 Intel Pentium Gold G6405
2x 4.10 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
7760 (100%)
Amazon
Intel Pentium Gold G6405 Intel Pentium Gold G6405
2x 4.10 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 Pentium Gold G6405 Intel Pentium Gold G6405
2x 4.10 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 Pentium Gold G6405 Intel Pentium Gold G6405
2x 4.10 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%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6405 Intel Pentium Gold G6405
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHz
202 (8%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple M1 Intel Pentium Gold G6405
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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