Apple M1 vs. Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple M1 CPU1 vs CPU2 Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
Apple M1 Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
Apple M series Family Broadcom BCM
Apple M1 CPU group Broadcom BCM2711
1 Generation 4
M1 Architecture Cortex-A72
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 4
8 Threads 4
3.20 GHz Frequency 1.50 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
Turbo (All Cores)
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Apple M1 (8 Core) GPU Broadcom VideoCore VI
1.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.50 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
1 GPU Generation 6
5 nm Technology 28 nm
2 Max. displays 2
128 Execution units 4
Shader 64
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266 Memory
16 GB Max. Memory 8192 GB
2 Memory channels 1
No ECC No
16.00 MB L2 Cache 1.00 MB
L3 Cache
4.0 PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 7.5 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
20 W TDP up --
10 W TDP down 3 W
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

5 nm Technology 28 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation ISA extensions
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
Yes AES-NI No
Q4/2020 Release date 06/2019
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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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Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
4x 1.50 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
7759 (100%)
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Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
4x 1.50 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
1742 (100%)
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Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
4x 1.50 GHz
202 (12%)
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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%)
Amazon
Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
4x 1.50 GHz
601 (8%)
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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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Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711) Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
Broadcom VideoCore VI @ 0.50 GHz
32 (1%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple M1 Raspberry Pi 4 B (Broadcom BCM2711)
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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