Apple M1 vs AMD Ryzen 7 4800H

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple M1 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
Apple M1 AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
Apple M series Family AMD Ryzen 7
Apple M1 CPU group AMD Ryzen 4000H
1 Generation 3
M1 Architecture Renoir (Zen 2)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 8
8 Threads 16
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.20 GHz A-Core Frequency 2.90 GHz (4.20 GHz)
2.06 GHz B-Core Frequency --
-- C-Core Frequency --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Apple M1 (8 Core) GPU AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir)
1.30 GHz GPU frequency 1.60 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
1 GPU Generation 9
5 nm Technology 7 nm
2 Max. displays 3
128 Execution units 7
1024 Shader 448
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 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
No 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 DDR4-3200
16 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
68.2 GB/s Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
No ECC Yes
16.00 MB L2 Cache
L3 Cache 8.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 12

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
20 W TDP up 54 W
10 W TDP down 35 W
-- Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

5 nm Technology 7 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
N/A Socket FP6
None Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2020 Release date Q1/2020
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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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1503 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1235 (82%)
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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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
7759 (73%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
10590 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
472 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
3847 (100%)
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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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
197 (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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1712 (100%)
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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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1742 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1147 (66%)
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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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
7650 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
7608 (99%)
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V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark

V-Ray is a 3D rendering software from the manufacturer Chaos for designers and artists. Unlike many other render engines, V-Ray is capable of so-called hybrid rendering, in which the CPU and GPU work together at the same time.

However, the CPU benchmark we used (CPU Render Mode) only uses the system's processor. The working memory used plays a major role in the V-Ray benchmark. For our benchmarks we use the fastest RAM standard approved by the manufacturer (without overclocking).

Due to the high compatibility of V-Ray (including Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Blender), it is a frequently used software. With V-Ray, for example, photorealistic images can be rendered that laypeople cannot distinguish from normal photos.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4935 (59%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
8322 (100%)
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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
2610 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir) @ 1.60 GHz
1433 (55%)
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Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
117 (61%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
191 (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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
19204 (100%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
314 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
0 (0%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple M1 AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
Apple iMac 24 (2021)">Apple iMac 24 (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 13 (L2020)">Apple MacBook Pro 13 (L2020)
Apple MacBook Air (2020)">Apple MacBook Air (2020)
Apple Mac mini (2020)">Apple Mac mini (2020)
Apple iPad Pro 11 (2021)">Apple iPad Pro 11 (2021)
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)">Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)
Apple iPad Air (2022)">Apple iPad Air (2022)
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IU-HE017T">Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IU-HE017T
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA506IV">ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA506IV
The CPU comparison between the Apple M1 and the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H is certainly not entirely fair. Because the Apple M1 is a processor with a TDP of 15 watts, while the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H is designed for 3 times the TDP (45 W). Nevertheless, with the Apple M1, Apple shows that it can also take the 15 watt processor with a 45 watt processor. In the benchmarks, the Apple M1 is up to 30 percent ahead of the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H in single-core load scenarios. If all CPU cores are used to full capacity, the two processors are on the same footing.

Both processors have a completely different structure. The Apple M1 relies on a big.LITTLE structure in which 4 small and very efficient CPU cores are combined with 4 large and powerful CPU cores. Smaller background tasks are completely calculated by the small cores, while at full load these can also join the large cores in a cluster when processing the resulting computing load. This structure is typical of modern ARM processors.

The Apple M1 clocks its CPU cores with 3.2 GHz, but the processor does not have a "turbo mode" for increasing the clock frequencies again.

In the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, however, AMD still relies on a classic CPU concept with 8 CPU cores of the same size. These clock at 2.9 GHz and can dynamically increase their clock frequency up to 4.2 GHz (single core load) using a so-called "turbo mode".

Both mobile processors have a powerful iGPU. The manufacturer uses a 7-core and an 8-core version in the Apple M1, which accordingly differ slightly in terms of performance (2.3 to 2.6 TFLOPS). The AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir) of the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H has 7 execution units and 448 shaders. The computing power is lower at 1.4 TFLOPS, but it is also able to play older games smoothly in medium resolutions.

Leaderboards

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