Apple M1 vs AMD Ryzen 7 5800H

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple M1 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
Apple M1 AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
Apple M series Family AMD Ryzen 7
Apple M1 CPU group AMD Ryzen 5000H
1 Generation 4
M1 Architecture Cezanne (Zen 3)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
Apple M2 Successor AMD Ryzen 7 6800H

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 3.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
2.06 GHz B-Core Frequency --
-- C-Core Frequency --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Apple M1 (8 Core) GPU AMD Radeon 8 Graphics (Renoir)
1.30 GHz GPU frequency 1.75 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
1 GPU Generation 9
5 nm Technology 7 nm
2 Max. displays 3
128 Execution units 8
1024 Shader 512
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 64 GB
2 Memory channels 2
68.2 GB/s Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
No ECC No
16.00 MB L2 Cache 4.00 MB
L3 Cache 16.00 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 80 W
10 W TDP down --
-- 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 Q2/2021
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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
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1503 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
1445 (96%)
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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 (61%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
12788 (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 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
560 (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 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
5051 (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 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
235 (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 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
2164 (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 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
1461 (84%)
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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 (91%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
8397 (100%)
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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 (54%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9067 (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 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
AMD Radeon 8 Graphics (Renoir) @ 1.75 GHz
1792 (69%)
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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 (64%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
184 (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 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
21799 (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 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple M1 AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
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)
Apple iPad Air (2022)
Unknown

News and articles for the Apple M1 and the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H


This comparison compares the ARM-based Apple M1 to the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H. The Apple M1 is a processor that is only used in Apple devices (including MacBook, Mac Mini, iPad). It is manufactured with a structure width of 5 nanometers and was launched in the fourth quarter of 2020. The AMD Ryzen 7 5800H is manufactured using the 7-nanometer process and was released in the second quarter of 2021, which makes it about half a year newer.

The Apple M1 is based on a big.LITTLE architecture in which, in addition to 4 performance cores clocked at 3.20 gigahertz, 4 efficiency cores clocked at 2.06 gigahertz are used. Hyperthreading is not supported by the Apple processor and the CPU cannot be overclocked either. The AMD Ryzen 7 5800H is manufactured in a standard architecture and has 8 cores that clock at up to 4.40 gigahertz. In contrast to the Apple M1, the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H supports hyperthreading, which means that 16 threads are available if required.

Our benchmarks do not provide precise information on which CPU is faster under single-core load. When it comes to the utilization of all cores, however, the difference is clear, here the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H is significantly faster than the Apple M1.

Both processors have an internal graphics unit. The Apple M1 comes with its own iGPU with 8 cores. This graphics unit has 128 execution units with 1024 shaders and thus achieves an FP32 processing power (single precision) of 2610 GigaFLOPS. The AMD Radeon 8 Graphics (Renoir) is used in the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H. This iGPU clocks at 1.75 gigahertz and is manufactured using the 7 nanometer process. With its 8 execution units and 512 shaders, it achieves an FP32 computing power of a little less than 1792 GigaFLOPS.

The Apple M1 supports the use of a maximum of 16 gigabytes of LPDDR4-4266 RAM. With the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, on the other hand, up to 64 gigabytes of DDR4-3200 RAM can be operated.

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