Apple M1 vs. Apple A13 Bionic

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple M1 CPU1 vs CPU2 Apple A13 Bionic
Apple M1 Apple A13 Bionic
Apple M series Family Apple A series
Apple M1 CPU group Apple A13
1 Generation 13
M1 Architecture A13 (Lightning / Thunder)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Apple A12 Bionic
-- Successor Apple A14 Bionic

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 6
8 Threads 6
3.20 GHz Frequency 1.80 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 2.65 GHz
Turbo (All Cores) 2.65 GHz
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Apple M1 (8 Core) GPU Apple A13
1.30 GHz GPU frequency 1.80 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 2.70 GHz
1 GPU Generation 10
5 nm Technology 7 nm
2 Max. displays 1
128 Execution units 4
Shader 384
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 4 GB
DirectX Version

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
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266 Memory LPDDR4X-4266
16 GB Max. Memory 4 GB
8 Memory channels 1
No ECC No
16.00 MB L2 Cache 8.00 MB
L3 Cache
4.0 PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
20 W TDP up --
10 W TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

5 nm Technology 7 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation ISA extensions
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
Yes AES-NI No
Q4/2020 Release date Q3/2019
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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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Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
6x 1.80 GHz (2.65 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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Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
6x 1.80 GHz (2.65 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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Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
6x 1.80 GHz (2.65 GHz)
1336 (77%)
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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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Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
6x 1.80 GHz (2.65 GHz)
3187 (42%)
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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
8x 3.20 GHz
4935 (100%)
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Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
6x 1.80 GHz (2.65 GHz)
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) @ 1.30 GHz
2600 (100%)
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Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
Apple A13 @ 2.70 GHz
732 (28%)
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AnTuTu 8 benchmark

The AnTuTu 8 Benchmark measures the performance of a SoC. AnTuTu benchmarks the CPU, GPU, Memory as well as the UX (User Experience) by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu can benchmark any ARM CPU that runs under Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly compareable if the benchmark has been performed under different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 8 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The evaluation consists of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the RAM and the performance of the internal graphics.

Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
6x 1.80 GHz (2.65 GHz)
523650 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple M1 Apple A13 Bionic
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 iPhone 11
Apple iPhone 11 Pro
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone SE

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