Apple M1 - Benchmark and Specs

Apple M1

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.20 GHz CPU Cores: 8
Turbo (1 Core): No turbo CPU Threads: 8
Turbo (8 Cores): No turbo
Hyperthreading: No Overclocking: No
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A core: 4x Firestorm B core: 4x Icestorm
C core: --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: Apple M1 (8 Core)
GPU frequency: 3.20 GHz GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Generation: 1 DirectX Version:
Execution units: 128 Shader: 0
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB Max. displays: 2
Technology: 5 nm Release date: Q4/2020

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

h264: Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
VC-1: Decode
AVC: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: LPDDR4X-4266 Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 ECC: No
PCIe version: 4.0 PCIe lanes:

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

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

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Architecture: M1
L2-Cache: 16.00 MB L3-Cache: --
Technology: 5 nm Virtualization: None
Release date: Q4/2020 Socket: N/A
Part Number: --
Market price: browse Amazon

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Apple MacBook Pro 13 (L2020)
Apple MacBook Air (2020)
Apple Mac mini (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.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6x 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
1572
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AMD Ryzen 7 5700G AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
8x 3.80 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
1538
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Intel Core i7-1185G7 Intel Core i7-1185G7
4x 3.00 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
1538
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Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
1514
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Apple M1X Apple M1X
12x 3.20 GHz
1514
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AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6x 3.70 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1504
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Intel Core i7-1165G7 Intel Core i7-1165G7
4x 2.80 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
1504
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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.

AMD Ryzen 5 4600U AMD Ryzen 5 4600U
6x 2.10 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
8044
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Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
7969
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Intel Core i7-8700B Intel Core i7-8700B
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
7969
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Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
7760
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Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
7610
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Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6x 2.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
7610
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
7514
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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
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Apple M1X Apple M1X
12x 3.20 GHz
1744
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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1657
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
1646
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Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8x 3.00 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
1644
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Intel Core i9-11900K Intel Core i9-11900K
8x 3.50 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1644
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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
1632
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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.

Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
12x 2.50 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
7793
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Intel Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
8x 2.40 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
7767
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
7713
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Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
7676
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AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
8x 2.90 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
7608
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AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8x 2.90 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
7608
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AMD Ryzen 7 4800U AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
8x 1.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
7608
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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 M1X Apple M1X
Apple M1X (16 Core) @ 3.20 GHz
5200
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Intel Core i7-8709G Intel Core i7-8709G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics @ 1.19 GHz
3656
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Intel Core i7-8809G Intel Core i7-8809G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics @ 1.19 GHz
3656
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Apple M1 Apple M1
Apple M1 (8 Core) @ 3.20 GHz
2600
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Intel Core i7-8706G Intel Core i7-8706G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics @ 1.01 GHz
2588
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Intel Core i5-8305G Intel Core i5-8305G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics @ 1.01 GHz
2588
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Intel Core i7-8705G Intel Core i7-8705G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics @ 1.01 GHz
2588
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