Apple M1 Max - Benchmark, Test and Specs

Apple M1 Max

CPU generation and familyCPU generation and family

Name: Apple M1 Max Segment: Mobile
Family: Apple M series Generation: 1
CPU group: Apple M1
Predecessor: -- Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.20 GHz CPU Cores: 10
Turbo (1 Core): No turbo CPU Threads: 10
Turbo (10 Cores): No turbo
Hyperthreading: No Overclocking: No
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A core: 8x Firestorm B core: 2x Icestorm
C core: --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: Apple M1 Max (32 Core)
GPU frequency: 1.30 GHz GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 4096 Shader: 0
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB Max. displays: 3
Generation: 1 DirectX Version:
Technology: 5 nm Release date: Q3/2021

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: LPDDR5-6400 Max. Memory: 64 GB
ECC: No Memory channels: 12
PCIe version: 4.0 PCIe lanes:

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 30 W TDP up: 60 W
TDP (PL2): -- TDP down: --
Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Virtualization: None
ISA extensions: Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation
L2-Cache: 28.00 MB L3-Cache: --
Architecture: M1 Technology: 5 nm
Socket: N/A Release date: Q3/2021
Part Number: --

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Apple MacBook Pro 14 (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 16 (2021)

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Apple M1 Max have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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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.

Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1569
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Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6x 3.90 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1564
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Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6x 3.90 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1564
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Apple M1 Max Apple M1 Max
10x 3.20 GHz
1562
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Intel Xeon W-11855M Intel Xeon W-11855M
6x 3.20 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1540
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Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i9-11900H
8x 2.50 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1540
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AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5750G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5750G
8x 3.80 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
1538
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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.

Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
12678
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Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
12450
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Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
12450
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Apple M1 Max Apple M1 Max
10x 3.20 GHz
12402
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Apple M1 Pro (10 Core) Apple M1 Pro (10 Core)
10x 3.20 GHz
12390
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AMD Ryzen 7 3700X AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
8x 3.60 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
12355
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Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i9-11900H
8x 2.50 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
12345
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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.

Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8x 2.50 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
1831
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Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1794
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Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1794
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Apple M1 Max Apple M1 Max
10x 3.20 GHz
1783
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Apple M1 Pro (8 Core) Apple M1 Pro (8 Core)
8x 3.20 GHz
1768
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Apple M1 Pro (10 Core) Apple M1 Pro (10 Core)
10x 3.20 GHz
1768
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Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
1742
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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.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro 3945WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro 3945WX
12x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
12828
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Intel Core i9-9920X Intel Core i9-9920X
12x 3.50 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
12763
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Intel Core i9-10920X Intel Core i9-10920X
12x 3.50 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
12703
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Apple M1 Max Apple M1 Max
10x 3.20 GHz
12693
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Apple M1 Pro (10 Core) Apple M1 Pro (10 Core)
10x 3.20 GHz
12574
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AMD Ryzen 9 3900X AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12x 3.80 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
12454
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Intel Xeon W-3235 Intel Xeon W-3235
12x 3.30 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
11996
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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 Max Apple M1 Max
Apple M1 Max (32 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
10400
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Apple M1 Pro (10 Core) Apple M1 Pro (10 Core)
Apple M1 Pro (16 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
5200
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Apple M1 Pro (8 Core) Apple M1 Pro (8 Core)
Apple M1 Pro (14 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
4550
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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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Intel Core i7-8709G Intel Core i7-8709G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics @ 1.19 GHz
3656
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Apple M2 Apple M2
Apple M2 (8 Core) @ 3.50 GHz
2844
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Apple M1 Apple M1
Apple M1 (8 Core) @ 1.30 GHz
2600
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