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Apple M2 - Benchmark, Test and Specs

Apple M2

CPU generation and familyCPU generation and family

Name: Apple M2 Segment: Mobile
Family: Apple M series Generation: 2
CPU group: Apple M2
Predecessor: -- Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.50 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 Avalanche B core: 4x Blizzard
C core: --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: Apple M2 (8 Core)
GPU frequency: 3.50 GHz GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 128 Shader: 0
Max. GPU Memory: 16 GB Max. displays: 3
Generation: 2 DirectX Version:
Technology: 5 nm Release date: Q1/2022

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: Decode
AVC: Decode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: LPDDR5-5500 Max. Memory: 16 GB
ECC: No Memory channels: 2
PCIe version: 4.0 PCIe lanes:

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

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

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Virtualization: None
ISA extensions: Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation
L2-Cache: 16.00 MB L3-Cache: --
Architecture: M2 Technology: 4 nm
Socket: N/A Release date: Q1/2022
Part Number: --

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Apple MacBook Air 14 (2022)

Benchmark results

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.

Intel Core i7-8709G Intel Core i7-8709G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics @ 1.19 GHz
3656
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AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
AMD Radeon RX 680M @ 2.20 GHz
3548
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AMD Ryzen 7 6800U AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
AMD Radeon RX 680M @ 2.20 GHz
3548
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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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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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