Apple M1 Specs

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Specifications of the Apple M1 processor dedicated to the laptop sector, it has 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximum frequency of 3.2GHz. The table below makes it possible to observe well the lithography, the number of transistors (if present), the offered cache memory, the maximum capacity of RAM memory that we can get, the type of compatible memory, the release date, the maximum number of PCIe lanes, the values obtained in the Passmark platform, Cinebench R15 and Geekbench 4.


Processor Apple M1
Market (main) Laptop
ISA ARMv8.5-A (64-bit)
Microarchitecture Firestorm, Icestorm
Family M series
Part number(s), S-Spec APL1102
Release date Q4 2020
Lithography 5 nm
Transistors 16,000,000,000
Cores 8
Threads 8
Base frequency 2.1 GHz
Turbo frequency 3.2 GHz
Energy cores 4x Apple Icestorm @ 2.06 GHz
High performance cores 4x Apple Firestorm @ 3.2 GHz
Cache memory 12 MB
Max memory capacity 16 GB
Memory types LPDDR4X-4266
Max # of memory channels 2
Max memory bandwidth 68.25 GB/s
TDP 14 W
GPU integrated graphics Apple M1 GPU
GPU cores 8
GPU execution units 128
GPU shading units 1,024
GPU clock 1,278 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 2,610 GFLOPS
Socket SoC
AI accelerator AI accelerator 16-core
AI computing operations per seconds 11 TOPS
Cinebench R15 single thread 196
Cinebench R15 multi-thread 1,034
Cinebench R20 single thread 392
Cinebench R20 multi-thread 1,974
Cinebench R23 single thread 1,511
Cinebench R23 multi-thread 7,419
AnTuTu 1,052,349
PassMark single thread 3,721
PassMark CPU Mark 15,015
Geekbench 5 single core
Geekbench 5 multi-core

Performances :

Performance comparison between this processor and those of equivalent power, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

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Performance comparison on the AnTuTu benchmark platform for mobile devices:

AnTuTu - Total score
Apple M1 1,052,349
Apple A15 Bionic 839,664
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G 822,852
Apple A12Z Bionic 712,218
Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G 702,560

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

Performance comparison on the Cinebench R15 benchmark platform for IT devices:

Cinebench R15 - Multi-thread & single thread score
Intel Core i7-9750H 183
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 180
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U 166
Intel Core i7-9850H 190
Intel Core i7-10710U 180
Apple M1 196
Intel Core i7-11370H 218
Intel Core i7-1185G7 229
Intel Core i7-1195G7 247
Intel Core i7-11375H 222

Cinebench R15 evaluates the performance of CPU calculations by restoring a photorealistic 3D scene. The scene has 2,000 objects, 300,000 polygons, uses sharp and fuzzy reflections, bright areas, shadows, procedural shaders, antialiasing, and so on. The faster the rendering of the scene is created, the more powerful the PC is, with a high number of points.

Performance comparison on the Cinebench R20 benchmark platform for computers:

Cinebench R20 - Multi-thread & single thread score
Intel Core i5-9300H 410
Intel Core i5-10300H 457
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 450
Intel Core i5-1135G7 515
Intel Core i5-1038NG7 432
Apple M1 392
Intel Core i5-9400H 437
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H 350
Intel Core i5-8279U 410
Intel Core i7-10810U 433

Cinebench R20 is a multi-platform test software which allows to evaluate the hardware capacities of a device such as a computer, a tablet, a server. This version of Cinebench takes into account recent developments in processors with multiple cores and the latest improvements in rendering techniques. The evaluation is ultimately even more relevant.

Performance comparison on the Cinebench R23 benchmark platform for computer processors:

Cinebench R23 - Multi-thread & single thread score
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U 1,200
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H 1,140
Intel Core i9-9980HK 1,175
Intel Core i7-10875H 1,254
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U 1,152
Apple M1 1,511
Intel Core i7-10850H 1,181
Intel Core i7-10750H 1,136
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U 1,155
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 1,165

Cinebench R23 is cross-platform testing software that allows you to assess the hardware capabilities of a device such as a computer, tablet, server. This version of Cinebench takes into account recent developments in processors with multiple cores and the latest improvements in rendering techniques. The evaluation is ultimately even more relevant. The test scene contains no less than 2,000 objects and more than 300,000 polygons in total.

Performance comparison on the Passmark benchmark platform for processors:

iOS PassMark - CPU Mark
Apple M1 15,015
Apple A15 Bionic 10,067
Apple A12Z Bionic 8,611
Apple A14 Bionic 7,841
Apple A12X Bionic 7,739

PassMark is a benchmarking software that performs several performance tests including prime numbers, integers, floating point, compression, physics, extended instructions, encoding, sorting. The higher the score is, the higher is the device capacity.

Performance comparison on the Passmark benchmark platform for computing machines:

PassMark - CPU Mark
AMD Ryzen 5 5600U 3,018
Intel Core i5-11400H 3,015
Intel Core i7-10875H 2,785
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U 2,558
Intel Core i9-10880H 2,745
Apple M1 3,721
Intel Core i9-9980HK 2,643
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H 2,463
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS 2,454
Intel Core i7-1195G7 3,450

PassMark is a benchmarking software that performs several performance tests including prime numbers, integers, floating point, compression, physics, extended instructions, encoding, sorting. The higher the score is, the higher is the device capacity.

On macOS: performance comparison in Geekbench 5 with macOS operating system.

Geekbench 5 - Multi-core & single core score - macOS
Apple M1 Max 1,747
Apple M1 Pro 1,707
Apple M1 1,711
Intel Core i7-10875H 1,211
Intel Core i9-10980HK 1,120
Intel Core i9-9880H 1,057
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS 1,167

Geekbench 5 is a software for measuring the performance of a computer system, for fixed devices, mobile devices, servers. This platform makes it possible to better compare the power of the CPU, the computing power and to compare it with similar or totally different systems. Geekbench 5 includes new workloads that represent work tasks and applications that we can find in reality.

List of comparisons:

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List of benchmarks:

AnTuTuCinebench R15Cinebench R20Cinebench R23Geekbench 5 on macOSPassMark

See also:

Apple M1 MaxApple M1 ProApple M1X © 2021 - Information - XML sitemap - Privacy policy - Advertising policy - Contact


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