Apple M2

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Technical specifications and performance with the benchmarks of the Apple M2 processor dedicated to the laptop sector, it has 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximum frequency of 3.5GHz. 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 and Geekbench.


ProcessorApple M2
Market (main)Laptop
ISAARMv8.5-A (64-bit)
MicroarchitectureAvalanche, Blizzard
Core nameAvalanche, Blizzard
FamilyM series
Part number(s), S-Spec

M2, APL1109, APL1W09, T8112
Release dateQ2 2022
Lithography5 nm FinFET N5P
Base frequency2.42 GHz
Turbo frequency3.5 GHz
Energy cores

4x Apple Blizzard @ 2.42 GHz
High performance cores

4x Apple Avalanche @ 3.5 GHz
Cache memory20 MB
Max memory capacity24 GB
Memory types

LPDDR5-6400 (3200 MHz)
Max # of memory channels2
Max memory bandwidth102.4 GB/s
GPU integrated graphicsApple M2 GPU 10-Core
GPU cores10
GPU execution units160
GPU shading units1,280
GPU clock1,398 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point3,578 GFLOPS
AI accelerator

AI accelerator 16-core
AI computing operations per seconds15.8 TOPS
Max display resolution

6016 x 3384@60Hz (Thunderbolt),
5120 x 2880@60Hz (Thunderbolt),
3840 x 2160@60Hz (HDMI)
Video decodingH.264, HEVC 4K
Video encodingH.264, HEVC
Connectivity2 Thunderbolt 4, 2 USB-A, 1 HDMI 2.0
Cinebench R15 single thread225
Cinebench R15 multi-thread1,222
Cinebench R20 single thread376
Cinebench R20 multi-thread2,344
Cinebench R23 single thread1,747
Cinebench R23 multi-thread8,783
Cinebench 2024 single thread119
Cinebench 2024 multi-thread572
PassMark single thread3,937
PassMark CPU Mark15,464
(Mac OS X)
Geekbench 4 single core
(Mac OS X)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
Geekbench 5 single core
Geekbench 5 multi-core
Geekbench 6 single core
Geekbench 6 multi-core
GFLOPS Performance
226.3 GFLOPS
(Multi-core / watt performance)
Performance / watt ratio
1,372 pts / W

Performance with the benchmarks:

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

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Performance comparison with the AnTuTu benchmark platform for mobile devices:

AnTuTu - Total Score
Qualcomm SM8650-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 2,089,914
Samsung Exynos 2400 1,699,951
MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ 1,519,534
MediaTek Dimensity 8300 1,448,593
Apple A17 Pro 1,435,789
Apple M2 1,413,244
MediaTek Dimensity 8300 Ultra 1,404,057
Qualcomm SM8550-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 1,299,092
Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 1,253,156
MediaTek Dimensity 9200 1,137,631

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 with the Cinebench R15 benchmark platform for IT devices:

Cinebench R15 - Multi-Thread & Single Thread Score
Intel Core i3-1220P 289
Intel Core i9-10885H 187
Intel Core i7-9750H 183
Intel Core i5-10500H 184
Apple M2 225
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U 183
Intel Core i7-10850H 201
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U 213
Intel Core i5-1335U 227
Intel Core i5-1345U 244

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 with the Cinebench R20 benchmark platform for computers:

Cinebench R20 - Multi-Thread & Single Thread Score
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U 439
AMD Ryzen 3 5400U 478
Intel Core i7-11390H 602
Intel Core i5-1250PE 523
AMD Ryzen 5 5500H 476
Apple M2 376
Intel Core i5-1250P 536
Intel Core i5-11320H 549
Intel Core i7-1195G7 551
Intel Core i7-1185G7 553

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 with the Cinebench R23 benchmark platform for computer processors:

Cinebench R23 - Multi-Thread & Single Thread Score
AMD Ryzen 7 5700U 1,247
Intel Core i5-11260H 1,080
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS 1,150
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H 1,150
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U 1,451
Apple M2 1,747
Intel Core i9-9880H 1,162
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U 1,395
Intel Xeon E-2276M 1,132
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U 1,200

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 with the Cinebench 2024 benchmark platform for computer processors:

Cinebench 2024 - Multi-Thread & Single Thread Score
Apple M1 Pro 8-Core 114
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U 100
AMD Ryzen 7 7840U 98
Intel Core i5-1340P 92
Apple M3 138
Apple M2 119
Apple M1 110
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7530U 67
AMD Ryzen 5 7530U 68
Intel Core i7-1360P 96

Cinebench 2024 is a benchmarking software that includes various tools for 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, motion graphics, composition and color grading capabilities. With for example a GPU-accelerated rendering engine, a 3D simulation tool, digital sculpture and painting, intelligent assets, models, shaders, and other materials, production tools.

Performance comparison with the Passmark benchmark platform for processors:

iOS PassMark - CPU Mark
Apple M2 15,464
Apple A17 Pro 12,366
Apple A16 Bionic 11,223
Apple A15 Bionic 10,067
Apple A12Z Bionic 8,611

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 with 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 5 5625U 3,116
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U 2,558
Apple M2 3,937
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U 2,948
Intel Core i7-1365U 3,633
Intel Core i9-10880H 2,745
Intel Core i5-1250PE 1,964

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.

With MAC OS X: performance comparison with Geekbench 4 and the MAC OS X operating system.

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - Mac OS X
Apple M1 Max 6,337
Apple M1 Pro 10-Core 6,103
Intel Core i9-9980HK 5,576
Apple M1 Pro 8-Core 5,958
Intel Core i9-9880H 5,285
Apple M2 6,535
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U 6,170
Intel Xeon E-2276M 5,689
Intel Core i9-10880H 6,108
Intel Xeon E-2286M 5,832

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

With macOS: performance comparison with Geekbench 5 and the macOS operating system.

Geekbench 5 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - macOS
Apple M3 2,236
Intel Core i5-13600H 1,468
Apple M1 Pro 8-Core 1,751
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX 1,536
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 1,457
Apple M2 1,911
Intel Core i7-12650H 1,688
Intel Core i7-11800H 1,468
Intel Xeon W-11955M 1,223
Apple M1 1,744

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.

With macOS: performance comparison with Geekbench 6 and the macOS operating system.

Geekbench 6 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - macOS
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX 1,956
Apple M1 Pro 8-Core 2,339
Intel Core i9-13980HX 1,831
Intel Core i7-12700H 2,390
Intel Core i7-13700HX 2,258
Apple M2 2,484
Intel Core i9-12900H 2,030
Apple M1 2,375
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 1,876
Intel Core i9-10980HK 1,616

Geekbench 6 is a benchmarking platform that is capable of evaluating the performance of a device across multiple operating systems. The software evaluates processor power, with its ability to support different tasks, such as file compression, browsing; GPU computing capabilities, with image editing, video editing, gaming skills, machine learning workloads.

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List of benchmarks:

AnTuTuCinebench R15Cinebench R20Cinebench R23Cinebench 2024Geekbench 4 Mac OS XGeekbench 5 macOSGeekbench 6 macOSPassMarkGFLOPS Performance

See also:

Apple M1Apple M1 MaxApple M1 Pro 10-CoreApple M1 Pro 8-CoreApple M1 UltraApple M2 MaxApple M2 Pro 10-CoreApple M2 Pro 12-CoreApple M2 UltraApple M3Apple M3 Max 14-CoreApple M3 Max 16-CoreApple M3 Pro 11-CoreApple M3 Pro 12-Core © 2024 - About us - XML sitemap - Privacy policy - Advertising policy - Contact


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