Intel Core i7-8565U vs Apple A13 Bionic

Intel Core i7-8565U on Amazon USA
Apple A13 Bionic on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical characteristics between the processors, with the Intel Core i7-8565U on one side and the Apple A13 Bionic on the other side. The first is dedicated to the ultrabook sector, It has 4 cores, 8 threads, a maximum frequency of 4.6GHz. The second is used on the smartphone segment, it has a total of 6 cores, 6 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.7 GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the number of transistors (if indicated), the amount of cache memory, the maximum RAM memory capacity, the type of memory accepted, the release date, the maximum number of PCIe lanes, the values ​​obtained in Geekbench 4 and Cinebench R15.


Processor Intel Core i7-8565U Apple A13 Bionic
Market (main) Ultrabook Smartphone
ISA x86-64 (64 bit) ARMv8.4-A (64-bit)
Microarchitecture Coffee Lake Lightning, Thunder
Core name Whiskey Lake-U Lightning, Thunder
Family Core i7-8000 A series
Part number(s), S-Spec FJ8068404064405,
Release date Q3 2018 Q3 2018
Lithography 14 nm++ 7 nm (N7 Pro)
Transistors - 8,500,000,000
Cores 4 6
Threads 8 6
Base frequency 1.8 GHz 1.8 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.6 GHz 2.7 GHz
Energy cores - 4x Apple Thunder @ 1.8 GHz
High performance cores - 2x Apple Lightning @ 2.65 GHz
Cache memory 8 MB 8 MB
Max memory capacity 64 GB 4 GB
Memory types DDR4-2400,
Max # of memory channels 2 4
Max memory bandwidth 37.5 GB/s 42.7 GB/s
TDP 15 W 6 W
GPU integrated graphics Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Whiskey Lake) Apple A13 Bionic GPU
GPU cores - 4
GPU execution units 24 32
GPU shading units 192 256
GPU base clock 300 MHz 1,350 MHz
GPU boost clock 1150 MHz 1,350 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 384 GFLOPS 691.2 GFLOPS
Socket BGA1528 SoC
AI accelerator - Neural Engine 8-core
AI computing operations per seconds - 5.5 TOPS
Crypto engine AES New Instructions,
Secure Key
Security Software Guard Extensions,
OS Guard,
Execute Disable Bit,
Boot Guard
Max display resolution 4096 x 2304@60Hz -
(Mac OS X 64-bit | iOS 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
4,615 5,432
(Mac OS X 64-bit | iOS 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
12,001 13,554
(macOS | iOS)
Geekbench 5 single core
944 1,331
(macOS | iOS)
Geekbench 5 multi-core
2,943 3,029
GFLOPS performance
231.9 GFLOPS 154.9 GFLOPS
(Multi-core / watt performance)
Performance / watt ratio
800 pts / W 2,259 pts / W

We can better compare what are the technical differences between the two processors.

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The processor Apple A13 Bionic has a larger number of cores, the maximum frequency of Intel Core i7-8565U is greater, that the thermal dissipation power of Apple A13 Bionic is less. Both were produced in the same year.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two processors, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark software such as Geekbench 4.

Geekbench 5 - Multi-core & single core score - iOS & Mac OS X
Apple A13 Bionic 1,331
Intel Core i7-8565U 944

In single core, the difference is 41%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 3%.

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.


Intel Core i7-8565U AMD equivalentApple A13 Bionic Intel equivalentApple A13 Bionic AMD equivalent

Smartphones with the processor Apple A13 Bionic:

Apple iPhone 11Apple iPhone 11 ProApple iPhone 11 Pro MaxApple iPhone SE (2020) © 2022 - Information - XML sitemap - Privacy policy - Advertising policy - Contact


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