Apple M1: specs and benchmarks

Summary

Apple started Apple M1 sales 10 November 2020. This is notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 5 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 11.96 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Apple M1 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Apple Apple M-Series
 
Release date
10 November 2020
 

Technical specs

Apple M1's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Apple M1's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
8
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.2 GHz
 
L1 cache
2 MB
 
of 0.875 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
16 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
5 nm
 
Transistor count
16000 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Apple M1.
Integrated graphics
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Apple M1. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

11.96

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

208

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

1020

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Apple M1 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Apple M1 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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