Apple M1 8-Core GPU: specs and benchmarks


Apple started M1 8-Core GPU sales 10 November 2020. This is high-end notebook card based on 5 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 55.44 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090.

General info

Of Apple M1 8-Core GPU's architecture, market type and release date.
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Release date
10 November 2020

Technical specs

Apple M1 8-Core GPU's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Apple M1 8-Core GPU's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 10752 (GA102)
Core clock speed
1278 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
5 nm


Parameters of memory installed on Apple M1 8-Core GPU: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Shared memory

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Apple M1 8-Core GPU. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


3DMark Ice Storm GPU


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Apple M1 8-Core GPU is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

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