Apple M1 Benchmark. Specs

Apple M1 is based on the M1 architecture. The total of cores is 8 with the threads of 8. The operating base core clock is 3.20 GHz. Turbo-boost is No turbo (per-core). The technology node is 5 nm. L2 Cache is 16.00 MB, L3 Cache is --.

Apple M1 supports the socket type of N/A.

The supported type and memory clock is LPDDR4X-4266 MHz. The maximum RAM capacity is 16 GB. The date of release is - Q4/2020.

Apple M1 specs and benchmark performance

The official technical specifications of the Apple M1 CPU allow defining to what extent it is fast and efficient in the process and which system requirements for games and operational apps it can fit. Please learn the specs and benchmark results.

CPU Cores and Base Frequency Apple M1

Technical specs

Frequency: 3.20 GHz   CPU Cores: 8
Turbo (1 Core): No turbo   CPU Threads: 8
Hyperthreading: No   Overclocking: No
Turbo (8 Cores): No turbo   Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A core: 4x Firestorm   B core: 4x Icestorm
C core: --  

Internal Graphics Apple M1

GPU name: Apple M1 (8 Core)
GPU frequency: 3.20 GHz   GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Generation: 1   Execution units: 128
Max. displays: 2   Technology: 5 nm
Release date: Q4/2020   Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB

Hardware codec support Apple M1

h264: Decode / Encode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode
VP9: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
AVC: Decode
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode

RAM and PCIe Apple M1

Memory type: LPDDR4X-4266   Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2   ECC: No
PCIe version: 4.0  

Encryption Apple M1

AES-NI: Yes  

Thermal Management Apple M1

Tjunction max.: --   TDP up: 20 W
TDP down: 10 W   TDP (PL1): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --  

Technical details Apple M1

L3-Cache: --   Technology: 5 nm
Architecture: M1   Virtualization: None
Socket: N/A   Release date: Q4/2020
Instruction set (ISA): ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)   L2-Cache: 16.00 MB
Part Number: --
ISA extensions: Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation

Devices using this processor Apple M1

Used in: Apple iMac 24 (2021) Apple MacBook Pro 13 (L2020) Apple MacBook Air (2020) Apple Mac mini (2020) Apple iPad Pro 11 (2021) Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)

CPU generation and family Apple M1

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Name: Apple M1   Segment: Mobile
CPU group: Apple M1
Family: Apple M series   Generation: 1
Predecessor: --   Successor: --

Apple M1 CPU in Benchmarks

Please learn the testing results of the Apple M1 CPU in synthetic benchmarks. These data can define the closest competitor and its current position in the models’ rating. Here are points in modern benchmarks, in which Apple M1 has been tested. Pay attention that the data can differ in testing systems.

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