Apple M1 Testing in 8 Benchmarks. Specifications: The architecture is M1 , the number of cores is 8, and the number of threads is 8. The base clock speed of Apple M1 is 1.30 GHz. The model supports motherboards with a socket of N/A. The Supported Memory Type is LPDDR4X-4266 (maximum 16 GB). PCIe version is 4.0.
Apple M1 in 8 Benchmarks. 5 nm, 1.30 GHz
Basic specifications Apple M1
Apple M1 technical specifications and performance testing in benchmarks will open you to all the advantages and disadvantages of Apple M1. Please learn the key figures of the clock speed and L2/L3 cache and make the right decision.
The general technical information depicts the base data of a CPU’s number of cores and threads, and base and turbo-boost clock speed. Here are key features influencing the performance.
|CPU Cores / Threads:||8 / 8|
|Core architecture:||hybrid (big.LITTLE)|
|A core:||4x Firestorm|
|B core:||4x Icestorm|
|A-Core Frequency:||3.20 GHz|
|B-Core Frequency:||2.06 GHz|
CPU generation and family
The generation of a Apple M1 CPU, the segment of usage (computer, server or mobile type), the preceding model of a CPU, and its successor.
|Family:||Apple M series|
|CPU group:||Apple M1|
Not every CPU is equipped with a built-in graphic core. However, if Apple M1 has internal graphics, it is another advantage. Please pay attention to the base and turbo clock speed of the graphic core.
|GPU name:||Apple M1 (8 Core)|
|GPU frequency:||1.30 GHz|
|GPU (Turbo):||No turbo|
|Max. GPU Memory:||8 GB|
Hardware codec support
Technical information that does not affect the final performance.
|h265 / HEVC (8 bit):||Decode / Encode|
|h265 / HEVC (10 bit):||Decode / Encode|
|h264:||Decode / Encode|
|VP9:||Decode / Encode|
|JPEG:||Decode / Encode|
Which memory does Apple M1 support? How many channels are operated and how large the memory capacity can be to build in the motherboard? Here are the general data on the capacity and other technology.
|Max. Memory:||16 GB|
Thermal Management (TDP)
TDP shows which cooling system is necessary for a Apple M1 CPU. It stands for Thermal Design Power. Here are all the CPU specifications: the maximum temperature, the approximate thermal calculation for power supply and others.
|TDP (PL1):||15 W|
|TDP up:||20 W|
|TDP down:||10 W|
Apple M1 technical specifications contain the general data on the technological process of chip production (in nanometer), the cache of L2/L3, the architecture of the central core and ISA extension.
|Instruction set (ISA):||ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)|
|ISA extensions:||Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation|
|Part Number:||APL 1102|
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) Apple M1
Cinebench R23 benchmark produced by Maxon is a real cross-platform set of testing which evaluate the total CPU performance and operates on Cinema4D. The score of the Cinebench R23 (single-core) shows how efficient the CPU in games and operation is.
V-Ray CPU-Render Apple M1
V-Ray® Benchmark is software for testing processor performance under high load. The higher the V-Ray Benchmark score, the faster the processor will run in games or work applications.
Blender 3.1 Benchmark Apple M1
Benchmark Blender 3.1 is an updated version of a modern synthetic test for CPUs. Blender 3.1 tests a CPU in the conditions of rendering complex 3D models and reflects real performance under high load. The higher the Blender 3.1 score is, the faster and more powerful a CPU is.
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) Apple M1
Cinebench R23 is a cross-platform benchmark, which shows the accurate scores of CPU performance. The benchmark’s results reflect the real speed and efficiency of the CPU operation. It is designed on the Cinema 4D software. The testing accounts for hyperthreading and activates all the CPU cores. Learn the results below.
iGPU - FP32 Performance Apple M1
The testing benchmark iGPU is integrated graphics cores in the central processor. The general graphics performance to benchmark the high-speed performance of the video chip is tested. The evaluation scores are presented below. Pay attention that not every manufacturer builds in an inner graphics core. Thus, the general results of the performance do not depend on this parameter, that is considered of good advantage.
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) Apple M1
Many wonders how good the scores of Geekbench 5 in testing CPUs are. So, we are here to answer: they are accurate and impartial to brands. The higher the evaluation of Geekbench 5 in testing performance of a CPU single core is, the better. Check out the results and compare them.
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) Apple M1
A 64-bit version of Geekbench 5 is used for testing CPU performance using all the cores and threads. The Geekbench 5 for multi-core models shows scores of how performing and fast a chip is in the review or comparison.
Blender 2.81 (bmw27) Apple M1
Blender 2.81 (BMW 27) tests the gaming performance of a CPU which is checked by the various scenarios of 3D image rendering. The testing result is presented below.