Apple M1 Max specifications and performance

Apple M1 Max is a 10 cores and 10 threads CPU processor produced by Apple. Apple M1 Max was released on 2022-05-07, the fabrication process is 5nm (nanometer), the CPU codename is Apple M1, the instruction set architecture is ARMv8, and the CPU's integrated graphics (iGPU) is Apple M1 Max GPU (32-core).

Basic Information

Vendor / Supplier Apple
Short name apple m1 max
Release date 2022-05-07
CPU code name Apple M1
Fabrication process 5nm (nanometer)
Instruction set architecture ARMv8
Market Laptop
Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Apple M1 Max GPU (32-core)

CPU core specifications

Total number of cores 10 cores
Total number of threads 10 threads
Number of performance cores 8 cores
Number of performance core threads 8 threads
Performance core base frequency / main frequency 3.2GHz
Performance core maximum turbo frequency
Number of energy efficiency cores 2 cores
Number of energy-efficient core threads 2 threads
Energy efficiency core basic frequency / main frequency 2.1GHz
Energy efficiency core maximum turbo frequency

CPU cache and frequency

Bus frequency
L1 Cache 192 KB
L2 Cache 24 MB
L3 Cache
Unlock multiplier No

Memory specifications

Maximum supported memory 64GB
Memory frequency support
  • - LPDDR5-6400MHz
Maximum number of memory channels 8
Maximum memory bandwidth 409.6GB/s
ECC support No

Package specifications

CPU Socket Apple M-Socket
Default thermal design power / TDP PL1 30W
Maximum Turbo Power Consumption / TDP PL2
Maximum temperature
PCIe interface
PCIe lane count

Integrated Graphics specifications

Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Apple M1 Max GPU (32-core)
Base frequency 450MHz
Maximum acceleration frequency 1296MHz
Number of execution units 512
Stream Processors / Shading Units 4096
Texture Units / TMUs 256
Raster Operations Units / ROPs 128
Total Graphics Power / TGP 60W
FP32 computing performance

Cinebench R23 performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score

PassMark performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score
Integer math 47 GOps/sec
Floating point math 65 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 280 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 32.9 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 12.3 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 276 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 2828 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 11.8 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
Multi-core performance
File compression 1450 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 105.1 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 329.2 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 317 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 249.6 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 42.2 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 122.8 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 14.9 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)